The cross-stitch "tidy" on the back was his mother's handiwork, she had made it when she was fifteen.
Cross-stitch it in a shade darker than the gingham or in white or red.
The stitch used for the samplers was usually the cross-stitch (Fig. 87).
The Commandments, which the wreath enframes, are worked in cross-stitch.
The leaves and cover may be sewed together with a cross-stitch.