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This is a PDF pattern for you to stitch your very own Mexican calavera!

This original design is inspired by the Dia de los Muertos tradition in Mexico and is a really versatile little project - as you can see, it looks great as a framed piece, but could easily be incorporated into a card, a tea towel or anything your ingenuity can stretch to.

These little sugar skulls are comprised of whole stitches and backstitch, so are suitable for most skill levels. The finished project measure:
• 2 ½ x 2 ¾ inches on 18 count aida
• 3 x 3 ½ inches on 14 count aida

I have included three example colourways in this pattern - red, green and blue. The PDF contains three coloured grid patterns and a keys featuring the DMC colours used, in addition to photographs of the finished piece. (Please note that the revised pattern does not include the stars you can see some of the images.)

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* I M P O R T A N T ! *

Etsy now supports instant downloads for digital files so now you will receive your pattern even faster without having to wait for me to send it! The PDF file will be made available to you for download once your payment is confirmed. Please be aware that you will need to have Adobe Reader installed in order to view this file.

Please refer to the following if you are unsure of how to access your file after purchase:

Please don't copy, resell or redistribute this pattern. As this is a digital transaction, once the e-mail has been sent there are no refunds or exchanges. That said, if you have any problems with receiving the file, please let me know and I will try my best to help.

Just to reiterate, this listing is for the PDF pattern ONLY, and not the finished cross-stitch piece. Thanks!

Cross-Stitch Pattern - Day of the Dead Calavera (PDF)



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