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Bracelet Embellished with Metallic Threads

A Bracelet to Embellish with Metallic Threads
by Christen Brown

Complete instructions and patterns for making a stunning velvet bracelet embellished with metallic threads and materials.

Christen Brown’s velvet bracelet with metallic threads and materials. Photograph by Joe Coca.

Counted-Thread Ring Bearer's Pillow

Counted-Thread Ring Bearer's Pillow

Susan Greening Davis provides complete instructions for making this contemporary ring bearer's pillow that will make the bridal couple's day even more special. Web-Exclusive Project.

Cross-Stitched Heart with Quaker Motifs Pattern


Cross-Stitch a Heart with Quaker Motifs (122 KB)

Janice Wood’s sweet Cross-Stitch a Heart with Quaker Motifs incorporates a traditional sampler alphabet on one side of the heart and the date and recipient’s initials on the reverse.

Cross-Stitch Red and White Allegoric Motifs

Cross-Stitch Red-and-White Allegoric Motifs (129 KB)

The superb Flemish tapestries hanging in the Palace of Versailles inspired Dominique Hoel-Colin’s striking Cross-Stitch Red-and-White Allegoric Motifs.

Perforated Paper Box Liner to Cross-Stitch

Liner for the Perforated Paper Box to Cross-Stitch (215 KB)
by Ann Caswell

Featured in Stitching a Legacy and in the November/December 2002 issue

These are instructions for making a liner for our embroidered box that features butterfly and floral motifs.

 

Aztec Stitch for a Bookmark Pattern

Stitch the Aztec Stitch on a Bookmark
by Pat Rozendal.

This bookmark is made using the Aztec stitch, which is unique to Mexican samplers and is traditionally worked in very bright colors. Web-Exclusive Project.

Token of Affection Cross-Stitch Sampler

Token of Affection Sampler

The "token of affection" sample maybe created for a wedding, an anniversary, a Valentine, or as a gift for a special friend. Counted cross-stitch lends itself to creativity, along with the opportunity to personalize your work; use the alphabet to personalize this sweet sampler. Web-Exclusive Project.


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