Cross-Stitch Snowflakes


  • DMC 14-count White Aida
  • DMC 6-strand Embroidery Floss
  • Heavyweight paper, 3-1/8” circle
  • White adhesive-back felt, two 3-1/4” circles
  • Metallic twisted cording, 1/8”-wide, 14” lengths: gold, red


  • Quick-drying clear crafter’s glue

Stitch Type

  • Cross-stitch: >3 strands

Basic Supplies

needle, pencil, scissors



  • 1. To stitch this snowflake in gold, use 3 strands of E3821 Lt. Gold DMC metallic embroidery floss.


  • 1. Cross-stitch snowflake design on fabric. Using paper circle template, trace circle around snowflakes, centered on design. Cut out ornament shape.
  • 2. Remove backing from adhesive-back felt and adhere onto back of ornament.
  • 3. Starting at bottom of ornament, apply glue along outside edges and press coordinating-color cording along edge. Form loop at top for hanger. Trim excess cording. Let dry.
  • 4. With matching-color floss, make several stitches to connect hanger loop to ornament. Secure thread on back and trim excess thread.
by Alice Okon for DMC Corp.


Cross-Stitch Snowflakes
Cross-Stitch Snowflakes