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2004 Cherub With Tree

2004-CHERUB-WITH-TREE

2004 Cherub With Tree 2004 Cherub With Tree

Dear Stitcher,   Thank you for the wonderful support and encouragement you’ve given me throughout the year. I realize that without you I would not be able to pursue my art and for this I am so very grateful. Happy Stitching!

Archangel

MD81

This angel, robed in rich blues and greens, was inspired by the beautiful statues in Baroque Cathedrals and images in Renaissance paintings. He is a heavenly messenger with a gold halo and staff accentuated with golden threads and beads. You can keep his message mysterious or add your own special date or thought onto his rolled scroll.

Stitched on 32 count Tumbleweed Linen by Wichelt Imports.
Alternate fabric is 32 count Belfast Driftwood Linen by Zweigart.
Stitched area is 10" x 15 1/4" with a stitch count of 160 x 242. Stitched (2 over 2). DMC floss used.
Glass beads by Mill Hill
02011
13065
Kreinik Metallic Threads
Very Fine (#4) Braids
003HL
028
150V
3228 *2
Asterisk indicates number of spools needed to complete this design.

Lilly Of The Woods – The Dreaming Fairy

MD80

Fast asleep after prancing and dancing throughout the night, this beautiful fairy certainly leads a charmed life. With dangling jewels, a glittering gown, and ethereal wings, we find her quietly nestled in a blooming tree. Usually planning parties with her fairy friends and crafting fanciful gifts for them out of blossoms and magic treasures, this is one of the few moments you will ever catch her motionless.

Stitched on 32 count Laurel Linen Linen by Wichelt Imports.
Alternate fabric is 32 count Belfast Olive Green Linen by Zweigart.
Stitched area is 13" x 14" with a stitch count of 207 x 222.
Glass beads by Mill Hill
02002
02011
02031
03052
16031
16615
18819
18828
62033
Crystal Treasures by Mill Hill
12065 - 13 packages
12144 - 6 packages
Kreinik Metallic Threads
Very Fine (#4) Braids
023
024
080hl
198
3228

Madonna Of The Garden

MD79

Stitched on 32 count Dapple Grey Linen by Wichelt Imports.
Alternate fabric is 32 count Belfast Steel Grey Linen by Zweigart.
Stitched area is 10" x 16 3/4" with a stitch count of 160 x 267.
Glass beads by Mill Hill
00556
02011
03034
62042
Kreinik Metallic Threads
020hl Very Fine (#4) Braid (2 spools)

Royal Holiday

MD78

The Empress of Christmas presides over her festivities adorned in velvety scarlet flowing robes, trimmed in evergreen, rubies, and fur. The Baroque gold pattern on her dress changes as the light dances on her gown. Full of glowing splendor, she will grace your holidays as a tradition for years to come.

Stitched on 32 count Chestnut Linen by Wichelt Imports.
Alternate fabric is 32 count Toasted Almond Linen by Zweigart.
Stitched area is 12 3/4" x 18" with a stitch count of 204 x 288.
Glass beads by Mill Hill
00165
02011
03034
Wisper by Rainbow Gallery
W88 White (3 cards)
Kreinik Metallic Threads
002J Very Fine (#4) Braid (2 spools)
205C Very Fine (#4) Braid

Emerald Mermaid

MD77

Designed in pearly and citron hues, this enchanted deep sea nymph gracefully swims across the linen, entwined in lavender and mossy green blooming seaweed.

Stitched on 32 count Chestnut Linen by Wichelt Imports.
Alternate fabric is 32 count Toasted Almond Linen by Zweigart.
Stitched area is 12 3/4" x 18" with a stitch count of 204 x 288.
Glass beads by Mill Hill
00561
02001
02031
03013 (2 packets)
Kreinik Metallic Threads
009 #4 Braid (2 spools)

Ring Around The Rose Tree

MD76

Four carefree girls, hold hands and dance around a blooming rose tree. The girls each have black velvet shoes, flowing Sunday best dresses and flowers adorning each head.

Stitched on 32 count French Lace Linen by Wichelt Imports.
Alternate fabric 32 count Belfast Confederate Grey Linen by Zweigart.
Stitched area is 16 1/2" x 12 1/2" with a stitch count of 262 x 199.
Glass beads by Mill Hill
00275
02001 (2 spools)
02031
03007
03050
03056

Maidens Of The Seasons II – Fall & Winter

MD74

Illustrating the simple pure beauty of the seasons in the Old World style of tapestry cross-stitch, this design completes the series. Designed to be stitched separately, together, or stitch on a large enough piece of fabric to include all seasons.

Stitched on 32 count Tumbleweed Linen by Wichelt Imports.
Alternate fabric 32 count Zweigart Dirty Linen.
Stitched area is 11 1/4" x 16 1/4" with a stitch count of 180 x 260.
Rainbow Gallery Thread
"Wisper" white W88 *3
Kreinik Metallic Threads
221 #4 Braid
Needlepaints Floss
Needlepaints Floss 2101-2106 no longer available. Suggested DMC substitutions listed in parenthesis.
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
2101 (DMC 927)
2102 (DMC 926)
2103 (DMC 502)
2104 (DMC 501)
2105 (DMC 500)
2106 (DMC 924)
Glass beads by Mill Hill
00358
00968
03015
03053
03055
40123
42010
62012
Asterisk indicates number of cards needed to complete this design.

Caring Wings

MD73

Encircled in a garland of olive branches, this down winged angel reaches out for a dove in flight. She wears a gown of sunset hues and a solid gold halo.

!!Design Note!!
Blend 223-354 should be 223-3354
Use one strand 936 for olive branch backstitch
We apologize for the error and omission.
Required materials
Stitched on 32 count Natural Light Linen from Wichelt Imports.
Alternate fabric 32 count Zweigart Belfast Light Mocha Linen.
Stitched area is 12 3/4" x 15" with a stitch count of 201 x 240.
Glass beads by Mill Hill
00252
02019
10041
40557

Guardian Angel

MD72

Reminiscent of a favorite painting you remember as a child, Nora’s latest design captures all the love and concern of an Angel watching over two small children.
This design will be a treasured part of any home.

Stitched on 32 count English Rose Linen from Wichelt Imports.
Alternate fabric 32 count Zweigart Belfast Cameo Rose Linen.
Stitched area is 19" x 13" with a stitch count of 304 x 206.
Caron Collection
"Waterlilies" Threads
Confetti
Fir
Glass beads by Mill Hill
02016 *2
03021
42011
Kreinik Metallic Threads
Very Fine (#8) Braids
829
Asterisk indicates number of packets needed

Shimmering Mermaid

MD71

Floating on the linen with gleaming lock and key attached by a bead chain, this shimmering dreaming beauty is one of Nora’s most romantic mermaids. The exquisite scale pattern and airy fins make this a perfect project sure to be admired by young and old.

Stitched on 32 count Zweigart Belfast Amsterdam Blue Linen.
Alternate fabric 32 count Stoney Point Linen by Wichelt Imports.
Stitched area is 12 3/4" x 15 3/4" with a stitch count of 202 x 252. Stitched (2 over 2). DMC floss used. Blends are one strand each.
Glass beads by Mill Hill
03002
40557
42012
42029
42031
Kreinik Metallic Threads
Very Fine (#4) Braids
015
018hl
029
102c
221

Maidens Of The Seasons I – Spring & Summer

MD70

Crystal lilacs and lush peaches, symbols of spring and summer, illustrate the simple pure beauty of the seasons in the Old World style of tapestry cross-stitch. Designed to be stitched separately, together, or stitch on a large enough piece of fabric to include autumn and winter.

Required materials
SStitched on 32 count Tumbleweed Linen by Wichelt Imports. Alternate fabric 32 count Zweigart Dirty Linen. Stitched area is 11 1/4" x 16 1/4" with a stitch count of 180 x 260. Stitched (2 over 2). DMC floss used. Blends are one strand each.
Glass beads by Mill Hill
03026
03057
40479
42029
42031
Kreinik Metallic Threads
Very Fine (#4) Braids
221