Mini Christmas Ornaments

By  Nancy Wahler 

We Three Kings: stitch count: 34 w x 29 h; approx. finished size: 2-3/8" w x 2" h; Joy to the World: stitch count: 31 w x 32 h; approx. finished size: 2-1/8" w x 2-1/4" h

  • L03 Ornaments 1209 TCS 003


  • 4”x4” Sky Blue 14-count Perforated Paper (Wichelt Imports, Inc.)
  • 6-strand Embroidery Floss (Anchor)
  • #4 Braid (002) (Kreinik Mfg. Co., Inc.) 3” CD
  • 4”x4” Ecru 14-count Perforated Paper (Wichelt Imports, Inc.)
  • 6-strand Embroidery Floss (Anchor)
  • Mill Hill Glass Seed Bead (Wichelt Imports, Inc.)
  • Small Red Bugle Bead (Wichelt Imports, Inc.) 3” CD

Basic Supplies

  • needle, scissors, glue

Stitch Types

WE THREE KINGS: Cross-stitch: 2 strands floss or 1 strand braid • Backstitch: As indicated in the key • French Knot: 2 strands wrapped 2 times
JOY TO THE WORLD: Cross-stitch: 2 strands • Backstitch/Straight Stitch: 1 strand or as indicated in key

Pattern - We Three Kings
Pattern - Joy To The World

  • 1. Stitch design centered on perforated paper. On the back of stitched perforated paper, find center and mark with an X. Using a drafting compass and the X, draw a 2-3/4" diameter circle. Trim paper following lines of circle. Attach paper circle to 3" CD using double-sided tape. Cover edges of circle with purchased or hand-made cording (color of your choice). Cut a 6" length of 1/8"-wide ribbon, fold in half, and glue to backside of CD.
  • 2. To finish "We Three Kings", glue buttons as seen in picture.