Celebrate the beauty and history of Navajo weaving with this stylish bag designed by Julia Lucas. Inspired by the rugs and blankets created for centuries in the Southwest, the warm colors and unique design make this the perfect accessory whether done in needlepoint or cross-stitch.
Design size: 10 x 9" (25.4 x 22.9cm)
Stitch count: 120w x 108h
Model fabric: 12-mesh White Mono Deluxe Canvas by Zweigart to complete in needlepoint or 12-ct. white aida to complete in cross-stitch
Materials needed to complete: needlepoint canvas or cross-stitch fabric, tapestry wool and DMC #5 perle cotton (for needlepoint) or DMC cotton embroidery floss (for cross-stitch), red faux-suede fabric, off-white fabric for lining, basting spray, matching sewing thread, and beaded acrylic handles
This is a downloadable pattern, first published in November 2008 issue of Cross-Stitch & Needlework magazine. Supplies used to stitch this pattern were available at the time of publication. However, you may need to find substitutes if supplies are no longer available.