Florida Hand Painted Needlepoint Canvas

Endless coastlines, no shortage of citrus & a tourism play ground will have you seeking the closest body of water stat! !  This canvas can be stitched in traditional tent stitches (basketweave or bust) or you can utilize specialty threads such as Flair or Silk Lamb Braid to liven up some of the letter.
Florida stitch painted needlepoint canvas on 13 mesh
PVC zip project bag
Size 22 Bohin tapestry needle
White needle threader (how-to guide here)
White seam ripper
Vineyard Silk Wool Threads
VS Bright White M-1109 (F, A) – 1.5 strands used
VS Jet Black M-1111 (F, A) – 3 strands used
VS  Steel Grey M-1106 (I) – 2 strands used
VS Paloma M-1105 (F, I, A) –1.5 strands used
VS Butter Pecan M-1184 (L) – 1 strand used
VS Latte M-1185 (L) – 1 strand used
VS Fern M-1062 (F, L, R, D) – 5 strands used
VS Custard M-1164 (L, O, R, I, A) – 3 strands used
VS Blueberry M-1239 (I, A) – 3 strands used
VS Sapphire M-1207 (F, L, O, R, A) – 7 strands used
VS Sky M-1085 (A) – 1 strand used
VS Naples Blue M-1214 (F, L, R, I, A) – 9 strands used
VS Twilight M-1096 (R) – 1 strand used
VS Holiday Red M-1007 (F, O, R, I, A) – 3.5 strands used
VS Simply Simmered M-1200 (L, O, R, I, D, A) – 4 strands used
VS Pale Ale M-1199 (D) – 2.5 strands used
VS Monks Robe M-1041 (D) – 1 strand used
Background thread 6 rows around each side: almost 2 skeins
We used Vineyard Silk Wool, Color: Bright White M-1109
Basic tent stitch (Basketweave) used on all letters
Long Brick Stitch was used for the background

F - Golfing Gator

L - Florida Sunset

O - Dolphins

R - Disney World

I - N.A.S.A.

D - Oranges

A - Cruise Ship

1 comment

  • Kate

    Florida stitch painted needlepoint canvas Love it but not sure what the final letter stands for ? and is it writing underneath?
    Would appreciate any I do on both

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