Thread

Silent Night Nativity

By  Joan Elliott  for  Charles Craft

stitch count: 142w x 184h; finished stitching size: 10-1/8"x13-1/8"

  • Silent Night Nativity

Materials

  • Stardust Gold Dusted 14-count Aida (Charles Craft)
  • 6-strand Embroidery, Satin and Light Effects Floss in colors listed on chart (DMC)
  • Glass Seed Beads (Mill Hill): Gold; Pearl; Red
  • Frame

Tools

  • Tapestry needle (DMC), #24.

Pattern - Silent Night Nativity

  • 1. Fold Aida cloth in half and in half again opposite way to find center. Mark center with contrasting thread.
  • 2. Use two strands of floss to cross stitch, and one strand of floss to make French knots and backstitch design centered on cloth.
  • 3. Frame design as desired.

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