This is a simple craft for Easter using only plastic canvas and ribbon.
First you should cut a pattern, start with a rectangle that is 21 squares by 17. Find the center on top edge, leave center square uncut. Cut diagonally until you reach side. You now have a start to the top of the cross. Cross points should go, 1 square/3 square/5 square and then switch to strips of squares, that meet in center.
This may be confusing, but once you start making it everything will start making sense. Write if you need more help.
By Starchild in VT from Lamoille County, VT
I do alot of plastic canvas and I am always looking for new patterns. This is adorable and with easter coming up and all the readers in my family, I think this will make wonderful easter gifts. Thanks for the pictures, they are very helpful.
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This is a cute little reminder that anyone can carry. It is simple enough for children, but also interesting enough for grown-ups. It should take between 30 and 60 minutes to complete.
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I have a question about plastic canvas cross bookmarks. I used to be able to find the crosses already cut out in this shape. The edges are so much neater on the purchased ones. Where can I find them?
By Bob from Richmond, VA
I purchase mine at Wal-mart & Hobby Lobby.
This link will take you to the Google site. I just typed in "plastic canvas crosses". Sometimes, especially when time if of the essence, Google is a faster way to go. Good luck!
Hi Bob, the crosses you are referring to, you can get through www.orientaltrading.com. I get their magazines all the time and have seen them there. Hope that helps!
Have you checked at JoAnn Fabric? They used to carry them but I haven't checked lately?
I just tried www.orientaltrading.com & typed in plastic canvas cross pattern. Nothing came up.
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I picked up this plastic canvas cross at a yard sale or thrift store and I can't find a pattern anywhere on how to make it. Does anyone have a pattern for this or know where I can get one?