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Audrey Hepburn Charade bundle by Tom Katsumi

Contents:

  • 15-page, color-separated grid stitch pattern delivered as a digital PDF
  • Zweigart 18-count black aida, pre-cut to 12 x 12 in./30cm
  • 7 skeins of DMC cotton floss: B5200, 02, 03, 317, 414, 415, 3799
  • Size 26 tapestry needle, high-polish or nickel-free/hypoallergenic
  • Optional: FSC-certified beechwood embroidery hoop, 6, 7, or 8 inches (8 in. pictured)

Description

Audrey Hepburn & James Coburn – from Charade (1963)

One of a 4-part series inspired by classic cinema and the motif of light and shadow in the darkness – whether it be from moonlight, a spotlight or the glow of the projector in a dark cinema.

This piece is done in “grid-stitch,” a new method and alternative to cross stitch that uses backstitch and negative space to give a smoother, more detailed image across a smaller area. The color-separated pattern comes in two versions—one with a white background for printing, and one with a black background for screen viewing—and adds one color per page to clearly show which stitches to work against the ones that are already done.

Size: 100 x 80 stitches, approx. 5 x 4 inches on 18ct aida