Tree Christmas Cards with Swarovski Crystal

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STEP 1

Print out the illustration and cut out the tree with scissors (see red lines in illustration).
STEP 2

Put the tree pattern onto green cardboard, draw outlines onto cardboard and cut out tree with scissors.
STEP 3

Cut 70 cm of the apple green yarn, slide yarn into beading needle and stitch through tree as you see illustration. Secure the short end with tape on back side.
STEP 4

Continue sewing as you see in the illustration.
STEP 5
Slide on a Swarovski crystal XILION Bead article 5328 in Crystal Metallic Light Gold and continue sewing.
STEP 6
Cut 70 cm from dark green yarn and repeat steps 3-5 adding the following onto the thread: 1 Swarovski crystal XILION Bead article 5328 in Greige and 1 Swarovski crystal XILION Bead article 5328 in Crystal Metallic Light Gold.
STEP 7

Cut 70 cm of the beige yarn and repeat steps 3-5 slide on one Swarovski crystal XILION Bead article 5328 in Crystal Metallic Light Gold.
STEP 8

Cut 50 cm of the turquoise yarn and repeat steps 3-5. Slide on: 2 Swarovski crystal XILION Beads article 5328 in Crystal Metallic Light Gold as shown in illustration. After the 4th row, secure the end of the turquoise thread onto the back with tape (this turquoise will not be used any more).
STEP 9
Repeat steps 4-5 with thread end of dark green yarn slide on 1 Swarovski crystal XILION Bead article 5328 in Greige.
STEP 10
Cut 50 cm of light green yarn and repeat steps 3-5. Slide on: 1 Swarovski crystal XILION Bead article 5328 in Crystal Metallic Light Gold, 1 Swarovski crystal XILION Bead article 5328 in Greige (see illustration).
STEP 11

Repeat steps 4-5 with thread ends from yarns. Slide on 4 Swarovski crystal XILION Beads article 5328 in Crystal Metallic Light Gold and 2 Swarovski crystal XILION Beads article 5328 in Greige.
STEP 12
Secure thread ends on back side of tree and cut ends off with scissors.
STEP 13

Put some double-sided sticky tape onto back side of tree and cut remaining thread ends off with scissors.
STEP 14

Cut a rectangle of 30 x 21 cm out of the beige cardboard and fold it in the middle as you see in illustration.
STEP 15

Repeat steps 2-13 twice to get 2 more trees and affix them onto front side of card.

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