Unique Cross Stitch Patterns for the Holidays

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You wouldn’t think it, but cross stitch is a great project for the holidays. You can make an endless amount of unique craft projects with cross stitch — all you need is your creativity! From DIY ornaments to gift tags, you can easily incorporate cross stitch patterns into your holiday crafting. Just scroll through our […]

13 Cheerful Cross Stitch Patterns


Need a little pick-me-up or got a case of the blues? We all know that crafting is a great stress-reliever and cross stitch is one of our favorite crafting activities. These cross stitch patterns are so cheerful, they’re bound to put a smile on anyone’s face and they’re sure to be a joy to make. […]

AllFreeHolidayCrafts Giveaway: iPhone Cross-Stitch Case


Embroidery fans rejoice! Red Heart has created the perfect iPhone case for embroiderers, the iPhone Cross-Stitch Case. You will be able to show off your love  for crafting when you cover your iPhone in a case of your making. This creative case for your smart phone is made to fit either the iPhone 4 or […]

Geek Crafts: Geek Love Cross Stitch Pattern

Haley in TARDIS Dress

  Hello, Geek Crafters! Hi, I’m Haley Pierson-Cox! If you follow my blog, The Zen of Making, then you already know that I’m a pretty geeky gal. (The TARDIS dress really gives it away, doesn’t it?) But, if you’re just meeting me for the first time today, consider this your warning: I’m about to talk […]

Frog Crafts for Leap Day Are Hoppin’

Frog Crafts for Leap Day are Hoppin'

February 29th is considered Leap Day because the day doesn’t occur every year. It likes to leap every four years. If we didn’t have this one extra day every now and then, the seasonal calendar would eventually be thrown off. This means one extra day of crafting! So hop to it! We’re pairing up Leap […]

New Cross-Stitch Spring Wrap Pattern


This guest post is by Michelle Noble I designed this cross-stitch shawl for my mother-in-law for Mother’s day recently. I crocheted with an E-hook using Bernat Aqua Sport weight yarn (3-ply). Directions for Cross-stitch crochet: Skip the first DC and DC in the next DC. Go Back and DC in the skipped DC. Do this […]

Help A Reader: Motorcycles and Teddy Bears

Every now and then, everyone could use a helping hand.  Ready to lend your assistance?   Below you’ll find a few readers in need.  If you feel you can help or have any suggestions, please post your answer in the comments. Please try to supply instructions and/or links. Have fun! =) P. Collingwood asks, I am […]

New Pattern Monday: Give Thanks for Crafts!


Now that it’s officially November, it’s time to start thinking about Thanksgiving! You’ll need to start working early if you’re going to make decorations, centerpieces, place cards…and not to mention the actual meal! Here’s what we’ve got for you this week: Large Cornucopia: Create an impressive, large scale cornucopia with minimal cost and time required. […]

Plastic Canvas, Cross-Stitch and Embroidery for Fall


[Editorial Note- This an excerpt from today’s newsletter. If you would like to receive our free craft newsletter, you can sign up here.] National Sewing Month left many of you crafters craving other ideas for what to do with your needles. You asked for more plastic canvas and more free embroidery patterns, so we found […]