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Cross-Stitch Christmas Cracker

Cross-Stitch Christmas Cracker
Cross-Stitch Christmas Cracker
Cross-Stitch Christmas Cracker

Decorate purchased ornaments with cross-stitched designs. We found this glass cracker ornament at Wal-Mart. It is an easy way to refashion something that is inexpensive — look how elegant it can become!

Materials needed:
  • Purchased ornament on which to adhere your needlework (look at dollar stores and discount stores)
  • 3" x 3" piece of red perforated paper (Wichelt Imports)
  • Kreinik Fine #8 Braid in 5982 Forest Green, 015L Laser Lime, 5555 Oyster
  • 3" x 3" piece of gold Kreinik kid leather
  • 4" x 6" piece of Kreinik Treasure Tape
  • #24 Tapestry needle
Instructions:
  1. Download the PDF with the chart/color key by clicking the link below.
  2. Cross stitch the design centered on the perforated paper following the instructions.
  3. When stitching is complete, trim design to within 1/4" of stitchery.
  4. Trim kid leather to be just slightly larger than the stitched piece.
  5. Using the double-sided Treasure Tape, adhere the stitchery to the kid leather, then the kid leather to the ornament.
Printing Instructions:
Click here to download the FREE instructions for this design. You will need the Adobe Reader to view and print this file. If you have trouble downloading this file and would like us to send you a printed copy send a #10 SASE to: Cross-Stitch Christmas Cracker, P.O. Box 1258, Parkersburg, WV 26102.

© Copyright 2011 Kreinik. May be reproduced but not sold.
SKU SKU17389
 
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