Earn Your Stripes

Cross-stitch three chevron bands across Aida cloth. Then finish it into gift wrap using elastic hair bands.

Materials: 5" square of 16-count white Aida cloth 1-1/8"-diameter covered button Embroidery floss: blue and green

Download the cross-stitch chart here.

See common embroidery stitches here.


Assemble the Button:

1. Fold Aida cloth square in half, then in half again to find the center. Referring to the cross-stitch chart complete all cross- stitches. 2. Refer to "M.I.Y. Covered Buttons," to cut out and assemble covered button.


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