Penguins Noel Décor

By  Lois Winston  for  The DMC Corporation

stitch count: 95w x 41h; finished stitching size: 5-1/4"x2-1/4"

  • Penguins Noel Décor


  • Delft Blue Pale 18-Count Aida Cloth (DMC), 6”x9”
  • 6-strand Embroidery, Satin and Light Effects Floss in colors listed on chart (DMC)
  • Batting-covered adhesive mounting board, 3-1/2”x6-1/2”
  • Double-sided adhesive-backed mounting board, 3-1/2”x6-1/2”
  • Backing fabric, 6”x9”
  • White satin ribbon, 1/4”-wide, 1/4 yd.
  • Aqua braided cording, 3/4 yd.


  • Tapestry needle (DMC), #24
  • Fabric glue

Pattern - Penguins Noel Décor

  • 1. Fold Aida cloth in half and in half again opposite way to find center. Mark center with contrasting thread.
  • 2. Using two strands of floss, Satin Floss or Light Effects, cross-stitch design centered on Aida cloth.
  • 3. Use one strand E334 to backstitch snowflakes. Use one strand 310 to backstitch and French knot penguins.
  • 4. Mount stitching centered on batting-covered mounting board, folding corners first, then sides, securing edges of fabric to adhesive side of board. Repeat for backing fabric on double-sided adhesive mounting board.
  • 5. Glue boards together.
  • 6. Beginning at bottom center, glue cord around perimeter.
  • 7. Fold ribbon in half to form loop. Glue to top center of ornament at back.