Sweetheart Angel

Sweetheart Angel

Sweetheart Angel

a series of seasonal angel designs on www.kreinik.com

Designed by: Mary Cosgrove
Skill Level: Beginner Design size: about 2 3/8" x 2 3/8"

There's nothing more heart-warming than the thought of a guardian angel watching over you. This friendly angel can be cross stitched as a gift or a personal reminder of love, care, and cheer any time of year.

Materials needed:

  • Kreinik Fine #8 Braid in 002 Gold, 003 Red
  • 14-count soft white perforated paper and gold perforated paper
  • DMC embroidery floss in 151 Very Light Dusty Rose, 310 Black, 433 Brown, 754 Peach Flesh, 3806 Lt Cyclamen Pink
  • Beacon
  • Fabri-Tac
  • Permanent Adhesive
  • 1" gold pin back
  • scissors
  • #24 Tapestry needle


Each square on the chart equals one fabric thread.

1. Center and stitch angel with heart on 3" x 3" square of 14-count white perforated paper following the color key.

- Use two strands for cross stitching
- Using one strand of Fine #8 Braid in 002, add cross stitches for crown on angel. Add wings in back and half cross stitches, in directions indicated.
- Using one strand of Fine #8 Braid in 003, add cross stitches for large heart and hearts on dress. Add backstitches to outline collar, waistband, and pleats on bottom of dress. Using one strand of black embroidery floss, work back stitches to outline and for facial features

2. Using scissors, trim around edges of stitched angel, leaving a one square border of perforated paper all around

- Glue wrong stitched side of 14-count soft white perforated paper to white side of matching 14-count gold perforated paper. Trim edges to match stitched piece when dry.
- Glue 1" pin back to center of back of pin. Let dry.

Alternate finishing: make into a magnet, or attach felt on the back to make as an 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: Sweetheart Angel, P.O. Box 1258, Parkersburg, WV 26102.

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