Giulia Punti Antichi,
A Christmas Dress Skill Level: Easy
*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.
10" x 10" piece 35-count Etruria ecru linen by Sotema Stitch Count: 61H x 65W Design Size: 31/2" x 33/4"
Cross stitch over two threads using one strand of floss.
Finishing Materials & Instructions
• 4" x 41/4" piece red felt • 111/2" length 11/4"-wide dark red lace • 20" thin red cording (10" for loop and 10" for belt) • 5/8" decorative metallic button Refer to Flat-Ornament Finishing Instructions on page 107. Template appears on this page.
Model was embellished by adding gathered lace along bottom of dress. Wrap one 10" length of cording around waist of dress three times, threading button on to secure. Hanger was made using remaining 10" length of cording.
Template A Christmas Dress