Stitch a 3-Dimensional Birthday Balloons
needlepoint petite four as a special gift! This miniature project is quick to stitch using the full-color chart and was inspired by the work of talented needlepoint artist Melissa Shirley
. It can also be worked in cross stitch
If you enjoy this project, you may also want to try the Halloween Pumpkin
, Hannukah Dreidel
, Easter Egg
or the Christmas Tree
Needlepoint Petite Four patterns!.
Finished Size: Approximately 1 inch x 1.5 inches
Canvas Size: 8" x 7" piece of 18 holes-per-inch canvas
Threads Needed: #5 Pearl Cotton in 2 shades each of brown, blue, yellow and green,and 1 shade each of pink and cream.
TIP: For best results, use the half cross stitch for this project. It will help eliminate bulk and will allow you to fold and hand-stitch the item into a 3-dimensional shape.