Sunday, January 29, 2012

Snowflake (Loretta Spears Designs 1996)

Loretta Spears' Snowflake
Snowflake is a round pointed ornament published under Loretta Spears Designs in January 1996.  Note that there is another Snowflake ornament, published in 1994 that is square and turned on point to make a diamond shape.

Snowflake Cover Page With Some Threads and Canvas
Needleartnut stitched this in blue (below).  The model Loretta stitched herself was in bluish white (above).  You can read about the original threads and the blue ones that were substituted here.  All photographs courtesy of Needleartnut.

Here's Snowflake made up.

Materials List:
7x7 inch piece of 18 count needlepoint canvas
Rainbow Gallery's Flair in #557 and #558
Kreinik blending filament in #032

This link shows Flair 557 and 558 which Loretta used in her model.


Needleartnut's Blue Snowflake

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