Make your own cute Gingerbread Christmas decorations.....
You will need......
- Brown & Red felt
- White ric rac
- ribbon for hanging tag
- dark brown, light brown and white embroidery floss
- pins, embroidery needle
- nice sharp scissors
Use 6 strands of the dark brown floss and use French knots to create his eyes and
back stitch to make his mouth (visit DMC stitch guide for help with different stitches!)
Use 2 strands of white floss and use a runnibg stitch to attach the heart.
Use 2 strands of dark brown floss and do 3 cross stitches to make his buttons.
Using 2 strands of white floss add strips of ric rac onto legs and arms with a running stitch.
Using 3 strands of light brown floss start blanket stitching the front and back bodies together.
Using 2 strands of white floss stitch the hanging tag to the back of the top body -
making sure the stitching does not show through to the face.
Finish blanket stitching around and you are done!!
For something different add a bit of polyfill stuffing to make a chubby gingerbread man.