Here's something alternative to the traditional Advent Calendar - the Advent Clock!! You could use this in conjunction with a treat or just for the fun of counting; you can count up or down whichever you prefer.
This design is stitched in cross stitch with blackwork backing to the numbers.
This could be used every Christmas and handed down within your family.
This is our version with a bear- great for little boys and girls alike or we have a version with an Angel for girls.
Please Note: all our charts are for COUNTED stitching and are not printed onto fabric.
The Finished design size is 35.5 x 35.5cm (14 x 14 inches)
The Number of Thread Colours used is 18 including one metallic colour. We recommend DMC Stranded Cotton for our designs but can specify other manufacturers thread codes on request, please contact us for details. We use Kreinik metallic cord for the blackwork.
The Fabric Count for this design is 14 count Aida.
There are some fractional stitches used in this design.
All our designs are created by Debbie Harding, Copyright © DoodleCraft Design Ltd.
Threads sorted onto a numbered thread card
The wooden hand and fixings and full instructions for making up the clock.
For stitching - Hoop or Frame (optional) and scissors
For making up the clock - 16 x 16 inch (40 x 40cm) stretched canvas, Fabric glue and Double sided tape