10 Creative ideas for using an Embroidery Hoop

By | 2018-05-12T20:55:13+00:00 May 12th, 2018|Blog|

In our shop you'll find a large collection of wooden embroidery hoops. We use them mostly for stitching and framing our cross stitch projects, but there are a ton of other ways to use them. Scroll down to see 10 great alternative ideas for how to use your hoop. [...]

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Free Alphabet cross stitch pattern

By | 2017-12-13T15:56:33+00:00 December 13th, 2017|Blog|

Looking for an original gift idea? Sign up for our newsletter and you'll get a 26 letter Alphabet counted cross stitch pattern for free! All 26 letters of the English Alphabet are included. Each letter is made to fit in a 8 inch embroidery hoop (approx 20 cm) when stitching on Aida 14 count fabric. We recommend to [...]

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Intarsia Crochet Tutorial Part 1: Basic crochet techniques

By | 2017-11-19T22:51:31+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Blog|

Did you know that you can also crochet with pixel patterns? In our Once Upon a Pixel book we'll show you an example of a horse cushion. Continue reading to learn how you can use the same technique to turn any pixel pattern into a blanket or cushion. This is part 1 of our mini [...]

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Intarsia Crochet Tutorial part 2 – Once Upon a Pixel – Pixel crochet with multiple colors

By | 2017-11-16T00:57:30+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Blog|

How to crochet with multiple colors following a pixel pattern? Did you know that you can also crochet with cross stitch patterns? In our Once Upon a Pixel book we share an example of a horse cushion. Continue reading to learn how you can use the same technique to turn any pixel pattern into a [...]

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TUTORIAL: Framing a cross stitch project in an embroidery hoop

By | 2017-11-16T00:24:27+00:00 February 13th, 2017|Blog|

How to frame your cross stitch work in an embroidery hoop As we often get the question on how we frame our cross stitch projects, we've added a short video on YouTube (see below). When we want to frame the work in an embroidery hoop, we always use felt on the backside of the project. [...]

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Cross Stitch Tutorial: How to work with Waste Canvas and stitch on any fabric you like

By | 2016-10-18T17:08:50+00:00 November 16th, 2014|Blog, Country Map Cross Stitch Patterns, Geen categorie|

Cross stitch on any fabric you like Feel like cross stitching our patterns on cushion covers, t-shirts, blankets, or tea towels? Use waste canvas and you will soon stitch like a pro on any type of fabric. You can also use it for cross stitching on a quilt block for your next quilt project! Once [...]

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