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This chart has been formulated only as a guide to assist you in selecting color from the DMC family of products. Please use your own judgement in making the final decision on color interpretation. Download pdf chart
These are the most useful mittens to give to your friends in winter, especially for Valentine’s Day. You know handmade gifts are very appreciate! I invite you to take a look at the Story by Modcloth Blog, there is a very interesting craft project useful to do your own dip-dyed mittens from an old sweater.
Do you love crochet work? Would you like to do crochet favors? This Mani di Fata crochet magazine is very useful to create crochet favors for any event. Inside the magazine you will find the detailed instructions, diagrams and images useful in achieving step by step your favors. To make this favors you can use […]
Are you a creative woman? Do you like to expand your craft techniques? It is very interesting to consider needlework embroidery not only an ancient craft but also a very important technique for your craft ideas. On the Hobbyfarms web site there is a very interesting articles with an introduction to the needlepoint history, the […]
Did you think that the beautiful nightgowns with hand embroidered lace would remain for a long time in the trunk of your grandmother? Did you ever believe that girls of today would appreciate the old lace and embroidery adapted to the modern lingerie? To begin the revivel of the ancient Sicilian tradition of the hand […]
Here is a new design of embroidery sewing machine, the frog is useful to decorate linen for your children. The design is free in various formats. Source: www.4by4embroidery.com
On Coatscraft is available a free cross stitch border to embroider on a children sheet. The pattern shows you a border with colorful flowers and nice bees.
Are you looking for free cross stitch patterns to decorate bibs for your child? On Coatscraft is available a cross-stitch pattern of the dolls Sunbonnet Sue.
Armina form the blog Arminas-animals share with all the passionate of art and craft his love for crochet miniature. She made a little crochet basket with miniature balls of yarn and a mini knit project.
Stamp’n cross stitch is a particular idea to embroider in cross stitch and paint in a same piece of linen. It is very easy and quick to do and it’s an interesting way to express your creativity.
Here are some handmade embroidery works I made in cross stitch, classic embroidery and crochet.
Coatscrafts offers a free cross stitch pattern to create a bat towel with a wonderful roses and daisy border.
On the Themotherhuddle’s Blog there is a very interesting tutorial to create a summer top for you kids. To do this project you can use recycling fabric scraps and flower fabric.
In the Blog Aidaband you can download the free cross stitch pattern with a grape. It is a motif based on an icon from Mini-image-Box.
This cross stitch pattern with orange fruit is available on Arteseriscos’s Blog. You can download it to decorate your kitchen towel.
Do you like embroider cross stitch patterns? Lasmanualidades offers five free patterns with angels to embroidery in cross stitch. You can use these patterns for your kids.
Abbygaelle offers a summer free cross stitch pattern, it is very easy to do. You can use all the colored embroidery threads you prefer and the Aida fabric.
This cross stitch pattern with a flower square is very easy to do. You can use this pattern to decorate kitchen towels, potholder, oven glove or dishrags. Download the pattern.
Use this crochet project to create your pendant 3d heart, you can use different colored yarns. The technique used is Amigurumi and the tutorial is available on Pepika’s Blog.
Would you like to embroider place mats? Are you looking for simple patterns to decorate kitchen linen ? On Littledeartracks Blog it is available a very interesting tutorial that allows you to do table mats, in a simple way you can embroidery original motifs using a stitch that surely already know: the running stitch. This […]
Before to start with your first crochet stitch, you need to learn some basic skills. First of all, you need to know how to hold the hook and thread, and then how to get the yarn on the hook. Everyone has their own personal way to hold the hook and control the thread in crochet. […]
The chain stitch is the bais of all craft work. There is no design, however intricate and beautiful, that does not largely depend upon this stitch and its various modifications for its entire structure, and once it can be made perfectly and easly, any crocheted article may be produced with a smoothness and finish only […]
Here below there is the most important list of crochet abbreviations used in patterns and instructions, a very interesting tool for crochet lovers to read and understand written crochet tutorials. Most crochet stitches have shorted names or abbreviations. For example, instead of saying double crochet stitch throughout a pattern, the instructions abbreviate dc.
It is very nice to do Christmas decorations using crochet and colored yarns. I decided to use DMC Babylo crochet yarn to do white snowflakes. They are very useful as placeholder, to decorate Christmas tree or christmas gifts. Here below there are the instructions to realize crochet snowflakes
Algerian eye stitch is a kind of embroidery stitch very decorative and easy to do, it is worked in a even-weave fabric. This stitch consists of eight straight stitches all worked in a central hole to create a star motif. Algerian eye stitch is also called Star Stitch or Star Eyelet Stitch. You can create […]
Do you want to do colorful and creative Easter decoration or egg hunt? Henry Happened has a very interesting tutorial to do Nail polish marbling using your unwanted nail polish. Click here for te tutorial.
This collection of DMC fashion threads for knitting works is ispired to the nordic european misty landscapes, tundra, frozen lakes, windy steppes… wild and rugged sceneries all over the world. Primitive landscapes, where nature reigns supreme. The Nordic Spirit woman use to wear garments in natural wools and raw materials, which wraps up the body. […]
Crochet is an extraordinarily technique that allow you to make a vaste range of decoration and home decore accessories. To start with crochet, only you need a hook and crochet yarn. You can use cotton crochet yarn or wool yarn, depends on the type yarn you use, you can create different crochet works.
Are you looking for a personalized gift? Would you like to choose somethingspecial and useful? Arte del Ricamo Shop gives you the opportunity to personalize gifts. These are quality products Made in Italy: You can choose the fabric to make tablecloths, covers, servizietti individuallanes and center table; You can combine objects in ceramics can be personalized with pictures, writtenphrases and greetings. The mug in the picture above is a useful gift idea and very refined, together with an individual tablecloth made with linen Riviera fabric checkered green andwhite.
Your Haberdasher in a Click I designed Arte del Ricamo Shop to realize my dream: I would like to offer all my embroidery and craft friends online products and quality services so that they can turn their ideas into precious creations. Arte del Ricamo Shop is an online store specializing in needlework and craft supplies. […]
For you who are passionate about knitting and crochet here’s areally exciting: Just Nature DMC Cotton. This is a new cotton yarnfor knitting and crochet hook with a wide range of colors to be able to easily match together. The delicate colors and soft natural shades allow you to createmodern and stylish clothes. You can work with a single wire, take a few wires and you can have fun by combining a variety of colorsto your liking. It is a yarn ideal for making garments spring and summer: softsweaters, jackets, shawls, pareos. You can unleash your creativitycreate colorful fashion accessories. The yarn is already available on […]
Do you want to learn cross stitch? Are you a beginner and you are not sure which fabric to use? For your first cross stitch project I advice you to choose a fabric with a thread count easy to see. It is preferable for you start with 11 – and 14 count fabrics. There are also six, seven and eight […]
On DMC website there is a free cross stitch pattern with loving bears usefull to create a picture or a blanket for your baby. You can use DMC Aida Impression and DMC Mouliné threads. Download the pattern Source: www.dmc.com
On the Freexstitchpatterns Blog there is a very nice free cross stitch pattern with a child who holds the American flag. Finished design size: 7.6″ x 6.9″. DMC color used are 20 and the chart is easy to read and fun to stitch. Download
Download the pattern This cross stitch pattern is useful to decorate greeting cards, placemats and winter pot holders. The size of this pattern is 30X35 squares; color threads used are: red (666), beige (642) and gray 3866.
How to make crochet angels? Which patterns to use? There are many instruction, diagram and techniques to create crochet angels, what matters is to have a good knowledge of the stitch, read the pattern, use a suitable crochet hook. In this way your crochet project will be fine. You can use crochet angels to decorate […]
How to decorate my living room this year? Artedelricamo after the first and second guide of Free Christmas Tree Cross-stitch patterns propose you other free cross stitch patterns dedicated with a selection of beautiful Christmas trees to embroider on greeting cards, tea placemats and tablecloths. On the Blog Lesgrillesdethiarlou is available a cross-stitch pattern with […]
Are you looking for Christmas cross stitch patterns? Arte del Ricamo has selected for you the best Santa Claus free cross stitch patterns published by our embroidery friends. The Christmas cross stitch patterns proposed here below are very usefull to do Christmas Tree decorations, to adorn your home or give as gift to your friends. […]
Are you looking for a Christmas crochet border design? On the site Coatscrafts I found a free pattern to make an elegant border to crochet filet. You can use the border to decorate tablecloths, centerpiece and individual tablecloths. It’s a fantastic way to practice your creative abilities!