Mary and Joseph with Baby Jesus

By  Julia Lucas 

stitch count: 31 w x 60 h; approx. finished size: 2-1/8" w x 4-1/4" h; Note: Outline of stitching area for petite cross-stitch. DO NOT STITCH

  • O03 Child 1009 TCS 007


  • 9”x11” Sandcastle 28-count Hand-dyed Jobelan (Wichelt Imports, Inc.)
  • 6-strand Embroidery Floss (DMC)
  • 6-strand Light Effects Floss (DMC)
  • Joseph & Mary (DMC 3781) Mocha Brown, DK.
  • Baby Jesus (DMC 612) Drab Brown, Lt.

Basic Supplies

  • needle, scissors

Stitch Types

Cross-stitch: 3 strands
Petite Cross-stitch: 1 strand
Backstitch: 1 strand unless other indicated in key

Pattern - Mary and Joseph with Baby Jesus
Pattern - Faces

  • 1. Stitch design centered on fabric over two threads. Stitch faces using Petite Cross-stitches.