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8 Great Finishes for Tiny Cross Stitch Projects

I’m getting into the tiny “afternoon-project” sized cross stitch patterns and have been looking for ideas for finishing these little cuties for display. Here are 8 really cool ways to finish a small cross stitch that I came across in my search: 16 more words


Finishing Puzzle Table

After routing the jigsaw puzzle design, I made a base out of four mitred lengths of black walnut to raise the table up off the ground. 98 more words

Thinking Outloud (So To Speak)

One Row Buttonholes

There are many techniques for creating buttonholes. This tutorial shows you how to make a one-row buttonhole. For information on spacing your buttonholes and creating a button band check out our… 431 more words


Karin reblogged this on Pointe Shoes Punk Rock And Purl and commented:

This is a great photo tutorial for creating buttonholes from Tin Can Knits.

Kitchener Stitch (Grafting) for Left Handers

Here are my instructions for the method I use for left handed Kitchener Stitch or Grafting, which will also be on my website shortly.

All the instructions I have read so far for… 557 more words

Finishing Techniques

#PRINTBRACKETS DAY 3: Finishing Techniques

Greetings to all!  I hope you had a great weekend.  I’m sure many of you are – like me – licking some wounds to our basketball brackets…thanks a lot Virginia and Villanova!! 738 more words

Blocking Acrylic Yarn-Yes You Can!

One of my favorite 100% acrylic yarns to use is Lion Brand’s Vanna’s Choice, a great aran/heavy worsted weight yarn.  With its bright colors and easy care wash-ability, it is often my yarn of choice for baby blankets, throws and hat and scarf sets.  640 more words

General Interest

Amy's Thread: Seamless Aidez (part 2)

Happy New Year! Hope you all had a grand holiday and a successful cast on for the Aidez KAL!

This post is part 2 of 2 on converting Aidez from working flat (in pieces) to in the round (seamless), if you missed the first post, you can find it… 399 more words