Monday, March 18, 2019

FOTF felt & floss color guide for
French Hen (Emerald colorway)

Here are the colors to use for French Hen (#3 in the series) if you are making my Twelve Days ornaments with Felt On The Fly's beautiful Emerald felt bundle.
Sewing pattern can be purchased here.

Comb/Wattle: Orange Red
Beak and Flower Center: Dark Teal
Head and Legs: Sea Green
Body: Spring Green
Wing: Malachite
Flower: Lavender Pink
Tail: Shrimp
Decorative embroidery floss:
DMC white B5200
DMC black 310 (eye)
DMC 666
DMC 699
DMC 934
DMC 166
DMC 892 (wing & flower knots)
DMC 943 (tail knots)

Head: Sea Green
Body: Spring Green
Decorative embroidery floss:
DMC white B5200
DMC 934


  1. I found it hard to keep the stitches even when doing the slip stitch around the edge. My solution was to put the needle straight through for the visitble stitch and then angle it for the next stitch. For me, it is a much neater look.


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