Hello again! I’m doing another Christmas ornament this week for you all. I already had all the materials on hand after last week’s quilted balls tutorial, so I went ahead and tried a different style. This time, we’re making another fabric ornament style that divides your ball into quarters or eights. As before, I did… Read More Fabric Ornament – Make your own Cross Stitched Lens Baubles
I planned to do some ‘Christmas in July’ type designs this year, but time kind of got away with me. Instead I’m going to learn how to make some quick cross stitch ornaments, starting with this quilted folded star ornaments. How is it July already anyway? I feel like this year has both horribly dragged… Read More Quilted Cross Stitch Ornaments – Fabric Christmas Baubles
It is time once again for yet another cross stitch finishing technique! This time, the elusive humbug. Similar to the biscornu, it’s hard to tell what these are really designed to be, other than extremely adorable. I’ve seen them used as pin cushions and christmas ornaments. If filled with rice or other heavier materials they… Read More Humbug Tutorial: Ornaments, Pin Cushions, or Scissor Fobs?
I’ve been posting designs stitched on these pre-stretched aida canvases for years now. And I still constantly get questions about where I get them. I’ll give you the options below for where to buy aida canvases. However, they’re very limited in color, count, and size. And are generally not available overseas. So instead, I want… Read More Stretched Canvas Cross Stitch – An Elegant Alternative to Framing
There’s only so many framed cross stitches you can make before you run out of wall space for them all. Gifting to friends and family extends this a bit, but eventually they’ll run out of wall space too! Waste canvas and soluble canvas can help! What if I told you that you could wear your… Read More Waste Canvas vs Soluble Canvas : Cross Stitch Your Clothes!