Tent Pattern

Tent Pattern

Pattern includes donkey motif A, 6 x 6⅜ inches; guitar motif B, 4¾ x 4⅝ inches; tent motif C, 4⅝ x 4⅝ inches and flower D, 1½ x 2¾ inches. A chart for placing the colors is also included in the pattern.

Mexican motifs give a gay and colorful air to table linens—and they are quite the vogue in decorative embroidery. As shown in the illustration, they are smart used on a lunch cloth, curtains and towels. The motifs are also suitable for lunch sets, runners, pillows, etc. The small flowers are for napkins. The design is entirely in cross-stitch and the crosses are 8 to the inch, suitable for six-strand cotton. The colors used for working are dark gray, light gray, dark green, light green, red, dark blue, light blue, yellow, orange, black, dark brown, light brown and purple.

HOW TO USE DESIGN—A 36, 45 or 54-inch lunch cloth trimmed with four motifs as illustrated is very effective. Two donkey motifs A, one guitar motif B and one tent motif C were used on the cloth. Motifs A are shown on the curtains and motifs B on the towels. A lunch set consisting of a centerpiece and four place mats would be very effective trimmed with these designs. The place mats, finished size 11 x 15 inches, may be trimmed with motifs B, placing one motif in the upper left hand corner of each mat. The centerpiece, 11 inches wide and the desired length, may be trimmed with motifs A, placing one at each end. Napkins trimmed with the small flowers D will complete the set. A 12 or 14-inch square pillow trimmed with motif A would be charming.

TO EMBROIDER—Follow the chart for placing the colors. Six-strand cotton—four strands in the needle—is used for the work. The entire design is worked in cross stitch. The most satisfactory results are obtained when the crosses touch as shown in the detail. Follow chart in the pattern for placing the colors.


Cross Stitch Patterns
Tent Pattern CHART
Cross Stitch Patterns color chart

Guitar and Sombrero Pattern

Guitar and Sombrero Pattern

Pattern includes donkey motif A, 6 x 6⅜ inches; guitar motif B, 4¾ x 4⅝ inches; tent motif C, 4⅝ x 4⅝ inches and flower D, 1½ x 2¾ inches. A chart for placing the colors is also included in the pattern.

Mexican motifs give a gay and colorful air to table linens—and they are quite the vogue in decorative embroidery. As shown in the illustration, they are smart used on a lunch cloth, curtains and towels. The motifs are also suitable for lunch sets, runners, pillows, etc. The small flowers are for napkins. The design is entirely in cross-stitch and the crosses are 8 to the inch, suitable for six-strand cotton. The colors used for working are dark gray, light gray, dark green, light green, red, dark blue, light blue, yellow, orange, black, dark brown, light brown and purple.

HOW TO USE DESIGN—A 36, 45 or 54-inch lunch cloth trimmed with four motifs as illustrated is very effective. Two donkey motifs A, one guitar motif B and one tent motif C were used on the cloth. Motifs A are shown on the curtains and motifs B on the towels. A lunch set consisting of a centerpiece and four place mats would be very effective trimmed with these designs. The place mats, finished size 11 x 15 inches, may be trimmed with motifs B, placing one motif in the upper left hand corner of each mat. The centerpiece, 11 inches wide and the desired length, may be trimmed with motifs A, placing one at each end. Napkins trimmed with the small flowers D will complete the set. A 12 or 14-inch square pillow trimmed with motif A would be charming.

TO EMBROIDER—Follow the chart for placing the colors. Six-strand cotton—four strands in the needle—is used for the work. The entire design is worked in cross stitch. The most satisfactory results are obtained when the crosses touch as shown in the detail. Follow chart in the pattern for placing the colors.


Cross Stitch Patterns
Guitar and Sombrero Pattern CHART
Cross Stitch Patterns color chart

Donkey Pattern

Donkey Pattern

Pattern includes donkey motif A, 6 x 6⅜ inches; guitar motif B, 4¾ x 4⅝ inches; tent motif C, 4⅝ x 4⅝ inches and flower D, 1½ x 2¾ inches. A chart for placing the colors is also included in the pattern.

Mexican motifs give a gay and colorful air to table linens—and they are quite the vogue in decorative embroidery. As shown in the illustration, they are smart used on a lunch cloth, curtains and towels. The motifs are also suitable for lunch sets, runners, pillows, etc. The small flowers are for napkins. The design is entirely in cross-stitch and the crosses are 8 to the inch, suitable for six-strand cotton. The colors used for working are dark gray, light gray, dark green, light green, red, dark blue, light blue, yellow, orange, black, dark brown, light brown and purple.

HOW TO USE DESIGN—A 36, 45 or 54-inch lunch cloth trimmed with four motifs as illustrated is very effective. Two donkey motifs A, one guitar motif B and one tent motif C were used on the cloth. Motifs A are shown on the curtains and motifs B on the towels. A lunch set consisting of a centerpiece and four place mats would be very effective trimmed with these designs. The place mats, finished size 11 x 15 inches, may be trimmed with motifs B, placing one motif in the upper left hand corner of each mat. The centerpiece, 11 inches wide and the desired length, may be trimmed with motifs A, placing one at each end. Napkins trimmed with the small flowers D will complete the set. A 12 or 14-inch square pillow trimmed with motif A would be charming.

TO EMBROIDER—Follow the chart for placing the colors. Six-strand cotton—four strands in the needle—is used for the work. The entire design is worked in cross stitch. The most satisfactory results are obtained when the crosses touch as shown in the detail. Follow chart in the pattern for placing the colors.


Cross Stitch Patterns
Donkey Pattern CHART
Cross Stitch Patterns color chart

Mexican Motifs in Cross-Stitch | McCall's No. 891

Mexican Motifs in Cross-Stitch | McCall's No. 891

Mexican Motifs
Pattern 891
McCall's Pattern Company
Original Copyright 1941

Patterns Included: 
Donkey, Guitar and Sombrero, Tent, Rose

Pattern includes donkey motif A, 6 x 6⅜ inches; guitar motif B, 4¾ x 4⅝ inches; tent motif C, 4⅝ x 4⅝ inches and flower D, 1½ x 2¾ inches. Mexican motifs in cross stitch are perfect for trimming towels, lunch cloths, curtains, lunch sets, and pillows.


Jack Frost Yarn Company Vintage eBooks

Browse and print the patterns for free, or buy the ad-free eBooks. Purchase of these eBooks and bundle packs help defray the costs of the websites. Thank you for your support!

Please note: An eBook is an electronic, downloadable book. You will not receive a hard copy in the mail.

 

Feel free to try out a free eBook first to see what you can expect.

 

These vintage pattern books have been digitally restored, recreated as a downloadable pdf file and offered to you at the low price of only $1.49 per book. Download is immediately available to you when payment is received.

| Back to Main eBooks Page |

blouse book
sweaters for men and boys
sweaters for boys and girls
handbags
Jack Frost
Volume 30
Jack Frost
Volume 40
Jack Frost
Volume 46
Jack Frost
Volume 48
buy button
buy button
buy button
buy button
Sweaters
sweaters
Jack Frost
Volume 52
Jack Frost
Volume 53
buy button
buy button
Two Needle Mittens Volume 56
two needle socks
Jack Frost
Volume 56
Jack Frost
Volume 57
buy button
Not Available
Baby Book
gypsy vest book
Jack Frost
Volume 61
Jack Frost
Volume 75
buy button
buy button

Lilacs and Tulips Chart Pattern

Lilacs and Tulips Chart Pattern

Pattern includes one transfer 13¾" x 18¾" for cross-stitch floral spray with crosses 7 to the inch. A chart for placing the colors is also included in the pattern.

Done in the style of a flower print, this cross-stitch "print" carries out a lovely idea in decor. The rich color scheme of this beautiful spray of tulips and lilacs will blend with almost any interior. If you choose the colors in six-strand embroidery colons to match those on the envelope, the picture will have the richness and beauty of a painting.

MATERIALS REQUIRED—Six-strand embroidery cotton should be used for the work in the following colors and amounts. One skein each of light yellow, yellow, orange yellow, rust, peach, medium coral, deep coral, pale coral, bright rose, soft rose, rose, medium wine, dark wine, pink, light yellow green, gold brown and black and two skeins each of lavender, violet, deep violet, medium green, dark green, light blue green and blue green.

BACKGROUND MATERIAL—Unbleached muslin, smooth linen, medium weight linen-like cotton are suggested materials for the background. The background may be white, grey or a pastel color. Use a piece of material about 18" x 23" or larger, if desired. See framing directions below. The design is also suitable for a wall hanging.

CROSS-STITCH—Follow the chart in the pattern for placing the colors and use six strands of cotton in the needle for the work. It is very important when working cross-stitch to have the crosses of the entire piece crossed in the same direction. A cross is made of an under stitch and an over stitch; all the under stitches must be worked in one direction and all the over stitches must cross them in the opposite direction. Whether one starts at the left and works right, or whether one starts at the right and works toward the left is optional. However, all the rows should be worked to the right or left throughout the entire piece. Keep the stitches as even as possible. Be sure to make all crosses touch. To do this, put the needle in the same hole as used for the adjoining stitch.

SUGGESTIONS FOR FRAMING—This lovely spray of flowers when worked in cross-stitch is about 13¾" x 18¾". You may allow a narrow one-inch background margin around the piece when framing, or from two to three inches, as desired. The frame may be natural, antique white, ivory, maple, gold, mahogany, etc. When using a rectangular frame as shown on the front of envelope, the frame should be about one inch wide or more.

Before framing, the embroidered piece should be stretched over a stiff piece of cardboard, cut the exact size of the frame. In stretching material, be sure to keep the design perfectly straight. Pins driven through the material and into the edge of the cardboard will be helpful in keeping the material straight and tight. The edges of material may be pasted down on the wrong side of the cardboard, or caught together with zig-zag stitches to hold the embroidery in place.


Lilacs and Tulips Chart Pattern
Lilacs and Tulips Chart Pattern

Lilacs and Tulips in Cross-Stitch | McCall's No. 1397

Lilacs and Tulips in Cross-Stitch | McCall's No. 1397

Lilacs and Tulips
Pattern 1397
McCall's Pattern Company
Original Copyright 1948

Patterns Included: 
Lilacs and Tulips

A decorative floral spray 13¾ x 18¾ inches for a picture.

MATERIALS REQUIRED—Six-strand embroidery cotton should be used for the work in the following colors and amounts. One skein each of light yellow, yellow, orange yellow, rust, peach, medium coral, deep coral, pale coral, bright rose, soft rose, rose, medium wine, dark wine, pink, light yellow green, gold brown and black and two skeins each of lavender, violet, deep violet, medium green, dark green, light blue green and blue green.


Patterns: 

Flower #1 Chart Pattern

Flower #1 Chart Pattern

Pattern includes 2 designs A, 3¼ x 21 inches; 2 of B, 3⅛ x 21 inches; 2 of C, 3½ x 21 inches, and scallops for the back of each design. A chart for placing the colors is also included.

It's nice to vary plain linens with handmade sets, and with these designs, towels and pillow cases can be effectively trimmed. The edges may be finished with contrasting borders or with crochet. The designs are 21 inches wide and can be adapted to narrower or wider widths. To make the design narrower, cut it off evenly at both ends. To make it wider, extend the end scallops with a pencil. The crosses in the designs are 10 to the inch, suitable for six-strand cotton. The chart enclosed in the pattern lists the colors used in each design.

SUGGESTED MATERIALS—Plain linen or fine smooth huck toweling may be used for towels, and contrasting linen or cotton with a linen finish for the borders. Pillow case tubing is suggested for the pillow cases, and contrasting percale, gingham or chambray for the borders. If finishing edge with crochet, use No. 50 or 60 mercerized crochet cotton and steel crochet hook No. 11 or 12.

DESIGN FINISHED WITH CROCHETED EDGE—The illustration shows design C used a crocheted edge. Designs A and B may be finished in the same way, if desired.

CROCHETED BORDER—As a foundation for the crochet, run a row of fine machine stitching along the stamped line forming the scallops. Then run a second row of stitching as close as possible to the first row. Press stitching flat. Cut away material at outer edge, cutting ⅛ inch beyond the machine stitching. Work over the edge (covering the stitching) with single crochet, making a picot every half inch.

TO EMBROIDER—Six-strand cotton (four strands in the needle) should be used for the work. Follow the chart for placing the colors. The stitches are cross stitch and lazy daisy stitch. In working the cross stitch, be sure the crosses touch, as shown in the detail.


Flower #1 Chart Pattern
Flower #1 Chart Pattern

Flower #2 Chart Pattern

Flower #2 Chart Pattern

Pattern includes 2 designs A, 3¼ x 21 inches; 2 of B, 3⅛ x 21 inches; 2 of C, 3½ x 21 inches, and scallops for the back of each design. A chart for placing the colors is also included.

It's nice to vary plain linens with handmade sets, and with these designs, towels and pillow cases can be effectively trimmed. The edges may be finished with contrasting borders or with crochet. The designs are 21 inches wide and can be adapted to narrower or wider widths. To make the design narrower, cut it off evenly at both ends. To make it wider, extend the end scallops with a pencil. The crosses in the designs are 10 to the inch, suitable for six-strand cotton. The chart enclosed in the pattern lists the colors used in each design.

SUGGESTED MATERIALS—Plain linen or fine smooth huck toweling may be used for towels, and contrasting linen or cotton with a linen finish for the borders. Pillow case tubing is suggested for the pillow cases, and contrasting percale, gingham or chambray for the borders. If finishing edge with crochet, use No. 50 or 60 mercerized crochet cotton and steel crochet hook No. 11 or 12.

DESIGN FINISHED WITH CROCHETED EDGE—The illustration shows design C used a crocheted edge. Designs A and B may be finished in the same way, if desired.

CROCHETED BORDER—As a foundation for the crochet, run a row of fine machine stitching along the stamped line forming the scallops. Then run a second row of stitching as close as possible to the first row. Press stitching flat. Cut away material at outer edge, cutting ⅛ inch beyond the machine stitching. Work over the edge (covering the stitching) with single crochet, making a picot every half inch.

TO EMBROIDER—Six-strand cotton (four strands in the needle) should be used for the work. Follow the chart for placing the colors. The stitches are cross stitch and lazy daisy stitch. In working the cross stitch, be sure the crosses touch, as shown in the detail.


Flower #2 Chart Pattern
Flower #2 Chart Pattern
Syndicate content (C01 _th3me_)