Hot House Petunia Designs,
2017 Holiday Heart Skill Level: Intermediate DMC® Sullivans® 3371 45351 black brown Classic Colorworks Hand Dyed Cotton Floss DMC® Alternatives Listed in Parentheses* 012 (321) Cupid Backstitch 157 (935) balsam fir Straight Stitch 157 (935) balsam fir Mill Hill Seed Beads G02011 Victorian gold Mill Hill Antique Seed Beads G03049 rich red *DMC® alternatives are not one-to- one equivalents of the floss suggested by the designer. To achieve results pictured, use floss listed in the first column.
Fabric: 8"x 8" piece 32-count white opalescent Belfast linen from Wichelt Imports Inc. Stitch Count: 30H x 30W Design Size: 17/ 8" x 17/ 8"
Materials: Mill Hill Antique Seed Beads rich red #G03049 and Seed Beads Victorian gold #G02011; Just Another Button Company® Tiny Mr. Cardinal #1193; beading needle
Instructions: Cross stitch over two threads using two strands of floss.
Backstitch over two threads using one strand of floss.
Work straight stitch using one strand of floss.
Attach beads using one strand of floss and 1/2 cross stitch. Referring to photo for placement, attach cardinal button using two strands 012.
Finishing Instructions: Refer to Flat-Ornament Finishing Instructions on page 113.
Edges of ornament were embellished with white 3/8"-wide gimp trim. Hanger was made using 1/4"-wide white organza ribbon.