O Tannenbaum was a teaching piece last year at the Shepherd's Bush Retreat. It is now available for re-release!
The pattern does explains the layout, but I would like to further explain to clear up any questions that you may have. I am assuming you are using the called for, 9" x 26" cut of 36 count of Legacy linen when I explain. I can't stress enough to thoroughly read the instructions! The best piece of instruction advise comes in step 1 - it says,
pretend you are stitching one piece and stitch as such. In other words, cut and tape the 5 pages of the chart together, overlapping the gray areas. (see below photo of chart) The stitched sections do not get cut apart until all 5 are stitched. I recommend doing a center start. Once you have the chart pages set side by side, it will be clear how they get stitched on the 9" x 26" cut of linen. This layout is to best accommodate the cut of linen, with the least amount of waste. It also allows you to work with a larger piece of linen, rather then small cuts that make our hands tired, or don't fit into our hoops, etc. ;) NOTE - You will see that 2 of the sections lay on the linen side ways (page 1 & page 3), that is correct! Just turn both your linen and chart, so they read correctly, when you stitch those two sections.
Hope this helps & enjoy!
And the following three patterns
the holiday cross stitch for 2017!
Wishing you all a lovely holiday season!