Donna Kooler's Great Cross-Stitch Gifts by Donna Kooler

By Donna Kooler

From one of many world’s best cross-stitch designers come a number of the prettiest presents ever created. This fascinating number of initiatives will encourage newbies to select up a needle and upholstery, whereas delighting skilled embroiderers continuously searching for new principles. sew a floral sachet bag (there are numerous flower styles to decide on from); an individualized reward tag; or a blue-and-white pillow and afghan. Plus, there’s a distinct “angel” to cross-stitch for each month of the year.

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When background stitching, Overcasting and hair 6 loops are completed, work black, medium brown and white Straight Stitches where indicated on body and Preston Basket Front 13 holes x 7 holes Cut 1 from stiff Preston Arm 14 holes x 24 holes Cut 2 from stiff Stitch 1 as graphed Reverse 1 and work stitches in reverse Preston Basket Back 8 holes x 7 holes Cut 1 from stiff Priscilla Pie Top 14 holes x 4 holes Cut 1 from stiff pie top. Work black French Knots for eyes. 2cm) Skill Level:╇╇Intermediate Materials ❏âš‘ 5 sheets 7-count plastic canvas ❏âš‘ Needloft® plastic canvas yarn as listed in color key ❏âš‘ #16 tapestry needle ❏âš‘ 2 each movable eyes: 10mm and 15mm ❏âš‘ Craft glue or hot-glue gun Cutting Note: See graphs on pages 36–38.

Com. com Every effort has been made to ensure that the instructions in this pattern book are complete and accurate. We cannot, however, take responsibility for human error, typographical mistakes or variations in individual work. com to check for pattern updates. com 2 meters = (m) grams = (g) Happy Holiday Celebrations is published by Annie’s, 306 East Parr Road, Berne, IN 46711. Printed in USA. Copyright © 2012 Annie’s. All rights reserved. This publication may not be reproduced in part or in whole without written permission from the publisher.

M: For small turkey beak, cut one according to graph. Stitching Note: Use photo as a guide throughout stitching. Stitch pieces following graphs. Note: Leave uncoded 1 areas on C and J pieces unworked. Using cinammon for toes on feet and matching colors throughout, Overcast pieces, leaving Whipstitch edges on hat pieces unworked. each hat, use black to Whipstitch right sides of 2 For hat and brim pieces together where indicated. each pair of legs, wrap brown around legs where 3 For indicated; glue ends on back sides to secure.

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