Advent Calendar 2018 – No. 13

It was a little bit difficult to find a matching hairstyle for the angel without frills.

The design measures about 6.5 cm X 10 cm. It was stitched on Weddigen linen with a 13.5/cm thread count.

The simple shapes are quick and easy to fill.

The wings were filled with Diagonal Cross Filling stitch (Basic Principles of Schwalm Whitework and Lesson #2), worked in a grid cut 1, leave 3.

The dress was filled with Tulips – staggered (Limetrosen I), worked in a grid cut 1, leave 3 vertically and cut 1, leave 5 horizontally. This pattern emphasizes the clarity of the shape.

For the hair strands of coton à broder No. 16 were drawn to the front along the outline.

Such strands can be styled differently – out to the sides,

up to the top, styled with a knot or a ponytail.

I chose long “hair” falling down and a fringe (North America: bangs). I basted the fringe in place with short Back stitches near the outline. The face was embroidered after finishing the hairstyle.

My finished piece was stretched in an old embroidery hoop for hanging.

Leave a Reply


Luzine Happel
Am Schindeleich 43
37269 Eschwege
Telefon: 05651-32233


To change the language on the donation page, click the word beside the flag or the flag at the bottom of the page.


Luzine Happel - Logo

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more Infos

Die Cookie-Einstellungen auf dieser Website sind auf "Cookies zulassen" eingestellt, um das beste Surferlebnis zu ermöglichen. Wenn du diese Website ohne Änderung der Cookie-Einstellungen verwendest oder auf "Akzeptieren" klickst, erklärst du sich damit einverstanden.