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Shades of Canada is a celebration of Canada's 150th birthday in 2017 with lots of sparkle and bling!
Floss used in the model is from Dinky Dyes and floss packs can be purchased at your favourite needlework shop.
Fabric used in the model is from Zweigart and can be purchased at your favourite needlework shop.
Beads used in the model are from Mill Hill and can be purchased at favourite needlework shop.
Additional Northern Expressions Needlework Designs can be found at Dinky Dyes, Hoffman Distributing, and your local or online needlework shop.
Stitch Count: 125w x 125h
Design Size: 6 ½ x 6 ½ inches on 40 count fabric over 2 (20ct fabric over 1)
7 x 7 inches on 36 count fabric over 2 (18ct fabric over 1)
8 x 8 inches on 32 count fabric over 2 (16ct fabric over 1)
9 x 9 inches on 28 count fabric over 2 (14ct fabric over 1)
Fabric used for the model is 32ct White Belfast linen from Zweigart. All stitching can be done on Aida, though in a few spots you will need to pierce the fabric for fractional stitches (blackwork) or for bead placement.
Dinky Dyes 258 Cranberry Cocktail OR DMC 815 x1 skein
Dinky Dyes 254 Heartthrob OR DMC 321 x2 skeins
Kreinik 061 Ruby OR DMC 498 x1 spool
Mill Hill 00479 White Size OR 11/0 White Pearl x80
Mill Hill 03003 Antique Cranberry Size OR 11/0 Galvanized Cranberry x232
Mill Hill 03049 Rich Red Size OR 11/0 Silver Lined Red x113
Mill Hill 18099 Ruby Size OR 8/0 Silver Lined Ruby x28
Mill Hill 18801 White Opal Size OR 8/0 White Pearl AB x84
* The DMC and Dinky Dyes are not an exact match, but they're fairly close.
Floss estimates are for 32 count fabric stitching over two, two strands of floss for cross stitching, and one strand for smyrna crosses and blackwork. If you're working on a different count or have varied the number of strands you're using, you'll need to adjust these amounts accordingly.