Skill Level: Beginner Materials
• 10" x 8" piece 14- count white Aida
from Charles Craft* • One skein each DMC® or Sullivans®
USA six-strand embroidery floss* • Size 24 tapestry needle *See Where to Find It on page 110. Stitch Count: 56H x 31W Design Size: 4" x 21/4" Instructions: Cross stitch over one square using two strands of floss.
Finishing Materials & Instructions
• 6"x 4" piece green glitter felt • 6"x 4" piece black felt with sticky back • Sheet of paper • White sewing thread and needle • 6" piece black chenille stem
Trim stitched piece to within three Aida squares of design. Place stitched piece on paper and mark a line 1/2" from stitched piece all around. ( The template will have the same shape as the stitched piece, but it will be 1/2" larger all around.) Cut out template. Using template, mark and cut out one piece of green glitter felt and one piece black felt.
Center stitched piece on green glitter felt. Using white thread, hand-sew stitched piece to felt one square from stitching.
Peel backing from black felt and stick to wrong side of glitter felt. Make loop with chenille stem and stitch to back of ornament on felt for hanger.