So many times I have started a project on a different size count fabric than what the pattern tells me to use. I am the queen of just “stitching.” One time an 8 inch pattern equaled almost 2 feet
Make it Coats has a simple tutorial that shows how to make a hanging heart that will be perfect for a Valentine’s keepsake or card. Not only is there a free pattern pdf, but there is also a brief video
Daria from Kittenhood blog took some simple regular cross stitch flower patterns and adjusted them a little to create some cool Halloween napkins for special Halloween holiday cheer. She explains how you can do the same thing over at her
Over at Happiness at Cross Stitching, Lynn B. is showing off her completed Edwardian Lady Box Set. She provides instructions for making each piece, including this cool little needlebook that is shown here. If you are like me, you cannot
This detail is from a finish recently posted by a Canadian stitcher who blogs at Leftover Chocolate Stitches. That is a great blog name, by the way. She remains anonymous, but her stitching speaks for itself. She has taken a
One of the Buttons and Paint bloggers shares her experience with making her first cross-stitch cushion in a recent post and I think it turned out great. She gives a step-by-step photo tutorial if you want to replicate her efforts.
Over at Eglantine Stichery, Aurelia has been busy. First, she has recently finished a snowflake ornament and created a tutorial showing off how she did it. It is quite lovely and her tutorial will be applicable to any ornament, so
This free parasol pattern is a preview of a collection Lynn B is creating of Edwardian inspired items. As she says, it will be perfect for a Downtown Abbey fan. Get the free chart and be sure to check out