Marilyn Vredevelt for Stoney Creek Collection Inc.,
2017 Victorian Christmas Skill Level: Beginner DMC® Anchor® B5200 1 snow white R000 bright white 321 9046 red R617 red 699 923 green 699 923 green R306 emerald green 701 227 green, lt. 704 n/a chartreuse, bt. 704 n/a chartreuse, bt. R308 lime green 762 234 pearl gray, vy. lt. R901 silver 3837 112 lavender, ul. dk. R701 violet Backstitches 3371 382 black brown 701 227 green, lt. Glissen Gloss Rainbow™ Blending Thread R000 bright white R306 emerald green R308 lime green R617 red R701 violet R901 silver
Mill Hill Antique Seed Beads G03049 red
Fabric: 14-count white Aida Banded Ornament #PFO-CT from Stoney Creek Collection Inc.
Mill Hill Antique Seed Beads red #G03049; beading needle Stitch Count: 35H x 35W Design Size: 21/2" x 21/2"
Instructions: Stitch design on top half of ornament.
Cross stitch over one square using two strands of floss. When two colors are bracketed together, use one strand of floss and two strands of blending thread.
Backstitch over one square using one strand of floss.
Attach beads using one strand 321/9046 and a cross stitch.
Note: Model was embellished with a decorative button in place of the stitched zero; see Finishing Materials & Instructions.
Finishing Materials & Instructions
• Wreath with Windswept Bow button #5347 from Stoney Creek Collection Inc. (optional) • Craft glue Referring to photo, attach button with 701/227.
Place ornament facedown on table. Run a bead of craft glue along top back edge of ornament. Fold bottom of ornament to back side and firmly attach to glue, being sure to leave hanger exposed.
Allow to dry.