Just CrossStitch Ornaments Winter 2021

Fun projects in all shapes, sizes & skill levels!

Country:
United States
Language:
English
Publisher:
Annie’s Publishing
Frequency:
Bimonthly
US$6.99
US$19.99
7 Issues

in this issue

2 min
one stitch ahead

Dear Stitching Friends, Welcome to the 2021 issue of Just CrossStitch Christmas Ornaments! We are pleased to bring you nine chapters filled with new and exciting ornament projects created by some of your favorite cross-stitch designers. A number of these talented individuals have been contributing to this issue for years, while others are making a first-time appearance. We are extremely grateful to them for sharing their creativity. Whether they’ve had one or a dozen ornament designs published in the annual JCS ornament issues, we consider it a huge honor to present their projects to you because without these talented and creative individuals this special issue would not be the reader favorite that it is. The themes, colors and skill levels of the projects presented in the issue are sure to provide hours upon…

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blackwork journey

www.blackworkjourney.co.uk Triangle Treat Skill Level: Intermediate Stitch Count: 66H x 66W Design Size: 4¾” x 4¾” Materials • 11” x 11” piece 28-count antique white evenweave from Zweigart® • One skein each DMC® or Sullivans® USA six-strand embroidery floss • One skein DMC® Light Effects six-strand embroidery floss • One package Mill Hill Seed Beads • Size 24 tapestry needle • Beading needle Instructions Cross stitch over two threads using two strands of floss. Backstitch over two threads using one strand of floss. Work straight stitch using one strand of floss. Finishing Materials & Instructions • One 6” x 6” piece coordinating fabric • Two 4” x 4” pieces cardstock • Thin quilt batting • Gold twisted cording • Red twisted cording • Clear-drying craft glue • Small red bow • Gold bead Lightly glue quilt batting to one side of each cardstock square and trim edges even. Press stitched piece from reverse side, straightening as…

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patricia ann designs

www.patricia-ann-designs.com Christmas Bouquet Skill Level: Easy Stitch Count: 41H x 70W Design Size: 2⅞” x 4⅞” Materials • 9” x 11” piece 28-count flax Cashel linen from Zweigart® • One skein each DMC® or Sullivans® USA six-strand embroidery floss • One spool Kreinik Very Fine Braid #4 • One package Mill Hill Petite Seed Beads • Size 24 tapestry needle • Beading needle Instructions Cross stitch over two threads using two strands of floss or Very Fine Braid. Backstitch over two threads using one strand of floss. Attach beads using ½ cross stitch and one strand of floss. Finishing Materials & Instructions • Kreinik ⅛"-wide metallic ribbon (003/red) Model was finished using Pillow-Ornament Finishing Instructions. Bow and hanger were made using metallic ribbon. Christmas Bouquet See page 105 for Christmas Memory story.…

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linda jeanne jenkins

www.lindajeannejenkins.com Sneak a Kiss Skill Level: Intermediate Stitch Count: 48H x 44W Design Size: 3½” x 3⅛” Materials • 10” x 10” piece 14-count white Aida from Charles Craft® • One skein each DMC® or Sullivans® USA six-strand embroidery floss • Size 24 tapestry needle Instructions Cross stitch over one square using two strands of floss. Where small symbols appear, work ¼ cross stitch using two strands of floss. Backstitch over one square using one strand of floss. Finishing Instructions Trim stitched piece to 12 squares from stitching on all sides. On reverse side, draw a sewing line four squares from the outer edge. Model was finished using Pillow-Ornament Finishing Instructions. Trim and hanger were made using 816/45218 and 3832/45430 floss and referring to Twisted-Cording Instructions. Sneak a Kiss See page 104 for Oyster Stew recipe.…

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my big toe designs

www.mybigtoedesigns.com Every Good & Perfect Gift Skill Level: Intermediate Stitch Count: 45H x 37W Design Size: 2¾” x 2¼” Materials • 9” x 9” piece 32-count Icelandic beige linen from Wichelt Imports Inc. • One skein each DMC® or Sullivans® USA six-strand embroidery floss • Size 26 tapestry needle Instructions Cross stitch over two threads using two strands of floss. Backstitch over two threads using one strand of floss. Finishing Materials & Instructions • White Tag Wood Frame (#1876911) from Green Tree Gallery/Hobby Lobby Press stitched piece from reverse side, straightening as much as possible. Trim piece to approximately 1½” from stitching on all sides. Center stitched piece faceup on frame’s cardboard insert and lace edges to the back side. Insert into frame and secure. Every Good & Perfect Gift See page 105 for Gluten-Free Macaroni & Cheese recipe.…

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threaded dream studio

www.threadeddreamstudio.com Holiday Cheer Skill Level: Intermediate Stitch Count: 65H x 61W Design Size: 4⅝” x 4¼” Materials • 11” x 11” piece 28-count ivory evenweave from Artiste/Hobby Lobby • One skein each Treenway Silks Harmony six-strand silk floss • One skein Treenway Silks 65 Roses® Harmony six-strand silk floss • One package Mill Hill Frosted Seed Beads • Size 24 tapestry needle • Beading needle Instructions Cross stitch over two threads using two strands of floss. Where small symbols appear, work partial cross stitch using two strands of floss. Color in vines is created by crossing each stitch immediately and working each branch separately, restarting at branching points. Backstitch over two threads using one strand of floss. Attach beads using ½ cross stitch over two threads and one strand of floss. Finishing Instructions Model was finished using Flat-Ornament Finishing Instructions. Trim was made using twisted cording. Holiday Cheer…

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