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Cross-Stitched Ornaments

By  Lois Winston  for  The DMC Corporation

size: 2-1/2"x2-1/2"; stitch count: 35 w x 37 h

Materials

  • Crafter’s Pride White Vinyl-Weave (APPA Enterprises), 4”x4”
  • 6-strand embroidery floss in colors listed on key (DMC)
  • Gold Hi-Lustre Braid (Kreinik), #4
  • Red satin ribbon, 1/16”

Tools

  • Tapestry needle, #24 (DMC)

Pattern - Cross-stitched Ornaments

  • 1. To find center of vinyl-weave, fold in half and in half again opposite way. Mark center with contrasting thread.
  • 2. Use two strands of floss to cross stitch design and one strand Black (#310) to backstitch design centered on vinyl-weave.
  • 3. Trim vinyl-weave to one stitch from edge of design.
  • 4. Cut ribbon into three equal lengths. For hanger, glue cut ends to back of ornament.

Key