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Paper Cross Stitch Christmas Decorations
Sewing on Paper for the Holidays
Making paper cross stitch Christmas decorations is a unique way to make lasting holiday memories. Paper cross stitch is often done on greeting cards that you can then mail to friends and family.
Traditional counted cross stitch is usually done on fabric, but these beautiful works of art are made on paper! The delicate needlework is done on cross stitch paper. One tug too hard and the paper rips.
With a steady hand and patience, you can make beautiful home decor special enough to hand down to your children or grandchildren.
The paper cross stitch Christmas decorations shown here were made by a volunteer of Learning Ally, Phoenix, Arizona.
Note: I did not make these paper cross stitch Christmas decorations. I seriously doubt if I have the patience!
All photos of finished paper cross stitch designs by Peggy Hazelwood
Noel Cross Stitch Card
Paper Versus Fabric Cross Stitch
Counted Cross Stitch on Paper
Traditionally needlework artists have made counted cross stitch on fabric. Paper cross stitch is done the same way but on paper!
You can use perforated paper that already has the holes in it or you can use plain paper and punch your own holes. Regular embroidery floss thread is used to create the design.
The photographs of the greeting cards shown here are all matted and framed. Then each year they are hung on the wall at Learning Ally every December so we can ooh and ahh over them. The display grows each year and makes for beautiful, unique holiday decorations.
Photo Credit: Peggy Hazelwood
Christmas Cross Stitch
Santa Claus Cross Stitch
Counted Cross Stitch Greeting Cards
Start Now Making Cross Stitch Cards
These paper cross stitch cards are beautiful but take a little time to complete. If you'd like to send these unique and truly handmade one-of-a-kind cards this coming Christmas, now's a good time to get started!
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Christmas Cross Stitch - Counted Cross Stitch for the Holidays
Plan to Make Your Paper Cross Stitch Cards
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