Project Festive Fairy DESIGNED BY HELZ CUPPLEDITCH A sprinkle of magic Sweeten up your decorations this year with this sumptuous fairy bringing a message of peace on earth Fun with sequins & beads T his delicate fairy provides a sense of calm to what can often be a busy and stressful festive period! With cross stitch motifs in soothing shades framed by swirling backstitch fir-tree foliage, the design practically pops off the fabric. This impression of depth is aided by the brilliant white snowflakes printed on the special aqua evenweave from Sew-it-All. Using this makes your project unique, as no two designs will sit on exactly the same position on the fabric. Red and pink seed beads and gold DMC Light Effects thread bring an extra flourish and add to the texture and luxe quality of this stylish stitch. We’ve also used white sequins which will catch the light Factb Stitching Time Approx. 50 hours Type of Stitches Cross stitch, fractionals, backstitch, French knots, beads, sequins Ease of Stitching Intermediate differently depending on the angle you are viewing from, so they’ll help to enhance that feeling of movement and life. One thing’s for sure, this dainty fairy deserves to take centre stage at the heart of your Christmas celebrations this year. Meet the designer Helz Cuppleditch I love how the snowflakes printed on the fabric really enhance the focus on the fairy rather than drawing attention away from her. The gorgeous aqua colour works so well with the shades of her dress, too. Helz Cuppleditch All Rights Reserved © www.gathered.how/woxs The World of Cross Stitching 64
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