Mini Easter Egg

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Stitch this ornament on perforated paper or fabric, and then finish as a plant poke, a padded ornament, or place in grass on your Easter table. It will make a wonderful addition to your Easter decorations or a cherished gift.


  • White 14-count Aida, 10” x 11”
  • DMC 6-Strand Embroidery Floss
  • Mill Hill Seed Beads: Heather Mauve, Citron


  • needle

Stitch Type

  • Backstitch: 1 strand
  • Cross-stitch: 2 strands
  • French Knot: 2 strands (wrapped two times)


Size/Stitch Count

Approximate finished size: 3-5/8”x5”; stitch count: 51 w x 70 h

Mini Easter Egg

1. Print cross-stitch chart and key. (Note: The blue words “chart” and “key” are links. To access these, select the link, then download and print items.)

2. Stitch design centered on fabric. (Note: Red line indicates egg shape; do not stitch.)

3. Stitch beads where indicated on chart.

4. Finish flat or create as stuffed ornament.

by Joan Elliott

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