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Stargazing Counted Cross Stitch Design by TreasuredTapestry

Treasured Tapestries

"Star Gazing" Copyright 2002 – Dianne Durgan, All Rights Reserved, Treasured Tapestries

An adorable lady snowman (or, perhaps we should say snowwoman!) gazing at the shooting stars in the night sky. A curious little squirrel has joined her. Design stitched with a lovely snowflake border and sparkling highlights.

Model Stitched on:
Fabric: 32 ct Natural Brown Linen by: www.wicheltimports.com (16 ct Amber Aida may be substituted)
Stitched 2 over 2 threads on Linen (or over 1 square on Aida)
DMC Floss provided by The DMC Corporation www.dmc.com
Mill Hill Glass Beads provided by Mill Hill Beads www.millhill.com

Fabric Cut Size: Allow 3 inches extra on all sides for framing/finishing (this will add 6" total to your width and height)

DESIGN COUNT:
200 wide x 190 height

DESIGN SIZES:
28 ct Linen (14 ct Aida) – 14.28 inches wide x 13 58 height
32 ct Linen (16 ct Aida) – 12.50 inches wide x 11.88 inches height

STITCHES USED:
Cross Stitch
3/4 Stitch
Backstitch
Half Stitch to attach beads

Blended needle stitches combine floss with Kreinik Blending Filament to add sparkle to the snowflake border, moon, star stitches, and the snow on the ground.

Note: If preferred, you may stitch these areas with 2 strands of the floss color only.

Mill Hill Glass Beads are used for the shooting stars.

Note: If preferred, you may substitute cross stitches for the beads, using DMC #745 Lt Pale floss (x2)

Design printed in 8 count for easy reading.

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