Give holiday gifts a sweet touch or add sparkle to the tree this season with these peppermint-themed creations by Janelle Giese. Shimmering metallic threads and specialty stitches make the detailed ornaments truly a joy to stitch and display.
Design size: approximately 2 3/8 x 2½" (6.0cm x 6.4cm) each
Stitch count: approximately 34w x 35h each
Model fabric: 28-ct. White Quaker cloth by Zweigart (stitched over two threads)
Materials needed to complete: cross-stitch fabric, DMC cotton embroidery floss, Kreinik fine (#8) braid, plastic canvas, gold metallic twisted cording, Kreinik metallic ribbon, batting, coordinating felt, Kreinik very fine (#4) braid, white carpet thread, and thick white glue
This is a downloadable pattern, first published in the January 2008 issue of Cross-Stitch & Needlework magazine. Supplies used to stitch this pattern were available at the time of publication. However, you may need to find substitutes if supplies are no longer available.