Decemburrr!

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Decemburrr is here! With snowflakes swirling about, this adorable snowman is sure to be the hit of your holiday décor.

Materials

  • Wichelt Imports 14-count Wedgewood Aida, 11”x12”
  • DMC: 6-strand Embroidery Floss, 6-strand Light Effects Floss
  • Kreinik Mfg. Blending Filament
  • Wichelt Imports Mill Hill Treasures Metallic Snowflake Embellishment, Crystal Seed Beads

Tools

  • Embroidery needle

Stitch Type

  • Backstitch: 1 strand
  • Cross-stitch: 2 strands
  • Half Cross-stitch: 2 strands
  • Straight Stitch: 1 strand

Basic Supplies

scissors

Directions

Size/Stitch Count

Approximate finished size: 4-1/8”x5-1/2”; stitch count: 58 w x 78 h

Snowman

1. Print key and pattern.

2. Stitch design centered on fabric.

3. Embellish several stitches on snowman’s face and body with one strand Kreinik Blending Filament #032 (Pearl) with cross-stitches sewn over existing cross-stitches.

4. Sew one Mill Hill Metallic Snowflake #15001 with two strands DMC B5200 (Snow White) and one Mill Hill Glass Seed Bead #00161 (Crystal) for each snowflake. (Note: Snowflakes come four to package.)

by Janis Lockhart for Cross-Point Designs

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