Techniques

peyote beaded bracelet

How to Use Peyote Stitch Patterns to Create Beautiful Beaded Bracelets

A very old and traditional stitching technique is that of either creating a pattern by fastening beads to fabric by stitching or simply weaving tiny beads together. Peyote stitch patterns have been around for a very long time. The Egyptians created burial garments using these patterns over 4,000 years ago! The practice of creating patterns …

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cross stitch threads

Cross Stitch Threads! Six Exciting Alternatives to DMC and Anchor

Many cross stitchers start out happily using thread made by two of the best-known manufacturers: Anchor and DMC. And continue to do so throughout their stitching careers. While these two companies produce high quality threads, so do other notable manufacturers of cross stitch threads, and all are well worth your consideration. Below is a list …

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framing cross stitch

Framing Cross Stitch – 7 Simple Steps To Doing It Properly Yourself?

Do you usually take your latest completed piece to a professional for framing cross stitch? You’re certainly not alone since many stitchers do. Perhaps that’s what you too have done in the past, and are perfectly happy with the results. On the other hand, you may have done your own cross stitch framing and have …

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