Jingle Bells Snowman Tote

Materials

  • Small Ecru 16-count Aida Tote Bag (Charles Craft)
  • 6-strand embroidery floss in colors listed on key (DMC)
  • Gold Hi-Lustre Braid (Kreinik), #4
  • Snowflake buttons (Favorite Findings)
  • Medium blue rickrack (Wrights)
  • White pom-pom trim
  • Coordinating ribbons
  • Silver jingle bells, 1/2”, two

Tools

  • Tapestry needle, #24 (DMC)
  • Sewing needle and matching thread

Directions

STEP 1

  • To find center of Aida, fold in half and in half again opposite way. Mark center with contrasting thread.

STEP 2

  • Use two strands of floss and one strand braid to cross stitch design, and one strand to backstitch and make French knots as indicated on chart.

STEP 3

  • Sew rickrack along Aida borders, and pom-pom trim along top edge of bag.

STEP 4

  • Thread jingle bells onto ribbon and tie bow around handle.
by Ursula Michael

Patterns

http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/5403/7e1f36b4-38c7-4b8f-af9e-2c2d205f4fa2.pdf



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Jingle Bells Snowman Tote
Jingle Bells Snowman Tote