Today’s video highlights a cherry red embroidery stitch. Since we are featuring coral/pinks this month, I felt this would be a good choice to create a bold palette when combined with Colour #134 from my collection.

While this colour combination would work well for Valentine’s, it also could work equally well in Christmas-themed projects or summer themed canvases. The red is more of a pink/red (hence why the cherry red name) than a true red which makes it ideal to combine with coral and coral pinks, Colour 72.

What does this cherry red embroidery floss look like when stitched?

In the video, I am stitching a trellis cross on an 18-count mono canvas using a size 5 Perle cotton.  You should be able to easily see the variations in values of this cherry red combination. 

I like to show my colour combinations stitched in a sample to give you a “visual” of the colour blend.  

For reference, you will find the stitch in the Stitches Book Volume One by Ruth Schmuff and Kathy Holicky. These books are ones that I like to use for my stitch samples as the diagrams are very easy to follow.

I hope you enjoy the video and please visit the shop to enjoy more colour variations.  Colour #134 would work well in cross-stitch, needlepoint and wool applique. 

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