Inspired by a verse on a vintage 1930's Christmas card, this gorgeous silk gauze design is a bit more ambitious with a stitch count of 246 x 73, but still very do-able!

Most of your time will be used filling in the background area, which is so easy! With a border of teeny satin stitches plus wonderful colors from The Gentle Art, Weeks Dye Works, and a bit of DMC - it is really wonderful when finished - no photo can do it justice!

Stitch count: 

246 x 73


The Gentle Art: Blue Spruce, Parchment (10 yds), Weathered Barn
Weeks Dye Works: Brick, Chestnut, Deep Sea, Pea Coat, Straw
DMC: 310 317, 829, 3345, 3865

Stitching Level: 


Omitted from early copies of the instructions is the detail that the satin stitch border is worked using one ply of Blue Spruce floss.

Christmastide, Copyright 2008. Original counted thread designs by Linda Stolz for Erica Michaels Designs.

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