Santa Scandinavia is taken from the Santa Around the World Book 1: the European Tradition. Julemanden is helped by the Tomte or Nisse – magical farm folk. In Scandinavia everyone agrees Santa Claus is one of their own. Many say he lives in Greenland and flies over all their lands, while each country has claimed a local home for him. Regardless, he does ride in a sleigh pulled by reindeer. At Christmas time the dining room ceilings are festooned with stars forming a “Heaven.” I’ve attached a photo of our dining room one year. In earlier years I had gold foil paper cut into stars and individually hung on fishing line. But the year this pic was taken I was lazy.
- How did I get the red suit on my santa? I painted it with Shiva Oil Paint-stiks.
For the Digital Embroidery files here are 2 size options. 7.80″ (7.86*) which requires an 8×8″ (200 sq) hoop and 9.96″ requiring a 10×10″ (260 sq) hoop. *This is a miniscule difference in size and stitches out in the same hoop just fine.
The download gives several file types. The 9.96″ version is in PES, VIP, DST formats plus a PDF and PNG. The 7.86″ is in PES, VIP, DST, EXP, XXX, JEF, VP3 formats including a PDF and PNG. If they are not what you need, contact me.
All 12 Santas are also available as a “set” for Embroidery Machines in 7.80 and 9.96″ sizes. Purchase them together and save $, or separately to pick and choose.
For the PDF PRINTABLE paper option there is one download containing both a 7.80″ and 11″ size, all printable on “letter size” 8½x11 inch paper. A picture is shown.
Select carefully as you put them in your cart to get the correct option.