Making Plastic Canvas Doll FurnitureThis is a page about making plastic canvas doll furniture. Plastic canvas is an ideal material for making doll furniture.
Pattern for Plastic Canvas Toilet Paper Dispenser?I'm looking for a pattern that uses plastic grid and yarn to make a four sided box with a lid that holds a roll of bathroom paper like Charmin to use like the small boxes of Puffs or Kleenex.
Making Plastic Canvas Christmas OrnamentsThis is a page about making plastic canvas Christmas ornaments. Plastic canvas is a popular craft material that can be used by crafters young and old to create a variety of projects.
Machine Embroidery Tips and TricksThis page contains machine embroidery tips and tricks. Beautiful designs can be added to clothing and linens with this tool.
Patterns For Plastic Canvas Whirly Gigs?I am looking for patterns for plastic canvas to make whirly gigs. The things you hang off your porch (for instance) that the wind twirls around. They might be called something else, not sure. Can anyone help me? I am also new to using a PC and would like to be directed to some sites that might have patterns or info. Thanks! I LOVE this site!
College and University Cross Stitch Patterns?This is a page about college and university cross stitch patterns. You can show your support for a college or university by making cross stitch items for yourself or as gifts.
Resizing a Cross Stitch Pattern?This is a page about resizing a cross stitch pattern. On occasion the perfect cross stitch pattern may need one adjustment, a resize for your current project.
Hand Embroidery Tips and TricksThis page contains hand embroidery tips and tricks. So many beautiful and fun patterns can be embroidered on clothing and linens.
College Team Cross Stitch PatternsThis is a page about college team cross stitch patterns. College teams and mascots are a popular subject for cross stitch crafts.
Free Plastic Canvas PatternsThis is a page about free plastic canvas patterns. Plastic canvas is a fun and easy craft used for making many different projects.
How to Join Double Strands of YarnThis is a page about joining double strands of yarn. If you like to work with two strands of yarn, this tip will help you avoid having two tails.
Plastic Canvas Tissue Box Cover Patterns?Does anyone know where I can find a pattern for a football helmet tissue box cover made out of plastic canvas?
Plastic Canvas Angel PatternsThis is a page about plastic canvas angel patterns. Plastic canvas is a popular crafting medium for a wide variety of craft projects.
Oklahoma Sooners Afghan Throw PatternWhether you knit or crochet a fun theme for gifts or yourself is to create a throw with the logo of your favorite college team. This is a page about finding an Oklahoma Sooners afghan throw pattern.
Plastic Canvas Craft IdeasThis page contains plastic craft ideas. A material that is easy to work with and can be used to create a variety of things.
Personalized Needlepoint BookmarksDon't throw away those small pieces of leftover canvas. Instead, make personalized needlepoint bookmarks. I am making some for my grandkids.
Personalized Cross Stitch BookmarkUsing leftover cross stitch fabric, you can make personalized bookmarks. I chose this ASL pattern symbol because my daughter recently graduated with her Associate Degree as an ASL interpreter.
Plastic Canvas Wedding Cake Patterns?A plastic canvas wedding cake is a beautiful keepsake that will last far beyond that special day. Here is some information for locating a pattern to make your own.
Washing a Stamped Cross Stitch Project?Once the cross stitch project is complete, you will want to remove the stamped pattern from the fabric. Woolite or a similar product used in cold water is a good way to do this. This page contains helpful information about washing a stamped cross stitch project.
Removing Embroidery Transfers From FabricThe first step in getting ready to add an embroidery pattern to clothing, pillowcases, napkins, etc. is to iron on the transfer. If there is an error in applying it, you might check this page for suggestions for removing embroidery transfers from fabric.
Rocking Chair Cross Stitch PatternTrying to find just the right cross stitch pattern may require a lot of searching. Sometimes you may need to draft your own pattern or alter an existing one. This is a page about finding a rocking chair cross stitch pattern.
"A Message From Heaven" Cross-stitch Pattern?Sometimes trying to find a pattern to use for creating a cross stitched project incorporating a poetic phrase can be difficult, especially if you are unsure of the actual wording or source. This is a page about "A Message From Heaven" cross-stitch pattern.
Fixing Mistakes on Counted Cross Stitch Projects?This is a page about fixing mistakes on counted cross stitch projects. For small errors, you might be able to ignore the mistake and keep going. However, larger mistakes may need to be removed and started over.
Cross Stitch SayingsThere are so many cross stitch sayings to choose from when planning your next project. This page contains cross stitch sayings.
Purdue Cross Stitch Patterns?Many cross stitch crafters like to create work using college logo patterns. This is a page about finding Purdue cross stitch patterns.
Cross Stitch Pattern: "Cleaning and Scrubbing Can Wait Til Tomorrow"?Finding the layout for specific cross stitch patterns can prove difficult at times. This is a page about cross stitch pattern "Cleaning and scrubbing can wait till tomorrow".
"If tears could build a stairway..." Cross Stitch Pattern?Cross stitch is a popular embroidery style that often incorporates poems and images into the overall pattern using small cross stitches. This is a page about "If tears could build a stairway..." cross stitch pattern.
Coloring Pages as Cheap Embroidery PatternsWhile looking for some nice embroidery patterns on the net I realized, that some very beautiful ones I had found and copied in my files, were coloring pages. You can set them and print them any size and directly put them under the foot of a sewing machine to embroider a tablecloth or anything else.
Notre Dame Cross Stitch Pattern?Where can I get a cross stich pattern for Notre Dame?
Plastic Canvas Dream Castle Pattern?Does anyone have the plastic canvas fashion doll dream castle pattern they would be willing to share? I have the dream house if anyone would like to share.
Instructions for WonderArt Table Runner Kit?I have bought 2 WonderArt kits, #9077. It is a fruit table runner. Neither of the kits have the instructions. I was hoping someone out there could send me a copy of the chart and instructions. If you know a way I can obtain a copy of the chart and instructions, I would welcome that as well.
Protecting an Embroidered Bag?This is a page about protecting an embroidered bag. A hand bag with needlework may need to be protected to keep all the threads in place.
Daddy's Diaper Dooty Poem?This is a page about daddy's diaper dooty poem. Finding the perfect poem or saying to embroider on your craft project is not always easy.
Finding Cross Stitch PatternsThis is a page about finding cross stitch patterns. Cross stitch is a popular form of embroidery that often incorporates text and images into the overall pattern that is created using small cross stitches.
Free Patterns for Plastic Canvas Barbie Furniture?Does anyone have patterns for plastic canvas Barbie furniture and/or clothespin Barbie furniture they would be willing to share?
Lee Ward's Ten Commandments Needlework Directions?Does anyone have a picture and/or directions to the needle craft of The Ten Commandments by Lee Wards, x02629? I inherited an unfinished picture.
Making a Plastic Canvas Doll House?This is a page about making a plastic canvas doll house. Plastic canvas is quite easy to work with and is a good medium for creating one of a kind doll houses.
Restoring Old Cross Stitch Crafts?This is a page about restoring old cross stitch crafts. Antique or vintage cross stitch items can be cleaned and restored to improve the damage done by age and usage.
Plastic Canvas Jewelry Box Patterns?This is a page about plastic canvas jewelry box patterns. Plastic canvas designs can be worked beautifully into the making of a unique jewelry box.
Plastic Canvas Flashlight Cover Patterns?This is a page about a plastic canvas flashlight cover pattern. Making a cover or storage box for your flashlight can be easily done using plastic canvas.
Finding Needlepoint DesignsThis is a page about finding needlepoint designs. There are so many options for searching for needlepoint designs it can be overwhelming.
Cross Stitch Tips and TricksThis page is about cross stitch tips and tricks. No matter what your craft project there are always ways to help it go smoother.
Keeping Cross Stitch Projects CleanThis page is about keeping cross stitch projects clean. This embroidery is touched constantly while sewing the pattern.
Framing a Cross Stitch ProjectThis page is about framing a cross stitch project. Once you have completed all that embroidery, you want to display it framed perfectly.
Softening Needlepoint Canvas?This is for all my needlepoint friends in ThriftyFun land. I am almost finished doing a beautiful needlepoint pillow cover. I had a little problem because the canvas is very stiff. Now that it is almost completed, does anyone know how I can soften this canvas?
Looking for Fairy Counted Cross Stitch Designs?I've been doing bead work for a while now and can't find any fairy counted cross stitch designs. Please help me if you can.Many thanks.
Looking for Rhett Butler Cross Stitch Pattern?Since I have retired, I have gotten back into my cross stitching. I was wondering if anyone of you Thrifty Funners have the cross stitch pattern for Rhett Butler, Clark Gable's character in Gone With The Wind? I am particularly looking for the pattern put out by Charles Craft.
Blocking Needlepoint?How do you block a 16 inch piece of finished needlepoint? The dry cleaner wants a minimum of $20.00.
Dress Form Cross-stitch or Plastic Canvas Pattern?My daughter-in-law has a shower curtain that has French looking dress forms on it. I would like to make her a tissue cover to match it. Does anyone have a plastic canvas or cross stitch pattern?
Making a Badge for a Backpack?Do I use heavy stiff fabric to embroider a badge?
What Embroidery Stitch Is This?Could anyone please help me identify this embroidery stitch? I've been going crazy trying to figure it out, but I can't seem to identify it. Thank you!
Protecting Heirloom NeedleworkThis is a page about protecting heirloom needlework. If you are fortunate enough to own one or more pieces of heirloom needlework, you want to protect it and extend its life even more.
DMC Embroidery Floss Colors for Big Ten Logos?I need to know the DMC embroidery floss color numbers that they use for the Big Ten logos including Nebraska and the Univ. of Arizona. Is there a booklet that has all college DMC numbers for the college mascots/logos?
Georgia Bulldogs Cross Stitch Pattern?I am looking for cross stitch patterns for the Georgia bulldogs.
Organizing Embroidery FlossThis is a page to organizing embroidery floss. It is important to have a wide variety of colors when doing embroidery. However, that many spools of floss can easily become tangled and disorganized.
Cross Stitch Pattern for the Breast Cancer Ribbon?I am needing a cross stitch pattern for the breast cancer ribbon.
Plastic Canvas Play Food Patterns?I have a niece who is almost 2 and likes pretending. Does anybody have some play food patterns in plastic canvas or a web site I could go to?
Templeton University Cross Stitch Pattern?I would like to find a counted cross stitch pattern for the Temple University logo or mascot. Does anyone know where I can find this?
Patterns for Plastic Canvas?Does anyone out there have directions to make a plastic canvas tissue box or wall hanging of a princess or Snow White? If you do please contact me. Thank you.
Embroidery Tips?How do I embroider something on something quickly?
Using a Larger Count Aida for Design?I am having difficulty seeing the Aida 18 count. How do I do my design using a larger count Aida? Does this change everything or can I just start as I did with the 18 count? The eyes are my problem with the smaller count.
Plastic Canvas Sewing Box Pattern?I am looking for a pattern in plastic canvas for sewing boxes. Does anyone know where I might find the pattern?
Paper Embroidery Turkey Pattern?Does anyone have a picture of a turkey I could use to do embroidery on paper?Thank you.
Selling Unused Needle Point Canvases and Yarn?What can be done to dispose of a large quantity of needle point that will never be worked? Many are expensive canvases. Some are rug-size. I also have a large quantity of miscellaneous yarns.Is there a market for these items?
Vanderbilt University Seal Cross-stitch Pattern?I am looking for a cross-stitch pattern of the seal of Vanderbilt University.
Pattern for Plastic Canvas Magazine Holder?I need a plastic canvas pattern for a magazine holder. I can't find mine, maybe you would like to share it for free. Thanks.
Thread Color Suggestions for Cross Stitch Project?I need thread color suggestions for blue eyes and light colored red hair. I am making something for "A". Her eyes are light blue and her hair is light orange/red. Any suggestions?
Pattern for Canvas Mesh and Ribbon Cross?I am looking for a pattern for a canvas mesh cross that is about 2 inches high and done with narrow ribbon. Can you help me? Thanks!
Red Embroidery Thread Bled on Cross-stitch Project?I rinsed a completed cross-stitch project in cold water and a tiny amount of Woolite. The red thread bled and a light pink stain surrounds all of the red stitching. Does anyone know how to remove the light pink stains. Thanks.
Help with Satin Embroidery Stitch?I'm just learning to embroider, are there any other beginners out there. I'm having a little problem with my satin stitches on a large area, I'm not sure where to start stitching?
Christmas Needlework, Knit, and Crochet Decorations?I'm looking for ideas for indoor Christmas decorations for the windows, coffee table, and mantel. I need them to be either crochet, knit, or plastic canvas. Maybe latch hook. And I need photos or at least basic sketches. Any ideas would be really appreciated. Thank you.
Embroidery Transfer Pattern Books?Does anyone know of a source for buying the old transfer pattern books for embroidery? I have looked for simple pattern books but have been unable to find any. Thanks for any help.
Learning to Embroider?Does anyone know of a site that I can go to for embroidery stitches? I would like to learn to embroider. I have wanted to do this for many years. Thank you.
Plastic Canvas Pattern Books?I am looking for plastic canvas books that have a toaster, egg beaters, bowls, plates, silverware and I think maybe some food. If anyone has these books I would love to have them. I can't find mine.
Calgary Flames Cross Stitch Pattern?I am still looking for a free cross stitch or plastic canvas pattern for the NHL team the Calgary Flames. Thanks.
Working With Thin Threads?How do you work with thin threads? How do you keep the thread tight?
Plastic Canvas Ornament Pattern?I'm looking for a plastic canvas pattern for small ornaments in shape of slippers; one looks like a reindeer, the other a panda bear. Found them in a second hand store.
Scanning Craft Patterns and InstructionsThis pertains to instructions for just about any craft item. I scan the instructions or pattern into my computer to enlarge and then print it out. This works especially well for cross stitch or counted cross stitch because this way you can actually see the graph better and easier to count.
Making Needlepoint Heirlooms?I love making large needlepoint pieces such as wall hangings etc. and I would like to be making things I can leave to my children as heirlooms. I know the American market will differ from the English to some extent but can anyone give me any advice as to the type of needlepoint that is most likely to be of any value in the future. Is it considered a disadvantage for the piece to be made from a commercial pattern or should I be concentrating more on my own designs? Thank you so much for any advice you can give.
Looking for Baby Quilts to Embroider?Where can I find baby blankets that are quilted and ready to embroider?
Cross Stitch Jar LidChoose cross stitch pattern smaller than the top of a canning ring. Stitch pattern onto Aida cloth. When finished, cut away extra cloth. Center design on orange juice lid.
Candlewicking Instructions?I would like to know how to do candlewicking and are there kits I could buy?
Making Cloth Stiffer for Cross Stitching?I bought robin cloth 18 count afghan size 58X43 inches. The squares are so soft and flimsy that they move when cross stitching and make my work look uneven. Any ideas on how to make the cloth stiffer while cross stitching?
Embroidering a Robin?I am in need of a transfer to hand embroider a robin. As young children, my siblings and I lost our mother and because she always woke us in the mornings with the "red robin" song. I thought it would be nice to give to my siblings a robin with the song framed.
"Lily of the Valley" Embroidery Design?I am an avid sewer and embroider. I was wondering if anyone has some designs they would like to share. I only hand embroidery - no machine. I do lots of pillowcases and childrens clothes. Right now I am in need of a hand embroidery design of the "Lily of the Valley" flowers.
Custom Embroidery Help?While at a department store recently, I spotted the most beautiful pair of pants I had ever seen. It was plain black (like slacks, no cuffs) with vibrant colors of green, red, purple, yellow etc embroidery stitching on just one leg.
Personalized Needlepoint BookmarksDon't throw away those small pieces of leftover canvas. Instead, make personalized needlepoint bookmarks. I am making some for my grandkids.
Cross Stitch Tips for Beginners?Advice for cross stitch beginners from the ThriftyFun community. To protect the edges of your Aida cloth, I put narrow masking tape around the edges of my cloth, it keeps the cloth firm and is easy to remove when you get through.
Plastic Canvas Christmas StarsA package of 10 plastic cross stitch star patterns cost me about $2. I was given a bunch of yarn and I made up my own patterns. I did all ten at once.
Grapevine Wreath Cross Stitch GiftTired of just framing your cross stitch project or turning them into pillows for gifts? Here's a unique way to display your work or create a special gift. Glue your project to a piece of round cardboard and glue the cardboard to the back of a grapevine wreath.
Putting Samplers to UseI often teach my children basic embroidery stitches using simple designs. If you are helping a little one to do stitching, this is a nice way to put the sample pieces to use.
Cross Stitch SayingsHere are cross stitch sayings that have been submitted from the creative ThriftyFun community.
Donating a Package of WonderArt Stamped Quilt Blocks?I have 1 unopened package of 1974 Snowflowers WonderArt stamped cross stitch quilt blocks that I would share with anyone needing it.
Finding a Dimensions Cross Stitch Pattern?My mum bought me a Dimensions counted cross stitch many years ago. I've just started to get back into doing it, but the problem is I've lost the pattern kit. The number is 35012, it's 3 elephants. I have the front picture, Adia, and the threads. Is there anyone who could help?
Ohio University Cross Stitch Pattern?Does anyone have an Ohio University pattern, they would share?
Plastic Canvas Wedding Cake Patterns?I am looking for patterns for wedding cakes made out of plastic canvas.
Designing Patterns Using Plastic Canvas?I'm trying to make up my own patterns for photo frames and gift bags and for some reason can never get the right ratio of stitches. I end up short at the end of a row with not enough stitches to complete the design. I use the 7 mesh canvas. For some reason I just can't figure out how many stitches to use!
Removing Stamped Embroidery Projects Markings?After cold water washing my stamped embroidery project the blue markings didn't come out. The manufacturer said it would fade in time after numerous washings. This is a gift and I have been trying to wash it daily to help get rid of the markings with no results.