Mini Easter Egg

By  Joan Elliott 

Stitch this ornament on perforated paper or fabric, and then finish as a plant poke, a padded ornament, or place in grass on your Easter table. It will make a wonderful addition to your Easter decorations or a cherished gift.

  • Mini Easter Egg
  • Mini Easter Egg Closeup


  • White 14-count Aida, 10” x 11”
  • DMC 6-strand Embroidery Floss
  • Mill Hill Seed Beads: Heather Mauve, Citron


  • Needle

Stitch Types

Cross-stitch: 2 strands
Backstitch: 1 strand
French Knot: 2 strands (wrapped two times)

Pattern - Mini Easter Egg

  • Size/Stitch Count
  • 1. Approximate finished size: 3-5/8"x5"; stitch count: 51 w x 70 h
  • Mini Easter Egg
  • 1. Print cross-stitch chart and key.
  • 2. Stitch design centered on fabric. (Note: Red line indicates egg shape; do not stitch.)
  • 3. Stitch beads where indicated on chart.
  • 4. Finish flat or create as stuffed ornament.