Halloween Wreath Project DESIGNED BY HEATHER NUGENT Haunted house Simple yet spooky, this wreath will give trick or treaters or party goers a wickedly good welcome on All Hallows’ Eve Try glow-inthe-dark thread T he best part about Halloween – apart from the sweets, of course – is the chance to dress up in a fun and elaborate costume. Now you can dress up your home too with this scarily good wreath designed by the magical Heather Nugent. Revel in the supernatural spirit with this classic greeting and group of frightful friends – a grinning pumpkin, an eerie spider, a ghoulish ghost and a flying bat. You won’t need to be skilled in witchcraft to make this dark décor, just knowledgeable of whole stitch, fractionals and backstitch. Best of all, this design uses special DMC Light Effects glow-in the-dark thread to bring the ghost to life and to add a glint to the bat’s and spider’s fangs, Factb Stitching Time Approx. 25-30 hours for the set Type of Stitches Cross stitch, fractionals, backstitch Ease of Stitching Beginner/advanced beginner so even when the sun goes down this wreath will really stand out. Alternatively, you can stitch these little motifs individually to make homemade cards, or use some matching ribbon and a dowel rod to create a rather spooky hanging. Meet the designer Heather Nugent Halloween is a fun celebration and I wanted to design a decoration you could bring out year after year. I’ve included glow-in-thedark thread too so the wreath will even look good during the witching hour! www.gathered.how/woxs The World of Cross Stitching 76
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