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How to ladder stitch (or invisible stitch). This hand sewing technique is essential to closing up the openings in sewn projects without any visible threads. Photo and video tutorial on www.cucicucicoo.com

How to ladder stitch (invisible stitch) - Cucicucicoo

How to ladder stitch (or invisible stitch). This hand sewing technique is essential to closing up the openings in sewn projects without any visible threads. Photo and video tutorial on www.cucicucicoo.com

By The Bay Needleart: Stitch An Inch Spring Orni's Day #2

Stitch An Inch Spring Orni's Day #2

Stitch An Inch Spring Orni This is one of the designs finished as pin.......i cut 2 pieces (2 x 3) of Warm & Natural batting for the background............cut out a couple of leaf designs from my upholstery fabric, stitched them down with the whip stitch, then added the cross stitched bird on top using the whip stitch with perle cotton......... added some lazy daisy stitches to the corner for leaves along with beads..........and i found some buttons from my stash to match the…

New Tutorial and More Finishes

FREE TUTORIAL A Facebook group that I belong to, had a SAL (stitch-a-long) over the past couple of months. We were not allowed to post it to the Facebook page until August 1. In June while I was …

Beautiful Christmas display

Decorating!

Hi everyone. First off, in answer to a few no-reply emails, Postman Santa is from an old Leisure Arts book "Christmas Portraits" usually f...

Pinner said:  What a treat this piece is! A cross stitched vanilla cupcake with a chocolate dirt frosting has the tops of carrots sprouting from the

Easter Carrot Cupcake Cross Stitch Cookie Cutter Frame | Etsy

What a treat this piece is! A cross stitched vanilla cupcake with a chocolate "dirt" frosting has the tops of carrots sprouting from the dessert. The cross stitch floss colors are bright and just right for your Easter or kitchen decorating. This work has been stitched on a natural even weave cloth with a small snip of vintage lace added as a tablecloth beneath the cupcake. The cross stitch carrot cupcake design fits snuggly inside a tin cupcake shaped cookie cutter. The back has been…

Pinner said:  One of my favorite primitive Halloween designs has been cross stitched and finished into a delightful tabletop decoration. The cross stitch

Primitive Witch Hat Halloween Table Decoration | Etsy

One of my favorite primitive Halloween designs has been cross stitched and finished into a delightful tabletop decoration. The cross stitch design is a witch hat with wide orange band at the base. Woven around the hat brim and top is a stitched grapevine with bronze bead berries and two tone leaves. This work uses a seasonal palette of embroidery floss colors and has been stitched on a dirty gold overdyed swatch of Aida cloth. The finish of this Halloween decoration mimics the stitched…

Prairie schooler

Photo walk.....( photo heavy...)

Hello friends and stitchers!!! Many of you are sending collections of finishes my way..... But, I always enjoy those individual pieces as well.... Here are some of my 2014 finishes for fellow stitchers~ I have the best job in the world when I get to take your beautiful stitches and create them into treasures you can display and enjoy~~ ...Candle pocket design by Plum Street Samplers finished as a pin pillow... ....That's it for now.... Soon I will show the set of the 12 virtues by Little…

Pinner said:  A cute Halloween decoration ready to hang in your haunted home. This Halloween decoration started at the center with a cross stitched design

Black Cat Halloween Decoration | Etsy

A cute Halloween decoration ready to hang in your haunted home. This Halloween decoration started at the center with a cross stitched design featuring a black cat peeking out from the wagon of pumpkins. This piece is charming in its country checked theme, its delicate over-one cross stitch work and the tiny extras like the large treat bag button and 3-D whiskers. This work has been cross stitched in a seasonal palette of colors on a heather field even weave fabric. Once stitching was…

2014 Prairie Schooler Santa Tree | by The Twisted Stitcher

2014 Prairie Schooler Santa Tree

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