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Mollie Makes cross stitch wooden banner

cross stitch wooden banner

Regular readers will know that every month I challenge myself to make the Mollie Makes magazine cover gift. I’ve subscribed since it first came out and have had a drawer full of unopened kits – but no more! I’ve been making more time for grown up crafting and I love to make the kits and hopefully try something new. Issue 89 landed on my doormat earlier this week and for the first time ever, I finished the free cover gift on the day I received it.

Mollie Makes cross stitch wooden banner

Mollie Makes cross stitch wooden banner

Issue 89 of Mollie Makes included a sweet Cross Stitch Wooden Banner kit, designed by Chloe Hardisty of Cotton Clara. I loved the look of this and couldn’t wait to make it.

Mollie Makes cross stitch wooden banner

Included in the kit was a wooden pennant with pre-cut holes, 7m of pink cotton yarn and 1 sharp sewing needle. When stitched you would see the message Be Kind. This was a straight forward craft kit so I decided to put my own spin on it.First of all I spray painted the wooden banner with white Pinty Plus Chalk Paint. It was touch dry in 20 minutes so I was able to give it 2 coats quite quickly.

cross stitch wooden banner

I replaced the pink thread with black as I love all things monochrome at the moment. I stitched the message and made the tassels, all with black embroidery thread. I think the project took me about 2 hours which included painting it. I’ve hung it on my peg board for everyday inspiration!

cross stitch wooden banner

Here are some of my previous makes from Mollie Makes magazine:

Mollie Makes pom pom love birds kit
Mollie Makes Floral Hoop Kit
Mollie Makes Reindeer Tree Decoration
Mollie Makes Advent Village
Mollie Makes Custard Cream Keyring Kit
Mollie Makes Papercut Book
Mollie Makes Felt Florals Wreath Kit
Mollie Makes Embroidery Purse Kit
Mollie Makes Scandi Florals Hoop Kit
Mollie Makes Jersey Yarn Macrame Wall Art
Mollie Makes Dachshund Brooch Kit
Mollie Makes Mini Cracker Kit
Mollie Makes crochet flower garland
Mollie Makes Felt Bouquet
Mollie Makes Cacti & Succulent Mini Hoop Art kit
Mollie Makes Crochet Flower Pincushion kit 
Mollie Makes Patchwork Project Book
Mollie Makes Mr Fox & Pals Decorations
Mollie Makes Papercut Book 
Mollie Makes Paper Gems Kit
Mollie Makes Gold Succulent Kit
Mollie Makes Felt Pine Cone Decorations
Mollie Makes Wall Hanging Loom Kit
Mollie Makes crochet charms bracelet
Mollie Makes Sparkly Fruit Brooches
Mollie Makes Easy Sew Banner Kit
Mollie Makes dream catcher kit
Mollie Makes cross stitch jewellery kit
Mollie Makes star hoop stitch kit

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    Rachel Evans
    February 2, 2018 at 7:42 pm

    Great that you can get the little kit for it. When I looked at the photo before I read the post I was wondering how you were going to get the holes in the wood!

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    Yeah Lifestyle
    February 3, 2018 at 9:11 pm

    Its beautiful! Love the message and the artwork on the wooden banner. I struggle with stiching a lot and think I would be able to do this easy.

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    April 26, 2018 at 12:22 pm

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