Wednesday 16 March 2016

Bunch of balloons - colourful cross stitch design

Bunch of balloons - colourful cross stitch design

Colour DMC Number Anchor Number
Black 310

Yellow 444

Blue 597

Green 703

Pink 605

Red 606


Hello everyone,
I have a friend who want to stitch something bright and colourful to cheer herself up while the nights are still dark so I drew this design for her. This version of a bunch of balloons pattern is designed to be easy to sew with only whole stitches and no shading.
I would like to bring out another version of this pattern to see what I can come up with when I include some backstitch and half stitches. The version so far is turning out to have many more balloons in it so could be a challenge but I'll save that for another time.
The colours of the balloons can be changed around to whatever takes your fancy or if you have a few odd ends of embroidery thread this will be a great way to use it up.

If you like this design here are a few suggestions of other bright, colourful and fun cross stitch designs:

Pink and purple baby girl birth sampler design
Little Rainbow over the Hills Cross stitch design
Small pink and purple princess castle
Mummy's princess - heart with a crown

Geometric black and purple cross stitch design
Rainbow coloured Geometric pattern
Pretty circle of Butterflies and Flowers
Wishing well card sized cross stitch design
Primrose Fairy
Cute bird sitting in some bushes
Make a Wish - Dandelion seeds turning into Butterflies
Blue and green sewn bird
Bright orange and yellow summer sun motif

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