PDF - Three French Boutis Christmas Ornaments

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Three French Boutis Ornaments easily stitched by sewing two pieces of batiste together by hand with a running stitch over the lines of the pattern. From the back yarn is then drawn through the channels and motifs creating a raised relief to the piece. The ancient art of French Boutis is reversible and translucent allowing light to pass through illuminating the design. You will fall in love with the beauty of this delicate needle work!

These 3.5" ornaments are a quick and easy way to try this exquisite needlework technique. It is a great project for a small needlework group as well.

Pattern includes:
-Easy to read Instructions
-Patterns for all three ornaments
-Materials list with photo of ornaments

Materials You Will Need to complete 3 Ornaments:
-6 squares of 8"x 8" white batiste
-Thread (white, red, green)
-Cotton boutis yarn (white, red, green) (YARN IS AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE.)
-#10 quilting needle
-#24 rd. pt. tapestry needle

Other items necessary for finishing: 4 or 5" hoop; embroidery scissors, pencil for tracing pattern, and optional thimble.

***RETURNS: Copyright laws do not permit returns on needlework designs or kits.