Stitching cards in the Form-A-Lines forum gallery

Strawberry

My¬†Form-A-Lines forum has a number of enthusiastic greetings card stitchers among its members. I can recommend a visit to the new cards section of the gallery this week as it contains several beautiful stitching cards. “Strawberry” by Eileen Scott is a gorgeous combination of stitching, decoupage and cutting. https://stitchacard.com/new-galleries/?image_id=2318 “Another FAL Butterfly” made by Patsy … Read more

Finding a substitute pricking tool

Drawing Pin

You want to try the prick and stitch technique but do not want to spend out on a purpose made pricking tool until you are sure you will enjoy this card making technique. The solution is to look for a sharp pointed object that you already own. Here are some suggestions: A drawing pin (thumb … Read more

Free stitching card corner scroll pattern

Corner Scroll Card With An Iris Picture.

This corner scroll pattern is easy to stitch directly on to a greetings card. The simple design is worked in stem stitch. The photograph below shows the scrolls on a hammered cream card stitched in green thread. I have added a photograph of an iris that I took in my garden. You could add a picture … Read more

The crossing fill stitch

Animated Stitching Diagram

This post looks at a method of stitching that is often used to fill areas and shapes with colour. I call it the crossing fill stitch as that is what it does. I try to work this method of stitching into my pattern designs as it gives an attractive finish and is popular with stitching … Read more

Prick and stitch flower pattern. Download it free.

Flower01

I have just designed a prick and stitch flower pattern for visitors to the Prick And Stitch Is My Craft web site. You can use this simple design to try out the embroidery card making technique. I have used Kreinik metallic thread in green, red and gold on a hammered white card. The stem and … Read more