Backstitching: stitch length 2
Cross stitch pattern - 2 Hedgehog with apple on Etsy, $3.00
Owl Cross Stitch Pattern
have to find a nice old painted frame flyscreen from the tip shop to adapt this idea..the smaller holes would give more scope for detail.
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cross stitch chart
Christmas Cottage - Cross Stitch Pattern