Designed by Ursula Michael, this beautifully understated cross stitch card project features a classic house design in delicate sepia shades. Stitch the rest of this pretty collection in issue 94 of Cross Stitch Gold magazine.


You will need

  • Fabric: Zweigart 28-count cream evenweave, measuring 20 x 20cm (8 x 8in)
  • Threads: Stranded cotton as listed in the key
  • Needle: Size 24 tapestry needle
  • Extras: Craft Creations single-fold deckle-edge card (DEC6U) in pale cream

About this design

  • Maximum stitch count 67 high x 68 wide
  • Design area 14 HPI (28-count evenweave) – 12 x 12.5cm (4¾ x 5in)
  • This design was stitched using DMC stranded cotton on 28-count evenweave over two threads of the fabric

Free home cross stitch pattern (PDF)

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Ursula MichaelCross Stitch Designer

Ursula Michael has an impressive 30 years’ experience in cross stitching, with her designs delighting stitchers from across the globe. She creates many different designs from seaside themes to weddings. Lots of Ursula’s work uses typography to create creative cross stitch designs, which are fun to stitch and make lovely gifts. Ursula’s designs are available to buy and download at home, so you can enjoy the whimsical cross stitch designs.

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