Confused on finding a perfect handmade gift idea for this valentine. Try this one!
Materials: cross stitch fabric (you could use blue color like mine, or white); embroidery threads (black, red, white, yellow).
Tools: embroidery hoop & embroidery needle
For mickey & minnie’s head: black color cross stitch, 2 strands of thread
For mickey & minnie’s face: white color cross stitch, 2 strands and the outline is black, only use 1 strand of thread
For the heart and minnie’s hat outline: 1 strand of black thread
For the car : 2 strands of black thread
How to make it:
First, start with the cross stitch for the car’s shadow (2 strands) or if you want to make it unbold, use only 1 strand of black thread
Then use backstitch to make the smoke
How to do the backstitch:
Finished the car, start with minnie’s head
How to do the cross stitch faster:
To cross stitch faster, stitch one direction (for example from top left to bottow right) then change the direction.
After finished, cross stitch red 2 strands for the heart, minnie’s hat and the daisy flower on minnie’s hat: white and yellow.
Voila, it’s finished.
You could also modify by using many thread colors to cross stitch the car also.
You could also sew this cross stitch into the things such as book’s cover, bag, cushion cover and any other things.