|Christmas Sparkle 2014|
You can use any variegated thread, or threads of your choice.
Use 2 strands of thread throughout.
Stitch the Christmas Tree using a Smyrna Cross
Border 1 is stitched in a crossed upright cross stitch
Border 2 is a combination of cross stitches and beads.
Backstitch the outer border in 2 strands of thread over 2 threads.
Then fold corners A and B to the back and slip stitch together. Do the same for D. Bring E into the centre and slip stitch together, leaving a small opening in the top. Fill with wadding, insert a twisted cord or piece of ribbon and slipstitch closed.
Hang on your tree!!!