On November I did already write about Our Living Room ANGELS - CHERUBS that have taken up permanent residence, not only for the Chris.
Trace cookie cutter for shape, work in negative space around shape after stitching tiny guideline of shape. Use a thread conditioner, Thread Heaven, on embroidery floss to prevent fraying; French knots or stab stitches used for effect.
2012 Embroidery journal project-french knots are music notes. Its in the details.