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I am not sure if I should call this the "companion canvas" to Patt and Lee's wonderful 15 Dogs in 15 Colors canvas, which is also listed here, or call it the Cat Lover's Version.
I think I am going to go with door #2. This is another of Patt's excellent Scrap Thread Designs. As with the similar 15 Dogs design you are absolutely not tied to the colors Patt has used.
Patt is an excellent stitcher with a wide knowledge of amazing stitches (online me, I know 2, maybe 3). This canvas comes with her Stitch Guide.
The whole point to the scrap threads idea is to use what you have in your stash. These designs are the perfect way to recycle all the many left over skeins, hanks, cards and whatever you have left over from your needlepoint projects.
Use what ever you have, if it looks right to you it is right. 16 mesh canvas is adaptable, you can use doubled embroidery floss, #8 cotton, #5 size cotton, wool, silk, the list is endless.
Or you can follow Patt's suggested colors and threads in her Stitch Guide.
Patt has stitched a sample of this design, using her own scrap threads.
Patt & Lee Design canvases are Glicee Original Design Needlepoint. These are superior needlepoint canvases, the edges and the colors are crisp & clean.
The design area is 9.25 x 9 inches. The entire canvas measures 14 X 13 inches. it is 16 mesh.
Dry Blocking is recommended when finishing your project. Do not use excessive water.
This canvas does not include any threads or yarn.
All NewNeedlepoint canvases have folded and machine hemmed edges or carefully taped canvases edges. I prefer to hem them when there is enough extra canvas to permit it.
Each canvas includes a correct size needle.
Remember to stitch 2-3 additional rows all around the completed canvas for finishing.
For free Needlepoint Instruction and a few of the best basic stitches I like http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Needlepoint
Large needlepoint canvases will be rolled and sent in a mailing tube,
smaller canvases will be sent flat in a padded envelope. I do not offer finishing services.