Christmas Cross Stitch Instant Download PDF Pattern "Nutty Guards" Counted Embroidery Design Whimsical Nutcracker Yule X Stitch

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"Nutty Guards", a delightful pair Nutcrackers to brighten up the holidays!

An embellished Christmas Nutcracker design! Embellished with organza ribbon and beads to give it more interest and texture! Great addition to your Holiday decor!

This listing is for INSTANT DOWNLOAD PDF PATTERN for counted cross stitch.

The design uses (supplies you will need):
- 28 count "Tea Dyed" Linen (to be worked over 2), or you may use AIDA in similar color
- DMC Embroidery threads (Anchor alternatives are listed)
- Rainbow Gallery Wisper Threads (Color #s W62 and W68 - DMC and Anchor alternatives are listed for Wisper threads)
- Mill Hill Beads in color numbers: 16031, 40557

Embellishment: The model is embellished with 5/8" wide organza ribbon. If you choose not to add the ribbon bows, I suggest you add in additional beads to the top portions of the wreaths.

Stitches: Design uses full cross stitches. The beads in the design are attached using beading thread. The ribbon in the model is couched down with beads.

The stitch count for this design is 136w x 102h

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Please note: This design is copyrighted by Turquoise Graphics & Designs. The instant download pattern is for your personal use only. Please do not share this pattern file.

Stitchers may duplicate this design with needle and thread.
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Cross stitch: Due to the copyrighted nature of the designs, returns are not allowed on cross stitch designs. If you have any questions or concerns feel free to contact me before you make a purchase.

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Additional policies

I will be happy to work on custom orders for beaded accessories, tote bags and home decor.

If you are familiar with my cross stitch designs but do not see the one you are looking for listed here, feel free to convo me to create a custom listing for you.

I love designing and have an overflowing folder of "pending designs" to work through. Therefore I cannot work on any individual custom "cross stitch design" requests. The only exception to this is the Wedding Sampler that I can customize for you. I appreciate your understanding!

Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions or would like to request a custom order. I will be glad to work with you!