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Star Reindeer Ornament

Punch needle this festive reindeer design to dress up a wine bottle for your host. It doubles as a cute gift tag and an ornament!
By  Alice Okon  for  The DMC Corporation

size: 3-1/2"x5-1/2"

Materials

  • Ecru Punch Needle Fabric*, 9"x9"
  • 6-strand Embroidery Floss*: Blanc; 310; 311; 437; 666; 701; 725; 738; 3326; 3706; 3863; 3864
  • Red (6040) Memory Thread*, 6" length
  • Red Stick'rzfelt (Kunin), 3-1/2"x5-1/2"
  • Red craft felt, 3-1/2"x5-1/2"

Tools

  • 3-strand punch needle
  • Punch needle threader
  • Interlocking or gripper hoop embroidery frame, 7"
  • Chenille Needle*, #18
  • Embroidery Scissors*
  • Quick-dry clear glue
  • *Products by The DMC Corporation

Basic Supplies

  • ruler

Pattern - Star Reindeer Ornament

  • 1. Print and cut out pattern. Transfer design to center of punch needle fabric.
  • 2. Place design in hoop frame. Following stitch color guide, use three strands of floss to punch all areas. Trim excess threads from front and back sides.
  • 3. Carefully cut out finished design, leaving 1/16" fabric border.
  • 4. Glue design onto front center of red Stick'rzfelt. Let dry.
  • 5. For hanger, use chenille needle to poke two holes in top felt border. Thread Memory Thread ends through holes leaving 1" lengths in front. Bend ends into swirls and glue to felt to secure. Shape hanger as shown.
  • 6. Press craft felt onto center of adhesive-backed felt.