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Angels in Pastel Cross-Stitch Ornaments

By  Jennifer Rodriguez  for  Always Time to Stitch

size of finished designs: green and violet angels, 1-7/8"x1-3/4"; pink and blue angels, 2-1/4"x1-3/4"; stitch counts: green and violet angels, 27 w x 25 h; pink and blue angels, 33 w x 25 h

  • Angels in Pastel Cross-Stitch Ornaments
  • Different Colors

Materials

  • Wichelt Imports 28-count Antique White Jobelan (429-01)
  • DMC 6-strand Embroidery Floss
  • Kreinik Silver (001) #8 Braid
  • Kreinik Blending Filament: Pearl (032); Gold (002HL)

Basic Supplies

  • scissors, needle, q-snap or hoop

Stitch Types

Cross-stitch: 2 strands
Backstitch: 1 or 2 strands (see directions)

Pattern - Angels in Pastel Cross-Stitch Ornaments

  • 1. Center each angel on piece of fabric. Cross-stitch design over two strands floss. When using Kreinik #8 Braid, use one strand. When stitching halo on each angel, combine two strands of DMC 744 Yellow-Pale with one strand of Kreinik Blending Filament 002HL Gold to complete each stitch.
  • 2. Backstitch body, head, and halo on each angel with one strand DMC 3799 Pewter Gray-VY DK. Backstitch details on body with corresponding DMC color of each angel with one strand floss. Backstitch wings with combination of two strands of corresponding DMC color of each angel and one strand Kreinik Blending Filament 032 Pearl.
  • 3. Finish design into square fabric ornaments or as desired.

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