Stitching Ahead – Think Snow

Sunday, August 5, 2012

If you’re looking to beat the heat during the Dog Days of Summer this August, think S-N-O-W…

There’s nothing like stitching for Christmas during the summer as a way to cool down the mind as the temperature rises!

To help you beat the heat, you can stitch this adorable little Snowman Ornament, designed to resemble a postage stamp. Get the pattern as a printable pdf here.

The pattern is easy to stitch, and is worked in cross stitch accented with back stitch lettering and double cross stitch stars.

Stitch the design on CharlesCraft 14-count Aida Fiddler’s Cloth fabric using a size 24 tapestry needle. Colors of DMC Cotton Embroidery Floss required to complete the ornament inclulde 310, 169, B5200, 498, 351, 402, 3822, 3852, 809, 798, 471 and 909.

This is the first item in a series of postage stamp ornaments that will be featured free, right here on this blog.

Stay tuned for the next ornament in the series!




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4 Responses to “Stitching Ahead – Think SnowComment RSS feed

  • Carol
    August 5th, 2012 6:06 pm

    He is too cute, am looking forward to the next one. At my age (75), I enjoy small projects. This is just perfect.

  • Bernadette Nierman
    August 11th, 2012 11:32 am

    Why is it when I try to get a printable download of the August 5th snowmanit just sits and spins and says it is loading. I am using the newest version of iPad. I have Adobe and also IBooks where I can put PDF’s.

    • admin
      August 12th, 2012 9:14 am
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      I gave it a test and it worked fine for me. Sometimes it’s due to the speed of the internet connection (which can fluctuate throughout the day), or you may need to clear your browser’s cache. It’s difficult to know from this end, as everyone’s computer, security settings, capabilities and setup is different.

  • Salena Riana
    August 15th, 2012 4:37 am

    So cute .This is perfect.

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