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Card stitching tips

  • A bead tray for prick and stitch card making
    If you make a lot of stitching cards with beads it is worth getting, or making, a bead tray. This will keep your beads in one place and stop them rolling away and getting lost on the floor. The main features of a bead tray are the base covering of material such as felt that … Keep reading
  • A Glasgow rose motif leads to six Art Nouveau stitching card patterns
    My latest set of designs for the Stitching Cards web site feature an Art Nouveau style rose. The rose design was influenced by a popular motive of the Glasgow Style known as the ‘Glasgow Rose’. This cabbage like rose is said to have been adapted from drawings by Aubrey Beardsley by Charles Rennie Mackintosh in … Keep reading
  • About bugle beads used for prick and stitch card making
    Following on from my post about seed beads, here is some information about bugle beads. Bugle beads come in a variety of lengths but will always be longer than they are thick. This creates a bead with a tubular shape. The Stitching Cards patterns are based on bugle beads 7mm long or 1/4 inch or … Keep reading
  • About seed beads used for prick and stitch card making
    I am often asked about the beads used for my card embroidery patterns on the Stitching Cards web site. I like to use silver lined glass beads because they give a jewel like effect when they reflect the light. The small round beads are usually referred to as seed beads. The beads are 2mm in … Keep reading
  • Adding prick and stitch words to your greetings cards
    Emma J, who is a member of my Stitching Cards forum, suggested that I design some art nouveau style text to go with the rose patterns that I recently added to the Stitching Cards range. The proposition appealed to me because I believe that a hand stitched greeting can add the finishing touch to a … Keep reading
  • Bead storage for prick and stitch card making
    When I purchase my beads they usually come in small plastic bags. As my bead collection grew I saw the need for an improved way of storing them. Fortunately most of the shops that specialise in beads sell bead storage boxes. These boxes come in a variety of sizes. The one I chose is 21 … Keep reading
  • Beading needle tips for prick and stitch card making
    Small seed beads and bugle beads require the use of a much thinner needle than I use for the non-beaded stitching. I use a size 10 English beading needle. These needles can be tricky to thread due to the small eye. I find it best to use a single strand thread rather than multi-stranded which … Keep reading
  • Beading needles for prick and stitch card making
    Beading needles tend to be much thinner than embroidery needles. The main requirement is that they go through the beads that you are using with room for the thread as well. I use small glass seed beads and bugle beads in my designs and I find that a size 10 English beading needle works well … Keep reading
  • Change pattern size tutorial at Pinbroidery
    There has been some discussion in previous posts about the size of the Pinbroidery patterns. Some customers said that they were too large. Other customers said that if they wanted to reduce the size of the patterns they know how to do it using an image editing program. To help those who are not so … Keep reading
  • Colourful stitched bookmarks
    Stitching Cards customer Angela has sent us pictures of some colourful bookmarks. They are made with Stitching Cards bookmark patterns. Angela said: “My 13 year-old daughter is our primary stitcher. Last spring she and I made bookmarks for all the teachers our children have had in the local elementary school. It was our last year … Keep reading
  • Embroidery on paper – a beginners guide to card making with stitching
    People who receive hand stitched greetings cards are usually amazed and delighted that someone has made it especially for them. Many have been so pleased that they frame the picture. As well as giving pleasure, embroidery on paper is also an enjoyable way of passing the time. Since only a small amount of equipment needed, it … Keep reading
  • Finding a substitute pricking tool
    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 … Keep reading
  • Hamsa amulet pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A pattern featuring a hamsa amulet has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. Hamsa is an Arabic word meaning “five”. The palm-shaped amulet is popular throughout North Africa as jewelry and wall hangings. The open hand has been used as a sign of protection in many societies throughout history and is believed to provide … Keep reading
  • How to add a stitching font to your computer
    There are several stitching fonts available from the Stitching Cards web site. When one of these is installed on your computer you can use any of your word processing programs to type words of your choice ready to stitch. These fonts have dots instead of lines and you stitch between the dots in the usual … Keep reading
  • How to change the size of a pricking pattern
    The question of how to reduce a pricking pattern to fit a smaller card size was put to us by Stitching Cards customer Carolyn. The ability to scale your print out with the Adobe PDF reader was discontinued in Adobe Reader 9. Fortunately the Foxit PDF reader has an option to scale the printout as … Keep reading
  • How to check for missed holes when pricking out your pattern
    When you are stitching your pattern it is very inconvenient and confusing if you missed one or two holes when you were pricking it out. This is most likely to happen where the holes are in a random pattern or there are lots of them in a small area. When I have finished pricking out … Keep reading
  • How to convert fan stitch to loop stitch on a leaf
    Stitched leaves often employ a fan style stitch where most of the thread goes from points on the rim of the leaf into a single hole where it joins the stem. This can easily be converted to a loop stitch using the same holes but having much less thread on the back of the card. … Keep reading
  • How to find the correct hole to stitch from the back of the card
    As you know 50% of the work is stitched from the back of your card and 50% is stitched from the front. The stitching diagram shows you the view of the front of the card. When you turn the card over to work from the back you get a reverse image of the pattern. If … Keep reading
  • How to protect your embroidered cards in the post
    When your card goes in the post it will pass automatic sorting machines that have a series of guide rollers. It may be turned around sharp bends and squashed in the franking machine. Not to mention the rough time it may have in the mail sack. If your delicate stitch work or bead work has … Keep reading
  • How to reduce the size of your pricking pattern for delicate results
    One of my blog readers, Jackie Welch, has sent me a picture of a card she has made with a reduced size pattern. Jackie says “I am quite pleased at how delicate the design looks”. If you fancy having a go at this it is easy to reduce the size by changing the print settings … Keep reading
  • How to select the correct size of embroidery needle
    When it comes to choosing a needle for paper embroidery it is really a matter of what works best for you. If you have a range of needles in your sewing box then the best thing is to try them to find which one you like best. It will depend to some extent on the … Keep reading
  • How to stitch a complex pattern
    Some prick and stitch patterns are easy to follow whilst others are very complex. The easy ones tend to have shapes based on circles and curves. When the design involves realistic shapes such as human figures, the shapes become more random. The result is that the dots are harder to follow. If you find the … Keep reading
  • How to stop the pricking pattern moving
    This tip comes from the Tools and Tips page in the tutorials section at the Stitching Cards website. To stop the pricking pattern from moving whilst pricking it out, secure it with two pieces of adhesive tape. These are stuck on the back of the card so the front is not marked. Put the card … Keep reading
  • How to work the ‘S’ curve stitch
    When a pattern includes an S shaped curve that is worked with evenly spaced stitches along its length it is hard to visualise. The section where the curve changes from an inside curve to an outside curve is the tricky part. Once you realise how it works it is just a matter of continuing the … Keep reading
  • If you live outside of the UK where do you buy your card blanks?
    Today I have received enquiries from customers in Canada and France on where to buy greetings card blanks suitable for card embroidery. Unfortunately I do not have any experience of buying blank cards overseas so it is difficult for me to answer these kinds of queries. Card blanks are best purchased locally since they would … Keep reading
  • Improvising a pricking mat for stitching cards
    If you are making a lot of cards with the prick and stitch method it is well worth getting one of the purpose made pricking mats that will be sold by your favourite craft store. Pricking mats are usually made from compressed fibre, felt or polyurethane foam. The size will be around 9 x 6 … Keep reading
  • Laminate your pricking pattern to extend its life
    Here is a quick tip sent to me by Barry Radburn. If you laminate your stitching card pricking pattern you can use it many times without having to re-print it. If you don’t have a laminating machine a good alternative is to put your pattern in a standard 150 mm x 100 mm (6 inch … Keep reading
  • Prick and stitch for beginners – a guide to making stitching cards
    Nike posted a message on my Form-A-Lines forum saying “I’m in love with stitching cards, but here, in Italy, there is nothing about it. Can you tell me what I need?” So for Nike and any other beginners here is my guide to making prick and stitch cards. Assemble your materials and equipment. You will … Keep reading
  • Prick and stitch holes. Are they a feature of the design?
    A by-product of a prick and stitch design is the holes that the thread passes through. Some people regard them as an important part of the design that should show and others think that they are better minimised. When you consider that there is a branch of card making that just uses holes pricked in … Keep reading
  • Self-adhesive tape for attaching stitching card threads
    What kind of tape do you use to attach the threads to the back of your stitching card? I am currently using Sellotape invisible tape. There is a similar type of tape called Scotch Magic Tape. Both of these brands of tape are intended to make invisible repairs to torn pages and similar items. The … Keep reading
  • The crossing fill stitch
    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 … Keep reading
  • Tips for making prick and stitch card bookmarks
    There is a range of patterns on the Stitching Cards web site that are designed to fit on a card 50 mm x 152 mm (2 ins x 6 ins). This is half the width of a standard double fold card so it enables them to be used as bookmarks or greetings cards. The illustration … Keep reading
  • What else do you do whilst stitching cards?
    People sometimes ask if I do my own stitching when I design a card. The answer is that I do stitch them myself. I see it as part of the design process. It enables me to refine the design by having first hand knowledge of how it is working. This brings me to the subject … Keep reading
  • What is the difference between backstitch and stem stitch?
    Two different names for a method of stitching that at first glance seems to do the same job. So what is the difference? On backstitch more thread ends up hidden on the back of the work than on the front. Stem stitch is the opposite, more thread is visible on the front of the work … Keep reading

Cardmaking projects

  • 3D prick and stitch Christmas tree card
    I made this card using the free Christmas tree pattern available from the Form-A-Lines web site. The cut out tree is hinged on the front panel of the card so that it gives a 3D effect when the card is displayed open. I started by stitching the Christmas tree on a sheet of hammered white … Keep reading
  • Diamond fold card templates
    I have created templates for two diamond fold cards with a finished size of 100mm x 100mm  (4 x 4  inches) when folded flat. Template 1 has diamond size of 100mm (4 inches) square. Template 2 has more folds and a diamond size of 70mm (2¾ inches) square. Both templates would be easy to scale … Keep reading
  • Free Birthday greetings card insert template to download and print
    I was creating an insert for my mother’s birthday card and I thought I would share it with you. You can download and print the template in a choice of formats. If you have Microsoft Word there is an insert template that you can customise. If not then there is a PDF version ready to … Keep reading
  • Free Christmas greetings card insert template to download and print
    Following on from my post about
  • Free Merry Christmas clipart for your greetings card inserts
    If you are printing your own inserts for your prick and stitch cards then I have created some clip art for you. There are five different versions of Merry Christmas for you to download. You can add the greetings picture to your insert or make a layout with several on a sheet of paper to … Keep reading
  • How to make inserts for your prick and stitch greetings cards
    The more expensive commercially produced greetings cards usually have an extra folded sheet of paper inside with a printed message or verse. In card making circles this is known as an insert. An attractive insert can add a touch of luxury to your card. You can create inserts on any word processing program that you … Keep reading
  • Pop up slider card with prick and stitch train
    This is a birthday card that I made for my brother who is a train enthusiast. When the ribbon at the back of the card is pulled a slider causes the middle of the card to fold so that the train is pulled upright. The slider mechanism can be used with a stitching pattern of … Keep reading

Free patterns

  • Christmas bauble free and easy prick and stitch card pattern
    This Christmas bauble pattern is easy to stitch as most of the work comprises of stem stitch. The downloadable pattern includes instructions for stem stitch. The photograph shows the bauble outline stitched in metallic red thread. The swirls are blue and the lines are green. The bauble top and string are stitched in gold thread. … Keep reading
  • Copyright stickers for Prick And Stitch Is My Craft patterns
    Editor’s note: since the free Prick And Stitch Is My Craft patterns were published, the name of the website has changed to Stitch A Card. However, the original copyright remains with Prick And Stitch Is My Craft, so the stickers below are the appropriate ones to use. Cards made from one of the free Prick … Keep reading
  • Free bauble Christmas stitching pattern added at Form-A-Lines
    A bauble stitching card pattern has been added to the free patterns section of the Form-A-Lines website. The large bauble has an open area where you can add extra decoration of your choice, such as a greeting or a decoupage image. This bauble pattern is currently being featured in the Form-A-Lines forum gallery card making … Keep reading
  • Free candle prick and stitch pattern to download
    I originally designed the candle pattern for my String Art Is My Craft website and it has been popular with string art enthusiasts. A number of card crafters have said that they would like to try it as a greetings card pattern so I have now converted it for prick and stitch. The illustration shows … Keep reading
  • Free Easter egg easy prick and stitch greetings card pattern
    This beautiful Easter egg pattern is easy for beginners to stitch and if you are experienced at greeting card embroidery you will find it quick to complete. The downloadable pattern includes step-by-step instructions. The egg is decorated with tiny multicoloured beads. An alternative to beads could be self-adhesive jewels or sequins. The photograph shows the … Keep reading
  • Free easy prick and stitched Christmas card snowflake border pattern
    I have been looking at the search terms that visitors have used to find this blog. “Easy stitching patterns” appears regularly. So with this in mind, I have designed a Christmas pattern that should be easy for beginners to stitch. If you are not a beginner it will be good for producing quicker stitched Christmas … Keep reading
  • Free Opal logo stitching pattern
    Stitching Cards customer Ann asked us if we could design a card with an Opal logo, as she is busy making men’s cards for her Church at the moment. She got some nice comments on cards made from our free VW pattern. Maybe you know an Opal enthusiast and would like to try the Opal … Keep reading
  • Free police call box prick and stitch pattern
    Stitching Cards customer Judith, asked us if we could design a Tardis pattern. She wanted to make a stitching card for her neice is a Whovian or in other words a huge Dr Who fan. This kind of police call box features in the Dr Who BBC TV series as a Tardis. If you would … Keep reading
  • Free puppy pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A free puppy pattern has been added at the Stitching Cards website. Children of 10+ should be able to stitch this (with some adult help and supervision). It is also a cute card for children to receive. The design has been kept delibrately simple with wider spaced holes and more detailed stitching instructions. This should … Keep reading
  • Free rose easy prick n’ stitch greetings card pattern
    This beautiful rose pattern is easy for beginners to stitch and if you are experienced at greetings card embroidery you will find it quick to complete. The downloadable stitching pattern includes step-by-step instructions and a pricking pattern. The rose design is suitable for many occasions including birthdays, anniversaries and thank you cards. The photograph shows … Keep reading
  • Free RR logo stitching patterns
    Following the publication of our Opal logo, Stitch Craft blog reader Vivian requested a RR logo, so here it is. I have designed two versions: a standard RR logo and one with the words Happy Birthday imposed on the badge. If you know a Rolls enthusiast and would like to make a card for them … Keep reading
  • Free stitching card corner scroll pattern
    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 … Keep reading
  • Free Valentine Hearts easy embroidery on paper pattern
    This beautiful Valentine Hearts pattern is easy for beginners to stitch and if you are experienced at embroidery on paper you will find it quick to complete. The downloadable pattern includes step-by-step instructions. As well as Valentine’s cards it could be used as an anniversary card. Just leave off the Valentine’s greeting and substitute another … Keep reading
  • Free VW logo prick and stitch pattern
    Stitching Cards customers Gemma and Angela Pickering asked us if we could design a card with a VW logo, for an uncle who is a Volkswagen enthusiast. They have sent us a picture of the resulting card they made. They added the birthday greeting with Stitching Cards words. Maybe you know a VW enthusiast and would … Keep reading
  • Pinbroidery card size free test pattern
    Thank you to everyone who has provided useful feedback to my question “
  • Prick and stitch flower pattern. Download it free.
    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 … Keep reading
  • Variation on the free Valentine Hearts pattern
    Prick and Stitch blog reader Cheryl Rose has sent us a picture of her variation on the free Valentine hearts pattern published here earlier in the week. Cheryl has replaced the words with a beautiful rose decoupage. The corner hearts are stitched in pink thread. The stitched rectangle of white card is cut out with … Keep reading

General information

  • “Beer, Beer, Beer” – a Royal Navy drinking song
    The Beer Glasses design from the Stitching Cards web site is proving very popular so I thought it would be a bit of fun to find a drinking song to go with it. You could add the words on an insert to your card. The song “Beer, Beer, Beer” originated as a sea shanty on … Keep reading
  • “Secret Perfume” scented embroidery thread from DMC
    I have been reading about the scented thread recently announced by DMC. The range is called “Secret Perfume” and is the type of stranded embroidery cotton used in cross-stitch work. I have not tried the thread myself but it sounds like fun. I would be interested to hear the views of those who have tried … Keep reading
  • A brief history of St Valentine’s Day
    Have you ever wondered why we celebrate St Valentine’s Day on February 14 and why it is associated with lovers? The ancient Greeks and Romans held fertility festivals in mid-February. It has been suggested that the Christian church set St Valentine’s Day on the same date as these ancient festivals to convert pagans to Christianity. … Keep reading
  • A brief history of the Christmas card
    Handmade Christmas cards can be traced back to fifteenth century Germany where cards with religious pictures were exchanged as seasonal gifts. The custom of sending Christmas cards by post started in Victorian England with the advent of the penny post. One of the people who had helped introduced the penny post in 1840 was Londoner Sir … Keep reading
  • Abbey Road pattern added at Stitching Cards
    An Abbey Road pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design was inspired by the Beatles Abbey Road album cover. Abbey Road pattern: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/725/
  • Birthday bonnet pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A birthday bonnet pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a girl in a bonnet, with the words Happy Birthday. Birthday bonnet: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/775/
  • Christmas legs pattern added at Pinbroidery
    Two Christmas patterns have been added to the Pinbroidery Stitching Cards collection. The Christmas legs design features the legs of Santa and two elves with the words ‘MERRY CHRISTMAS’. www.pinbroidery.net/product.php/156/ The Snow family design features a snow family with the words ‘MERRY CHRISTMAS’. www.pinbroidery.net/product.php/157/
  • Christmas Quiz – 10 questions to test your knowledge
    Your Christmas cards have been sent, the presents are wrapped and the holiday is about to begin. Here is a quiz to get you in the Christmas spirit. 1. When was the first commercial Christmas card printed in the UK? a) 1843. b) 1875. c) 1895. 2. When was the first commercial Christmas card printed … Keep reading
  • Euro zone consumers will be hit by new tax rules in 2015
    The following announcement does not affect Stitching Cards customers in the UK and outside the European Union (EU). Consumers in France, Germany, Holland, Ireland and other Euro zone countries may not be able to purchase patterns as digital downloads from small British based websites such as Stitching Cards when new EU tax regulations come in … Keep reading
  • Female graduation student pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A female graduation student pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a female student holding a diploma and jumping for joy. Female graduation student: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/937/ The female graduation student design comes with a numbered diagram, a colour illustration, a pricking pattern and step-by-step instructions for the stitching. It is delivered … Keep reading
  • Flower greeting patterns added at Form-A-Lines
    Well Done, Welcome and Good Luck flower greeting patterns have been added to the Form-A-Lines collection. They all have the alternative greeting Happy Birthday. The designs feature flowers and greetings Well Done with alternative greeting Happy Birthday, Welcome with alternative greeting Happy Birthday, and Good Luck with alternative greeting Happy Birthday. The patterns are available … Keep reading
  • Halloween patterns added at Stitching Cards
    Three Halloween patterns have been added to the Stitching Cards collection. They feature a pumpkin, a cat and bats with the words “Happy Halloween”. The patterns are available individually and in a set of three designs. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm (6 x 4½ inches). Halloween trio patterns: stitchingcards.com/product.php/740/ Halloween individual … Keep reading
  • How a Swiss fireplace inspired a Christmas stitching pattern
    Earlier this summer I went on holiday to the beautiful village of Klosters in the Swiss mountains. It is in a tree lined valley with wooden chalets built alongside a fast flowing river. We stayed in a traditional hotel and the lounge area had a large fireplace. Not that we needed a fire in the summer, but one could imagine a log … Keep reading
  • Major holidays/celebrations in the card maker’s calendar
    In these culturally diverse times it is useful to know the dates that various peoples celebrate their official holidays and exchange greetings cards.    Valentine’s Day – Saturday, 14 February St. David’s Day – Sunday, 1 March 2009 St. Patrick’s Day – Tuesday, 17 March 2009 Mothering Sunday (Mother’s Day) in U.K.- 22 March 2009 … Keep reading
  • Same sex marriage patterns at Stitching Cards
    There are some same sex marriage patterns in the Stitching Cards collection. Mrs & Mrs pattern: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/631/ Mr & Mr pattern: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/630/ Same Sex Wedding Parrots pattern: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/683/
  • Sneak preview of a stitching pattern for the Pinbroidery web site
    Just in case you think that I am sitting in the sunshine enjoying the beautiful spring weather that has been favouring the south of England for the past few days, I thought I had better let you know that I am busy working on some new stitching designs. This is a sneak preview of one … Keep reading
  • Stitched sheep with goggle eyes
    Stitching Cards customer Ivy Crowhurst has sent us a picture showing how she has stitched our sheep pattern from the Farm Animals value pack. Ivy said “I have added some more curls to the body to fill it up and also added goggle eyes with eye lashes”. We have now updated the Farm animals sheep … Keep reading
  • Stitching to decorate objects
    Stitching Cards customer Ellen Teschler has sent us some pictures showing ways she has used our designs, other than as cards. If you have used our patterns in interesting ways we would love to see some of your pictures.
  • Subscribe and be notified when new content is added to this blog
    Have you subscribed to the Prick and Stitch is my craft blog? If not, then you are missing out on a free service that sends you a copy of each new article by email as it is published. It is easy to join. There is a subscribe box near the bottom of the web page. … Keep reading
  • Suggestions for christening or baptism card words
    Since a new Baptism/Christening prick and stitch pattern has been released on the Stitching Cards web site, I thought it would be a good idea to offer some suggestions for words to go on your greetings card. God bless your little bundle. May your child always walk in the company of angels. May God bless … Keep reading
  • Surprise cake pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A surprise cake pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a man jumping out of a cake. It would make a great greetings card for a party loving person. Surprise cake – male: stitchingcards.com/product.php/1031/surprise-cake-male The surprise cake design comes with a numbered diagram, a colour illustration, a pricking pattern, and … Keep reading
  • The Dutch influence on embroidery on paper
    I have been designing stitching cards for over ten years but the origins of the craft go back a long way in history. Card has probably been used as a base material for embroidery since card itself was first produced. In the 1800s sheets of perforated paper became available to needle crafters. This started the … Keep reading
  • Wedding Anniversary names
    Lists of appropriate wedding anniversary gifts vary by country and the traditional list below is for the United Kingdom. Wedding AnniversaryTraditional (UK)Modern1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th 11th 12th 13th 14th 15th 20th 25th 30th 35th 40th 45th 50th 55th 60th 65th 70thPaper Cotton Leather Linen Wood Iron Copper Bronze Pottery … Keep reading
  • What are the turtles saying? Valentine caption competition
    Humorous greetings cards are very popular as they help cheer up our lives and add a note of whimsy to our card giving. Have a bit of fun by suggesting a caption for this card and maybe win a Stitching Cards Value Pack of your choice. The turtles card is from the new Animal Lovers … Keep reading
  • What type of card do you stitch on?
    I design my stitching patterns to fit on a standard size double-fold card. These types of cards may not be available locally to you, particularly if you live outside of the UK. There are other options and the results can enhance the design in a creative way. A double-fold card has three panels. The right-hand … Keep reading
  • Yorkshire terrier prick and stitch Christmas card suggestion
    Stitching card enthusiast Ivy Crowhurst has sent me a picture of a cute card she made by combining the Stitching Cards Yorkshire terrier pattern with holly from the PinBroidery Happy Christmas pattern. To make it even more Christmassy she has added a Santa hat made from red and white felt. The words “Happy Christmas” are … Keep reading

News from stitching sites

  • 1001 customers recommend Stitching Cards
    In an independent survey carried out by SafeBuy, 1001 Stitching Cards customers answered yes to the question “Would you recommend us to other people?” Only two said no. Stitching Cards would like to thank all their customers who took part in the survey. The SafeBuy survey is offered to customers after their order has been … Keep reading
  • 1st Christmas patterns added at Stitching Cards 2019
    Two Christmas patterns have been added to the Stitching Cards collection. One design features the words ‘1st Christmas in your New Home’ with a snow scene. The other design features the words ‘1st Christmas Together’ with fir tree decorations and a present. 1st Christmas patterns: stitchingcards.com/product.php/1012/1st-christmas-new-home stitchingcards.com/product.php/1013/1st-christmas-together The 1st Christmas designs come with a numbered … Keep reading
  • 4th of July flag pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A 4th of July flag pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a US flag and fireworks with the words Happy 4th of July. The flag could also be stitched on its own to use for other occasions. 4th of July flag pattern: stitchingcards.com/product.php/1017/4th-of-july-flag The 4th of July flag design … Keep reading
  • 4th of July hat pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A 4th of July hat pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a hat with stars and stripes and the words 4th of July. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm (6 x 4½ inches). Independence Day, commonly known as the Fourth of July, is a federal holiday … Keep reading
  • 4th of July pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A 4th of July pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a star and stripes with the words Happy 4th of July. 4th of July pattern: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/778/
  • 6 Type A Greeting files added at Stitching Cards
    Six Type A Greeting files have been added to the Stitching Cards collection. This is an alternative for those who do not wish to install Stitching Cards TrueType fonts on their computer. The fonts are embedded in PDF files. Type your words in the text fields of the pricking pattern, print the page, then prick … Keep reading
  • A beaded flower card at Needle ‘n Thread
    Mary Corbet tells how she made a beaded flower card on her Needle ‘n Thread website. The design was from a Stitching Cards pattern and it looks stunning. Mary made the card for her auntie’s 90th birthday. Mary says “I found that I liked poking the little holes in the paper… and so I ended … Keep reading
  • A brief history of awareness ribbons and their colours
    Some time ago I added an awareness ribbon to the free sample cards on my Stitching Cards web site at the request of one of my customers. When I was designing the pattern I researched the background to these ribbons and found the history fascinating. As far back as Shakespeare The wearing of a coloured … Keep reading
  • A Hanukkah pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards pattern collection
    Following a request from a customer I have designed a Hanukkah pattern. It is available for purchase from the Stitching cards web site. The card features a menorah with lighted candles and the words Happy Hanukkah. Also known as the Festival of Lights, Hanukkah is an eight-day Jewish holiday. It starts on the 25th day … Keep reading
  • Abstract Art and Dutch Icons stitching patterns added at Form-A-Lines
    Six patterns have been added to the Form-A-Lines stitching card collection. Abstract Art – this set has three abstract patterns with greetings for Happy Birthday, Father’s Day and Thinking of You. Dutch Icons – this set has three patterns: Girl and Boy, Dutch Sailing Barge and Windmill. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 … Keep reading
  • Ace of hearts pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A pattern featuring playing cards showing an Ace of hearts has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm (6 x 4½ inches). www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/594/ace-of-hearts
  • Ace of spades pattern added at Stitching Cards
    An ace of spades pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features cards with the ace of spades at the front. This would make a great birthday card for anyone who enjoys playing cards. It can also be used for congratulations, father’s day, thank you and other messages. The pattern size … Keep reading
  • Alsatian dog pattern at Stitching Cards
    An Alsatian dog pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. It is also known as a German Shepherd dog. Alsatian dog pattern: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/707/
  • Animal lovers Stitching Cards patterns reviewed
    Six new Animal lovers patterns have been added to the pattern collection on the Stitching Cards web site. They feature the following cute birds and animals: lovebirds, dolphins, flamingos, hares, hedgehogs and turtles. They make great anniversary or Valentine cards. They can also be used for congratulations, thank you and other messages. The patterns are … Keep reading
  • Apple and honey Jewish New Year pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A prick and stitch pattern featuring an apple, a honey jar, a star and the words “Happy New Year” has been added to the Stitching Cards web site. This will make a beautiful card to celebrate Rosh Hashanah, a Jewish holiday commonly referred to as the “Jewish New Year.” Rosh Hashanah meals often include apples … Keep reading
  • Apple pattern added at Stitching Cards
    An apple pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features an apple. This would make a great thank you card for a teacher. Apple: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/961/ The apple design comes with a numbered diagram, a colour illustration, a pricking pattern and step-by-step instructions for the stitching. It is delivered by download to … Keep reading
  • April, May, June birth flower patterns added at Form-A-Lines
    Three more birth flower patterns have been added to the Form-A-Lines collection. The designs feature birth flowers for April – daisy, May – lily of the valley and June – rose. The patterns are available individually and in a set. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm (6 x 4.2 inches). Birth Flower … Keep reading
  • Archery pattern added at Stitching Cards
    An archery pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features an archery bow with a target and three arrows. Archery pattern: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/714/
  • Art Deco patterns added at Form-A-Lines
    Three Art Deco patterns have been added to the Form-A-Lines collection. The designs are inspired by Art Deco wall tiles. There is space above the design to add a greeting of your choice to make beautiful cards for many occasions. The patterns are available individually and in a set. The pattern size is 152 mm … Keep reading
  • Art Nouveau stitching patterns added at Form-A-Lines
    Six patterns have been added to the Form-A-Lines stitching card collection. Art Nouveau Borders – this set has three Art Nouveau border patterns with the greetings: Happy Birthday, Thinking of You and With Love. Art Nouveau Flowers – this set has three Art Nouveau flower patterns. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm … Keep reading
  • Artist’s pallet pattern added at Stitching Cards
    An artist’s pallet pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features an artist’s pallet. It makes a great birthday card for anyone who enjoys painting. Artist’s pallet pattern: stitchingcards.com/product/stitching-cards-artists-pallet/ The artist’s pallet design comes with a numbered diagram, a colour illustration, a pricking pattern, and step-by-step instructions for the stitching. It … Keep reading
  • Badminton player pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A badminton player pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a badminton player with the words “Make the feathers fly”. Badminton player: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/822/
  • Banjo pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A banjo pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The banjo design would make a great card for a country music enthusiast. Banjo: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/972/ The banjo design comes with a numbered diagram, a colour illustration, a pricking pattern and step-by-step instructions for the stitching. It is delivered by download to your computer. Pattern … Keep reading
  • Baptism pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A baptism pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a dove diving towards water and the word Baptism. Baptism dove: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/831/
  • Bookmark flower patterns added at Stitching Cards
    Six patterns featuring flowers inspired by William Morris textile patterns have been added to the Stitching Cards website. The patterns can be stitched as bookmarks or as cards. They are ideal for birthdays, anniversaries and to send messages such as congratulations, well done, thank you, with love, sympathy or invitation. William Morris was a nineteenth … Keep reading
  • Bookmark patterns added at Stitching Cards
    Six bookmark patterns have been added to the Stitching Cards collection. They are bookmark high healed boot, bookmark dress, bookmark flower bud, bookmark lamp post, bookmark thistle and  bookmark tie. They can be stitched as bookmarks or as cards with added words of your choice.  The patterns are ideal for birthdays and to send messages … Keep reading
  • Border Collie pattern at Stitching Cards
    A Border Collie dog pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The Border Collie is a working dog bread for herding livestock, especially sheep. Border Collie pattern: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/709/
  • Boy praying pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A boy praying pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a boy saying his prayers. Boy praying: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/742/
  • Brother at Christmas pattern added at PinBroidery
    A Christmas design featuring two snowmen tobogganing and the words ‘For a wonderful Brother at Christmas’ has been added to the PinBroidery stitching card collection. There is an alternative greeting ‘For a wonderful Nephew at Christmas’. The pattern is available in two versions to fit rectangular and square cards. Rectangular design: www.pinbroidery.net/product.php/147/ Square design: www.pinbroidery.net/product.php/148/
  • Buddha statue pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A Buddha statue pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The dhyana Buddha statue shows both hands resting in the lap. The back of the right hand is leaning on the palm of the left hand, the thumbs are touching each other, forming the mystic triangle. This is the meditation mudra, which symbolises … Keep reading
  • Bulldog pattern at Stitching Cards
    A bulldog pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The English Bulldog is popularly used to represent England or the United Kingdom. It has been associated with Winston Churchill’s defiance in WWII. The English Bulldog breed is the official mascot of the United States Marine Corps, and many bases have their own mascot … Keep reading
  • Bumblebee patterns added at Form-A-Lines
    Three bumblebee patterns have been added to the Form-A-Lines collection. The designs feature a bumblebee with a honeycomb, two Bumblebees with hearts, and three Bumblebees with flowers. The patterns are available individually and in a set. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm (6 x 4.2 inches). Bumblebees Set: form-a-lines.com/product/form-a-lines-bumblebees-set-patterns/ The bumblebee designs … Keep reading
  • Bunny Happy Easter added at Stitching Cards
    A bunny Happy Easter pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a bunny looking over a notice with the greeting words “Happy Easter”. Find the bunny Happy Easter pattern at stitchingcards.com/product/stitching-cards-bunny-happy-easter/ The bunny Happy Easter design comes with a numbered diagram, a colour illustration, a pricking pattern, and step-by-step instructions … Keep reading
  • Butterfly patterns added at Stitching Cards
    Five butterfly patterns and a dragonfly pattern have been added to the Stitching Cards collection. They feature butterflies, flowers and a dragonfly. The patterns are available individually and in a pack. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm (6 x 4.2 inches). Pack No. 77: Butterfly patterns: stitchingcards.com/product.php/926/ Butterfly individual patterns: stitchingcards.com/section.php/3/
  • Cactus pattern added at Stitching Cards
    Two cactus patterns have been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The cactus border design features a desert cactus with a sky border and sun. There is space to add words of your choice with a stitching font or Type-A-Greeting words (not supplied). It makes great cards for men. The cactus design features a large … Keep reading
  • Cadillac pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A Cadillac car pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a Cadillac car. The number plate can be customised with the extra numbers and letters supplied. Cadillac pattern: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/723/
  • Cake and fork pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A cake and fork pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a slice of cake with the words “Happy Birthday” and “May the fork be with you”. The latter is a pun on a line from a well known film set in a far away galaxy involving a star and … Keep reading
  • Camel pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A camel pattern has been added at the Stitching Cards website. It makes a great birthday card for animal lovers. It can also be used for congratulations, thank you and other messages. There are two species of camels: the dromedary or Arabian camel has a single hump, and the Bactrian camel has two humps. Dromedaries … Keep reading
  • Camera pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A pattern featuring a camera has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm (6 x 4½ inches). www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/552/camera
  • Car towing caravan pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A car towing a caravan pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a car pulling a caravan up a hill in the countryside. Car towing a caravan: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/745/
  • Carpentry tools pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A carpentry tools pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a hammer, a saw and a drill. Carpentry Tools: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/741/
  • Cartoon animal patterns added at Stitching Cards
    Six cartoon style farm animal patterns have been added to the Stitching Cards collection. They feature a cow, a goat, a horse, a pig, a rooster and a sheep. The patterns are ideal for birthdays and to send messages such as well done, thank you or invitation. The patterns are available individually and in a … Keep reading
  • Celtic Knot Shamrock pattern at Stitching Cards
    A Celtic Knot Shamrock pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a Celtic knot in the shape of a shamrock. There is a space above to add words of your choice. It would make a great card for St. Patrick’s Day, celebrated on March 17. Celtic Knot Shamrock pattern: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/685/
  • Cheerleader pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A cheerleader pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a cheerleader. It would make a great birthday card for a cheerleader. Cheerleader: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/958/ The cheerleader design comes with a numbered diagram, a colour illustration, a pricking pattern and step-by-step instructions for the stitching. It is delivered by download to your … Keep reading
  • Chess bookmark patterns added at Stitching Cards
    Two new stitching card patterns have been added to the Stitching Cards website. Both card designs feature pieces from a chess set. The first has the king and queen; the second has the bishop, knight, rook and pawn chess pieces. Each pattern can be stitched as two separate bookmarks or one double-sided bookmark. These are … Keep reading
  • Chihuahua dog pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A chihuahua dog pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. Chihuahua dog: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/919/ The chihuahua dog design comes with a numbered diagram, a colour illustration, a pricking pattern and step-by-step instructions for the stitching. It is delivered by download to your computer. Pattern size 152 mm x 104 mm (6 x 4.2 inches).
  • Chili peppers pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A chili peppers pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features two cartoon style chili peppers with guitar and maracas. Chili peppers: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/734/
  • Chinese dragon pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A Chinese dragon bookmark pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The Chinese dragon pattern can be stitched as a bookmark or as a card with added words of your choice. The pattern will fit on a bookmark 152 mm x 102 mm (6 x 2 inches). Chinese dragon bookmark pattern: stitchingcards.com/product.php/1016/bookmark-dragon The … Keep reading
  • Chocolate box pattern at Stitching Cards
    A chocolate box pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a heart shaped box of chocolates. It would make a great card for a chocolate lover. Chocolate box pattern: stitchingcards.com/product.php/646/
  • Christmas & Birds stitching patterns added at Form-A-Lines
    Six patterns have been added to the Form-A-Lines stitching card collection. Christmas 21 – the subjects are Merry Christmas baubles, Happy Christmas snowflakes and Happy New Year wine glasses. Birds – the subjects are birdhouse, two owls and birdcage. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm (6 x 4½ inches). The patterns are … Keep reading
  • Christmas 2011 & quilt block patterns added at Form-A-Lines
    Six patterns have been added to the Form-A-Lines stitching card collection. Christmas 20 – the subjects are a candle with baubles, a present and a tree with baubles. Quilt Block 2 – the subjects are inspired by quilt block designs with the words Happy Father’s Day, Happy Anniversary, Good Luck, plus an alternative greeting Happy … Keep reading
  • Christmas 2013 and Retail Therapy patterns added at Form-A-Lines
    Six patterns have been added to the Form-A-Lines stitching card collection. Christmas Set No. 22 – this set has three patterns: Baubles; Bird and Bauble; Cat and Bauble. Retail Therapy – this set has three patterns: Handbags; Handbag and Shoes; Shoes. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm (6 x 4½ inches). The … Keep reading
  • Christmas 2014 and Australian animals stitching patterns added at Form-A-Lines
    Six patterns have been added to the Form-A-Lines stitching card collection. Christmas Set No. 23 – this set has three patterns: Merry Christmas Tree, Seasons Greetings Star and New Year Clock. Australian Animals – this set has three patterns: Koala, Kangaroo and Emu. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm (6 x 4½ … Keep reading
  • Christmas 2016 and flower patterns added at Form-A-Lines
    Six patterns have been added to the Form-A-Lines stitching card collection. Christmas Set No. 26 – this set has three patterns: Christmas Baubles, Christmas Star and Christmas Tree. Butterflies and Flowers Set – this set has three flower patterns with butterflies. These Form-A-Lines designs make beautiful cards for birthdays and other special occasions. The pattern … Keep reading
  • Christmas cat and mouse stitching pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A pattern featuring a sleeping cat with a mouse balanced on the branch of a fir tree above has been added to the Stitching Cards pattern collection. I created the pattern following a request from Stitching Cards customer Ivy Crowhurst who wanted a card with a cat, a mouse and a Christmas tree. I decided … Keep reading
  • Christmas gingerbread man pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A Christmas gingerbread man pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a gingerbread man with a Santa hat. It includes an extra pricking pattern without the hat. Christmas gingerbread man: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/733/
  • Christmas hedgehogs sewing pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A design featuring two hedgehogs with mistletoe and holly above has been added to the Stitching Cards pattern collection. It is a reworking of the hedgehogs design found in the animals section and makes a great Christmas card for hedgehog enthusiasts. The pattern was reworked following a request from Stitching Cards customer Ivy Crowhurst. She was … Keep reading
  • Christmas maths projects at the String Art Fun website
    Primary school teachers looking for a fun maths project for the Christmas term will find it at the String Art Fun website. The string art maths projects are suitable for Key Stage 2 Maths (8 – 11 years old). They include numbered patterns and maths questions sheets. Designs can be created with pencils and ruler … Keep reading
  • Christmas patterns added at Form-A-Lines 2015
    Six Christmas patterns have been added to the Form-A-Lines stitching card collection. Christmas Set No. 24 – the subjects are Musical Merry Christmas, Three Bells Merry Christmas and Star Tree Merry Christmas. Christmas Set No. 25 – the subjects are Three Candles Merry Christmas, Angel Peace & Joy and New Year Clock Star Burst. The … Keep reading
  • Christmas patterns added at Form-A-Lines 2017
    Three Christmas patterns have been added to the Form-A-Lines collection. They feature Christmas candles, Christmas tree and Christmas wreath. The patterns are available individually and in a pack. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm (6 x 4.2 inches). Form-A-Lines Christmas Set No. 27: form-a-lines.net/product.php/599/ Christmas Set No. 27 individual patterns: form-a-lines.net/section.php/2/
  • Christmas patterns added at Form-A-Lines 2018
    Three Christmas patterns have been added to the Form-A-Lines collection. The designs feature Christmas baubles, a Christmas tree and skating penguins. The patterns are available individually and in a set. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm (6 x 4.2 inches). Christmas Set: form-a-lines.net/product.php/604/ Christmas individual patterns: Form-A-Lines Christmas Baubles form-a-lines.net/product.php/605/ Form-A-Lines Christmas … Keep reading
  • Christmas patterns added at Form-A-Lines 2019
    Three Christmas patterns have been added to the Form-A-Lines collection. The designs feature a pine cone circle with the words Merry Christmas, a dove with the words Joy Love Peace and a Christmas tree with the words ‘Seasons Greetings and a Happy New Year’. The patterns are available individually and in a set. The pattern … Keep reading
  • Christmas patterns added at Form-A-Lines 2020
    Three Christmas patterns have been added to the Form-A-Lines collection. They feature designs with the words “Merry Christmas” between swirls, “We Wish you a Merry Christmas” in a tree shape, and “Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year”. The patterns are available individually and in a set. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 … Keep reading
  • Christmas patterns added at Form-A-Lines 2021
    Three Christmas patterns have been added to the Form-A-Lines collection. They are Patchwork Christmas Tree, Santa Baubles, and Mistletoe with a bird. The patterns are available individually and in a set. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm (6 x 4.2 inches). Christmas Set No. 31: https://www.form-a-lines.com/product/form-a-lines-christmas-31-set-no-31/ Christmas individual patterns:Patchwork Christmas Tree: https://www.form-a-lines.com/product/form-a-lines-christmas-31-1-patchwork-christmas-tree/Santa … Keep reading
  • Christmas patterns added at Form-A-Lines 2022
    Three Christmas patterns have been added to the Form-A-Lines collection. They are Mistletoe and Wine, Tree-mendous Christmas, and Penguining Christmas. The patterns are available individually and in a set. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm (6 x 4.2 inches). Christmas Set No. 32: https://www.form-a-lines.com/product/form-a-lines-christmas-32-set-no-32-patterns/ Christmas individual patterns:Mistletoe and WineTree-mendous ChristmasPenguining Christmas The … Keep reading
  • Christmas patterns added at Form-A-Lines 2023
    Three Christmas patterns have been added to the Form-A-Lines collection. They are O Holy Night, trees with a deer, and Christmas Gnome. The star in O Holy Night could be stitched with white glow in the dark thread as a novelty. The patterns are available individually and in a set. The pattern size is 152 … Keep reading
  • Christmas patterns added at Pinbroidery 2009
    Six Christmas card designs have been added to the pattern collection at the Pinbroidery web site. They feature bells, candles, holly with mistletoe, a fur tree, a poinsettia and a sleigh. The patterns are supplied in two sizes; 144 x 144 mm (5.65 x 5.65 inches) and 120 x 120 mm (4.75 x 4.75 inches). … Keep reading
  • Christmas patterns added at Pinbroidery 2011
    Six Christmas patterns have been added to the Pinbroidery stitching card collection. The greetings are intended for relatives: ‘Baby’s first Christmas’ alternative greeting for Birthday. ‘For a wonderful Daughter at Christmas’ alternative greetings for Sister and Niece. ‘Happy Christmas Mum and Dad’ alternative greeting for Mom and Dad. ‘Merry Christmas Nanny’ alternative greeting for Grandma. … Keep reading
  • Christmas patterns added at Stitching Cards 2011
    Six Christmas patterns have been added to the Stitching Cards collection. They are Nativity, Santa’s washing, Dove of peace, Holly and triangles, Hearts and Christmas trees, Santa and stars. The patterns are available individually and in a value pack of all six designs. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm (6 x 4½ … Keep reading
  • Christmas patterns added at Stitching Cards 2012
    Six Christmas patterns have been added to the Stitching Cards collection. They feature Christmas tree, Christmas cupcake, Christmas baubles, Christmas penguin, Christmas sleigh and Christmas snowflakes. They are available in two versions: with beads and without beads. The patterns are available individually and in value packs of six designs. The pattern size is 152 mm … Keep reading
  • Christmas patterns added at Stitching Cards 2013
    Six Christmas patterns have been added to the Stitching Cards collection. They feature a bauble, bells with a bow, a present, a hanging stocking, a Christmas tree and a Christmas wreath. All have the words Merry Christmas. These patterns are ideal for beginners and those with more experience should find them relatively quick to stitch. … Keep reading
  • Christmas patterns added at Stitching Cards 2013
    Six Christmas patterns have been added to the Stitching Cards collection. They feature three baubles, Ho Ho Ho, three presents, three snowflakes, three stars and three trees. The patterns are available individually and in a value pack of six designs. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm (6 x 4½ inches). Christmas value … Keep reading
  • Christmas patterns added at Stitching Cards 2014
    Six Christmas patterns have been added to the Stitching Cards collection. They feature mistletoe birds, Christmas birdhouse, bird with Christmas stockings, snowman with a bird, tree of trees and Christmas tree on a car. The patterns are available individually and in a value pack of six designs. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 … Keep reading
  • Christmas patterns added at Stitching Cards 2015
    Five Christmas patterns and a New Year pattern have been added to the Stitching Cards collection. They feature a robin, a tree, baubles, two reindeer and a wreath, each with the words ‘Merry Christmas’. Plus a fireworks pattern with the words ‘Happy New Year’. The patterns are available individually and in a value pack of … Keep reading
  • Christmas patterns added at Stitching Cards 2016
    Six Christmas patterns have been added to the Stitching Cards collection. They feature Christmas bells, Christmas baubles, Christmas candles, Christmas nativity, Christmas poinsettia and Christmas tree. The patterns are available individually and in a pack. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm (6 x 4.2 inches). Pack No. 75: Christmas patterns: stitchingcards.com/product.php/858/ Christmas … Keep reading
  • Christmas patterns added at Stitching Cards 2017
    Six Christmas patterns have been added to the Stitching Cards collection. They feature a Christmas tree, a Christmas wreath, Christmas candles, Christmas baubles, Christmas bells and decorative corners with the words “Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year”. The patterns are available individually and in a pack. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 … Keep reading
  • Christmas patterns added at Stitching Cards 2018
    Six Christmas patterns have been added to the Stitching Cards collection. They feature a Christmas tree, a Christmas elf, a penguin with present, a striped tree, Merry Christmas baubles, three robins and nativity crib. The patterns are available individually and in a pack. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm (6 x 4.2 … Keep reading
  • Christmas patterns added at Stitching Cards 2019
    Six Christmas patterns have been added to the Stitching Cards collection. They feature mistletoe with a bow, a snowflake, fir trees and mountains, a bauble with swirls, a door with a Christmas wreath, and a Merry Christmas greeting. The patterns are available individually and in a pack. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 … Keep reading
  • Christmas patterns added at Stitching Cards 2020
    Six Christmas patterns have been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The designs feature a Merry Christmas parcel in decorative squares, a Christmas fir tree decorated with stars, a triple star with Christmas Wishes, two pine cones in a decorative square, a large bauble with the words Merry Christmas, and three candles with the word … Keep reading
  • Christmas patterns added at Stitching Cards 2021
    Six Christmas patterns have been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The designs feature Santa’s hat Merry Christmas, Christmas signpost with birds, Meowy Christmas, Mother and baby penguins, Merry Christmas stars, and We three Kings. Value Pack No. 83: Christmas patterns: stitchingcards.com/product/christmas-no-23-pattern-pack/ Individual Christmas patterns: stitchingcards.com/product-category/christmas/ The Christmas designs come with numbered diagrams, colour illustrations, … Keep reading
  • Christmas patterns added at Stitching Cards 2023
    Six Christmas patterns have been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The designs feature the greetings Merry Fizzmas, Deep pan crisp & even, Christmas Cheers, Gingle all the way, It’s the most wonderful time for a beer, and Hap-pie Christmas. Merry Fizzmas and Christmas Cheers have an extra pricking pattern with the alternative greeting “Happy … Keep reading
  • Christmas Patterns added at Stitching Cards 2023
    Six Christmas patterns have been added to the Stitching Cards collection. They are Christmas Door, Kissmas Mistletoe, Peace Tree, Snow Globe, Christmas Sheep, and Christmas Music. Christmas pattern pack number 25: https://www.stitchingcards.com/product/stitching-cards-christmas-no-25-pattern-pack/ Individual Christmas patterns: https://www.stitchingcards.com/product-category/christmas/ The Christmas designs come with numbered diagrams, colour illustrations, pricking patterns, and step-by-step instructions for the stitching. They are … Keep reading
  • Christmas patterns added to Form-A-Lines 2010
    The following stitching card patterns have been added to the Form-A-Lines Classics collection: Christmas 6 Set Christmas 10 Set Christmas 11 Set Christmas 12 Set Christmas 14 Set Flower Set The Form-A-Lines Classics store specialises in out of print patterns from the Form-A-Lines stitching card range. Patterns are supplied as PDF files. Download them to … Keep reading
  • Christmas word patterns added at Stitching Cards 2010
    Six new Christmas word patterns have been added to the Stitching Cards collection. They feature “Happy Christmas” with snowflakes, “Happy Holidays” with a candy cane, “Love, Peace and Joy” with bells, “Merry Christmas” with three candles, “Peace on Earth” with a dove and “Seasons Greetings” with a village snow scene. The patterns are available individually … Keep reading
  • Claddagh ring pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A pattern inspired by a traditional Irish ring has been added at the Stitching Cards website. The Claddagh ring is given in friendship or worn as a wedding ring. The design and traditions connected with it originated in the Irish fishing village of Claddagh. The Claddagh ring’s characteristic design features two hands clasping a heart … Keep reading
  • Cockapoo dog pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A cockapoo dog pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a cockapoo dog in a sitting pose. It would make a great greetings card for dog lovers. Cockapoo dog: stitchingcards.com/product.php/1030/cockapoo-dog The cockapoo dog design comes with a numbered diagram, a colour illustration, a pricking pattern, and step-by-step instructions for the … Keep reading
  • Computer nerd pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A pattern featuring a computer popup message with the words “Message from computer. Happy Birthday” and a face looking over the top has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. There are alternative words “Message from computer. Don’t forget to eat”. It would make a great card for someone who spends a lot of time … Keep reading
  • Construction vehicle patterns added at Stitching Cards
    Six construction vehicle patterns have been added to the Stitching Cards collection. They feature a cement lorry, a tipper truck, a mechanical digger, a bulldozer, a forklift truck and a road roller. The patterns are available individually and in a value pack of six designs. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm (6 … Keep reading
  • Country and Western pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A pattern featuring a a guitar, Stetson hat and boots has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. It makes a great card for for a country music or line dancing enthusiast. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm (6 x 4½ inches). www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/566/country-and-western
  • Crochet pattern at Stitching Cards
    A crochet pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a crochet heart on a hook with a ball of wool below. Crochet pattern: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/687/
  • Cross on a hill pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A cross on a hill pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. This was originally designed for the String Art Fun website and following customer requests I have converted it into a stitching card pattern. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm (6 x 4½ inches). The cross on a hill … Keep reading
  • Cruise ship pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A cruise ship pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a cruise ship. It makes a great “Bon voyage” card. Cruise ship pattern: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/780/
  • Cupcake pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A cupcake pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a cupcake with a candle. It makes a great birthday card. It can also be used for congratulations, thank you and other messages by omitting the candle. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm (6 x 4½ inches). The … Keep reading
  • Curve stitching calendar project added at Stitching Cards
    A curve stitching calendar project suitable for 7 to 10 year olds has been added to the Tutorials section of the Stitching Cards website. The project was created by my daughter Sonya, who is a primary school teacher, as part of a practical day held at the end of school term prior to Christmas. This … Keep reading
  • Cute Christmas patterns added at Stitching Cards 2015
    Some cute animal and bird Christmas patterns have been added to the Stitching Cards collection. They feature a cat, dog, rabbit, reindeer, penguin, robbin and a cardinal bird. The designs include snowflakes and the greeting “Merry Christmas” plus an alternative greeting “Happy Christmas”. The patterns are available individually and in a pack. The pattern size … Keep reading
  • Dinosaur pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A pattern featuring a dinosaur has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm (6 x 4½ inches). www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/585/dinosaur
  • Diwali Lamp pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A pattern featuring a Diwali lamp has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a Diwali lamp with stars and the words Happy Diwali. This is a major Indian festival that is significant in Hinduism, Sikhism, and Jainism. Known as the “Festival of Lights”, lamps are lit as a sign of celebration … Keep reading
  • Diwali lamp pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A Diwali lamp pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a Diwali lamp and the words Happy Diwali. This is a major Indian festival that is significant in Hinduism, Sikhism, and Jainism. Known as the “Festival of Lights”, lamps are lit as a sign of celebration and hope for humankind. … Keep reading
  • Diwali Lamps pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A six Diwali lamps pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features six lamps and the words Happy Diwali. This is a major festival that is significant in Hinduism, Sikhism, and Jainism, known as the “Festival of Lights”. This year Diwali falls on Friday 5 November 2010 in the English calendar. … Keep reading
  • Diwali pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A Diwali pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features an oil lamp in a circle of flames and the words Happy Diwali. Diwali Flames: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/970/ The Diwali flames design comes with a numbered diagram, a colour illustration, a pricking pattern and step-by-step instructions for the stitching. It is delivered by … Keep reading
  • Diwali pattern at Stitching Cards
    A Diwali pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features Lord Ganesh, the elephant headed god and the words Happy Diwali. This is a major Indian festival that is significant in Hinduism, Sikhism, and Jainism. Lord Ganesh is the Lord of Wisdom and the remover of obstacles. Diwali pattern: stitchingcards.com/product.php/629/
  • Diwali prick and stitch pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A Diwali stitching pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards web site. Diwali is a major Indian festival that is significant in Hinduism, Sikhism, and Jainism, known as the “Festival of Lights”. The pattern was designed at the request of Stitching Cards customer Jasu who told me “Diwali falls on 17th of October and … Keep reading
  • Driver patterns added at Stitching Cards
    Two driver patterns have been added to the Stitching Cards collection. One design features a male and the other a female. They would make great cards for someone who has a job driving a bus, lorry, taxi etc. Male driver: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/956/ Female driver: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/957/ The male and female driver designs come with a numbered diagram, … Keep reading
  • Drone pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A drone pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a hobby drone with a camera. Drone: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/999/ The drone design comes with a numbered diagram, a colour illustration, a pricking pattern and step-by-step instructions for the stitching. It is delivered by download to your computer. Pattern size 152 mm x … Keep reading
  • Drummer pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A drummer has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. This pattern makes a great birthday card for music lovers. It can also be used for congratulations, thank you and other messages. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm (6 x 4½ inches). www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/472/drummer
  • Eagle pattern at Stitching Cards
    An eagle pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features an eagle with outstretched wings. Eagle pattern: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/698/
  • Easter bunny pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A bunny with Easter egg pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a bunny with an Easter egg and the words “Happy Easter”. Bunny with Easter egg: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/954/ The bunny with Easter egg design comes with a numbered diagram, a colour illustration, a pricking pattern and step-by-step instructions for the … Keep reading
  • Easter pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A pattern featuring Easter eggs and tulips has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm (6 x 4½ inches). www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/567/easter-eggs-and-tulips
  • Easter patterns added at Stitching Cards
    Six Easter patterns have been added to the Stitching Cards collection. They feature a basket of Easter eggs, an Easter egg in a cage, an Easter bonnet, Easter eggs and chicks, an Easter egg coach and Easter egg flowers. The patterns are available individually and in a value pack of six designs. The pattern size … Keep reading
  • Enchanting witch Halloween pattern at Stitching Cards
    An enchanting witch pattern has been added at the Stitching Cards website. The sexy witch on a broomstick flying across the moon would make a great Halloween card for teenage girls. This year Halloween falls on Sunday, the 31st of October 2010. Witches have had a long association with Halloween. Legends tell of witches gathering … Keep reading
  • Engagement birds pattern at Stitching Cards
    An engagement birds pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features two birds on a branch with the words “Congratulations on your Engagement”. Engagement birds pattern: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/712/
  • Exercise dancing pattern at Stitching Cards
    An exercise dancing pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. This pattern makes an attractive card for Dancercise, Yoga, Aerobics and Pilates enthusiasts. Exercise dancing pattern: stitchingcards.com/product.php/640/
  • Fanciful cats Form-A-Lines stitched card patterns reviewed
    Fanciful Cats is one of the latest pattern booklets to be added to the Form-A-Lines stitching card range. The booklet contains three patterns featuring a cat looking at a goldfish in a bowl, a cat chasing a butterfly and two cats sitting side by side. They are available as part of a kit or as … Keep reading
  • Father’s Day pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A pattern featuring a gold cup with the words “World’s Best Dad” has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. This would make a great card for Father’s Day. It could be used for other occasions if you add different words. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm (6 x 4½ inches). www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/570/world-s-best-dad
  • Fawn and squirrel pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A fawn and squirrel pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. It makes a great birthday card for animal lovers, particularly if they like wild life. It can also be used for congratulations, thank you and other messages. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm (6 x 4½ inches). The fawn … Keep reading
  • First Communion pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A First Communion pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a goblet, bread and wheat with the words “First Communion”. First Communion: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/952/ The First Communion design comes with a numbered diagram, a colour illustration, a pricking pattern and step-by-step instructions for the stitching. It is delivered by download to … Keep reading
  • Floral Greeting Congratulations pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A floral greeting Congratulations pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features flowers with the word “Congratulations”. Find the floral greeting Congratulations pattern at stitchingcards.com/product/stitching-cards-floral-greeting-congratulations-pattern/ The floral greeting Congratulations design comes with a numbered diagram, a colour illustration, a pricking pattern, and step-by-step instructions for the stitching. It is delivered by … Keep reading
  • Floral greetings patterns added at Stitching Cards
    Six floral greetings patterns have been added to the Stitching Cards collection. They feature flowers and the words ‘Happy Birthday’, ‘Birthday Wishes’, ‘Happy Anniversary’, ‘With Love’, ‘Get Well Soon’ and ‘Happy Mother’s Day’. The patterns are available individually and in a pack. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm (6 x 4.2 inches). … Keep reading
  • Flower Border stitching card patterns added at Pinbroidery
    Six new flower border stitching card designs have been added to the Pinbroidery pattern collection. Each card has a different stitched greeting: Happy Birthday, Congratulations, Best Wishes, Thinking of You, With Love and Good Luck. The greetings could be substituted for alternative stitched words, stickers, decoupage or motifs. The patterns are available in the following … Keep reading
  • Flower circle patterns added at Stitching Cards
    Six flower circle patterns have been added to the Stitching Cards collection. They feature a circle of flowers with a number and the words ‘Happy Anniversary’ or ‘Happy Birthday’. Extra numbers are included to customise them for any anniversary or birthday. The patterns are available individually and in a pack. The pattern size is 152 … Keep reading
  • Flower patterns added at Form-A-Lines
    Three flower patterns have been added to the Form-A-Lines collection. They feature lavender, lilac and geranium flowers. The patterns are available individually and in a pack. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm (6 x 4.2 inches). Garden Flowers 2 Set: form-a-lines.net/product.php/411/ Garden Flowers 2 individual patterns: form-a-lines.net/section.php/7/
  • Flower power patterns added at Stitching Cards
    Six flower patterns have been added to the Stitching Cards collection. They feature brightly coloured flowers, some with butterflies. The patterns are available individually and in a value pack of six designs. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm (6 x 4½ inches). Value Pack No. 61: Flower power e-patterns: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/694/ Individual flower … Keep reading
  • Flute player pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A flute player pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a girl playing the flute with musical notes floating above. It makes a great birthday card for music lovers. It can also be used for congratulations, thank you and other messages. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm … Keep reading
  • Form-A-Lines Heart Set added to Classic patterns
    Just in time for your Valentine’s Day cards, the Form-A-Lines Heart Set has been added to the Classic patterns collection. This beautiful set has three patterns: Flower hearts, Heart and roses, Heart lock with key. These heart patterns also make gorgeous cards for anniversaries and other special occasions. The patterns are also available individually. This … Keep reading
  • Form-A-Lines Nautical and Oriental Flowers patterns reviewed
    Two new pattern booklets have been added to the Form-A-Lines stitching cards range. They are: Oriental flowers featuring birds on a vine, a flowering vine and a bird in a thorn bush; Nautical featuring a lighthouse, a porthole and a captain’s hat above a wheel.   These kits are designed to look good in one … Keep reading
  • Form-A-Lines single colour or multi-colour?
    Form-A-Lines patterns are designed to look good in a single colour of thread. The reason for this is that one of the ways they are sold is in kits. Since a reel of metallic thread forms a substantial part of the cost of a kit it makes economic sense to design for one colour. The … Keep reading
  • Form-A-Lines stitching card kits and pattern booklets reviewed
    Form-A-Lines stitching card kits are an excellent starting point for beginners in the craft of paper embroidery. They are also appreciated by those who do not have Internet access or the means to print downloadable patterns. However, for the benefit of our worldwide readership, I must state that the kits are only currently available in … Keep reading
  • Free awareness ribbon angel pattern at Stitching Cards
    A free awareness ribbon angel pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. A pink ribbon is the international symbol of breast cancer awareness. A number of cancer support groups use an angel as their symbol. Free awareness ribbon angel: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/743/
  • Free beaded snowflake pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A beaded snowflake pattern has been added to the free section of the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a snowflake stitched in silver thread with silver lined clear glass seed beads on a dark blue greetings card. It would make a beautiful Christmas card. Free beaded snowflake: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/951/ The beaded snowflake design comes with … Keep reading
  • Free bookmark flower pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A free bookmark flower pattern has been added at the Stitching Cards website. This pattern is can be stitched as a bookmark or as a card with added words of your choice. The design features flowers and a bud. It is ideal for birthdays and to send messages such as congratulations, well done, thank you, … Keep reading
  • Free card stitching patterns at Pinbroidery
    A new website called Pinbroidery is offering two free card stitching patterns. There is a pattern called Flower Corners which features the words Happy Birthday surrounded by a beautiful square border. This versatile pattern could also be use for many other occasions by leaving off the words and adding something else. The other pattern called … Keep reading
  • Free Chinese New Year words added at Stitching Cards
    A free pattern with the words “2013 Year of the Snake” has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The coming Chinese New Year is Sunday, 10 February 2013. The greeting can be added to the Stitching Cards snake pattern to make a Chinese New Year card. www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/565/free-chinese-new-year-words www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/561/snake The pattern size is 152 mm … Keep reading
  • Free cross pattern at Stitching Cards
    A free cross pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The pattern features a cross with a decorative scroll below. Free cross pattern: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/710/
  • Free Heart Circle curve stitching pattern added at Pinbroidery
    An attractive curve stitching design that creates a heart within a circle has been added to the free pattern section of the Pinbroidery website. The illustration shows the design stitched in confetti pink thread. The pattern size is 120 mm x 120 mm (4¾ x 4¾ inches). The design is a scaled down version of … Keep reading
  • Free Merry Christmas baubles pattern added at PinBroidery
    A free pattern featuring baubles hanging from the words “Merry Christmas” has been added to the PinBroidery collection. www.pinbroidery.net/product.php/107/ The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm (6 x 4½ inches).
  • Free shell pattern added at the String Art Fun web site
    A string art pattern featuring a sea shell has been added to the pattern collection at the String Art Fun web site. If you are a string art enthusiast or fancy having a go at string art this is an easy pattern to start with. I designed the pattern after receiving a request from string … Keep reading
  • Free Stitching Cards pattern on facebook
    A free pattern featuring a sweet violet flower and the words “Happy Birthday” has been added to the Stitching Cards page on facebook. It is available to visitors who “Like” the Stitching Cards page. Find it on Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/StitchingCardsPage/app_208195102528120 For those who are unable to download the Sweet Violet pattern from Facebook it is … Keep reading
  • Free Type A Greeting at Stitching Cards
    A free “Type A Greeting” facility has been added at Stitching Cards. Stitching Cards font 310 is embedded in a PDF file. This is an alternative for those who do not wish to install the Free TrueType Font on their computer. Type your words in the text fields of the pricking pattern, print the page, … Keep reading
  • Garden patterns added at Stitching Cards
    Six new garden patterns have been added to the Stitching Cards collection. There is an apple tree, a bird bath, a grapevine, a hanging basket, a rose bush and a scarecrow. These make beautiful greetings cards for birthdays and to send messages such as thank you, best wishes, good luck or invitation. The patterns are … Keep reading
  • Geisha girl pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A geisha girl pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a geisha girl with a fan. Geisha girl: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/1000/ The geisha girl design comes with a numbered diagram, a colour illustration, a pricking pattern and step-by-step instructions for the stitching. It is delivered by download to your computer. Pattern size … Keep reading
  • Geometric pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A geometric pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. This delightful geometric design would make suitable cards for both men and women for many occasions. Add a greeting with our word patterns (not supplied). Geometric Shape G: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/971/ The geometric shape design comes with a numbered diagram, a colour illustration, a pricking pattern … Keep reading
  • Geometric patterns added at Stitching Cards
    Six geometric patterns have been added to the Stitching Cards collection. These delightful designs would make suitable cards for both men and women for many occasions. The patterns are available individually and in a pack. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm (6 x 4.2 inches). Pack No.74: Geometric Shapes patterns: stitchingcards.com/product.php/848/ Geometric … Keep reading
  • Gnome and fairy patterns added at Stitching Cards
    Three garden gnome patterns and three fairy patterns have been added to the Stitching Cards collection. There is a gnome fishing, a gnome sleeping and a gnome with wheelbarrow. These make amusing cards for garden enthusiasts and would be suitable for birthdays, retirements and other messages. A fairy standing, a fairy kneeling and a fairy … Keep reading
  • Graduation owl pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A graduation owl pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features an owl wearing a mortarboard perching on a diploma. Graduation owl: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/840/ The Graduation Owl design comes with a numbered diagram, a colour illustration, a pricking pattern and step-by-step instructions for the stitching. It is delivered by download to your … Keep reading
  • Guinea pig pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A guinea pig pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design makes a wonderful card for anyone who loves guinea pigs. Guinea pig: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/860/ The guinea pig design comes with a numbered diagram, a colour illustration, a pricking pattern and step-by-step instructions for the stitching. It is delivered by download to your … Keep reading
  • Gypsy caravan patterns added at Stitching Cards
    Two gypsy caravan patterns have been added to the Stitching Cards collection. One design features a gypsy caravan with a tree and flowers. The other design features a gypsy caravan and a tree with candles. Gypsy caravan pattern: stitchingcards.com/product.php/1039/gypsy-caravan Gypsy caravan at Christmas pattern: stitchingcards.com/product.php/1040/gypsy-caravan-at-christmas The gypsy caravan designs come with a numbered diagram, a … Keep reading
  • Hand embroidered paper bookmark at Hooked on Needles
    You can see a beautiful interpretation of the Stitching Cards flowering vine pattern at Mary Grace McNamara’s website Hooked on Needles. It was made as a bookmark for her Auntie’s 90th birthday. Mary embroidered it in DMC stranded embroidery floss on a mottled green card stock. After stitching she mounted the green card on larger … Keep reading
  • Happy lion pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A happy lion pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. This cartoon style pattern makes a great birthday card for young boys or girls. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm (6 x 4½ inches). www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/460/happy-lion
  • Happy New Year stitching pattern reviewed
    There is still time to make a card to celebrate the New Year. This would be particularly useful if you receive an unexpected Christmas card at the last minute. The Happy New Year pattern is available for purchase from the Stitching Cards web site. The design features the words Happy New Year together with the … Keep reading
  • Happy train pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A happy train pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. This cartoon style pattern makes a great birthday card for young boys. Happy train pattern: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/789/
  • Healing hands pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A healing hands pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection.   The design features a pair of hands with a sun above. It could be used as a thank you card or birthday card for a chiropractor. Healing hands: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/939/ The healing hands design comes with a numbered diagram, a colour illustration, a … Keep reading
  • Herbs and Christmas 18 added to the Form-A-Lines printed booklet range
    Two new pattern sets have been added to the Form-A-Lines printed booklet range. They are a flower set featuring three herb patterns: sage, thyme and rosemary. Also a Christmas set featuring a snow covered house, candles and a reindeer. They are available as part of a kit or as separate booklets. The suggested colours on … Keep reading
  • Highland cow pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A Highland cow pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. This cartoon style Highland cow pattern makes a great birthday card for all ages. Highland cow pattern: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/791/
  • Hiking pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A hiking pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features binoculars, a backpack and walking boots. Hiking pattern: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/799/
  • Hockey pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A Hockey pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features crossed hockey sticks with a ball. This would make a great birthday card for anyone who enjoys hockey. It can also be used for congratulations, thank you and other messages. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm (6 x … Keep reading
  • Holiday and Flower Borders added to the Form-A-Lines printed booklet range
    Two new pattern sets have been added to the Form-A-Lines printed booklet range. They are a flower set featuring three flower border patterns. The subjects are Congratulations, New Home and With Sympathy, plus alternative greetings Happy Birthday and Best Wishes. Also a holiday set featuring beach huts, VW camper van and a VW Beetle with … Keep reading
  • Holly basket pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A pattern featuring a holly basket has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. Small red beads are used to represent the holly berries. It is a reworking of the Stitching Cards flower basket design. The holly basket makes a beautiful Christmas card. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm (6 x 4½ … Keep reading
  • Howling wolf pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A howling wolf pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a howling wolf silhouetted against the moon. Keeping wolves as pets is growing in popularity. In the United States there are estimated to be over 1 million privately owned wolves. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm (6 … Keep reading
  • ILY hand sign pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A pattern featuring an ILY hand sign has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The ILY is a common hand sign in both Deaf and hearing culture meaning, “I Love You”. The sign originated among deaf schoolchildren using American Sign Language to create a sign from a combination of the signs for the letters … Keep reading
  • Initial prick and stitch patterns added at Pinbroidery
    Seven card designs featuring the initials A through to G have been added to the pattern collection at the Pinbroidery web site. More initials will be added in due course. These Pinbroidery initial patterns make beautiful personalised cards for birthdays and other special occasions. The patterns are supplied in two sizes; 144 x 144 mm … Keep reading
  • Jam pattern at Stitching Cards
    A jam pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a jar of strawberry jam. It makes a great card for jam lovers. Jam pattern: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/696/
  • Jan, Feb, March birth flower patterns added at Form-A-Lines
    Three birth flower patterns have been added to the Form-A-Lines collection. The designs feature birth flowers for January – carnation, February – violet and March – daffodil. The patterns are available individually and in a set. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm (6 x 4.2 inches). Birth Flower Jan Feb Mar Set: … Keep reading
  • Japanese Koi pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A Japanese Koi carp pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features two Japanese Koi fish. It makes a great birthday card for men. It can also be used for congratulations, thank you and other messages. The word koi comes from Japanese, simply meaning “carp”. Carp are a large group of … Keep reading
  • Jar of honey pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A jar of honey pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features jar of honey with bees. Jar of honey: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/774/
  • Jeep pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A Jeep pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a jeep with a greeting “Jeep days are the best days” and “Happy Birthday”. The greeting could be changed with our stitching fonts (not included). Jeep pattern: stitching-cards.com/product/stitching-cards-jeep-pattern/ The jeep designs come with a numbered diagram, a colour illustration, a pricking … Keep reading
  • July, Aug, Sept birth flower patterns added at Form-A-Lines
    July, August and September birth flower patterns have been added to the Form-A-Lines collection. The designs feature birth flowers for July – Larkspur, August – Gladiolus, and September – Aster. The patterns are available individually and in a set. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm (6 x 4.2 inches). Birth Flower July, … Keep reading
  • King of Rock ‘n’ Roll pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A King of Rock ‘n’ Roll pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. It is a tribute to Elvis who would have celebrated his 80th birthday this year. King of Rock ‘n’ Roll: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/756/
  • Kingfisher bird added at Form-A-Lines
    A kingfisher bird pattern has been added to the Form-A-Lines collection. The design features a kingfisher bird sitting on the branch of a tree. It is the ideal card for a bird watcher. Find the kingfisher bird pattern at www.form-a-lines.com/product/form-a-lines-kingfisher-bird-on-a-branch/ The kingfisher bird design comes with a numbered diagram, a colour illustration, a pricking pattern, … Keep reading
  • Kiwi bird pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A kiwi bird pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a kiwi bird. It would make a great birthday card for bird watchers and New Zealanders. Kiwi bird: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/1001/ The kiwi bird design comes with a numbered diagram, a colour illustration, a pricking pattern and step-by-step instructions for the stitching. … Keep reading
  • Knitting pattern at Stitching Cards
    A knitting pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a knitted heart on needles with a ball of wool below. Knitting pattern: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/684/
  • Lacing and Tacketing for bookbinding
    Tacketing is a type of stitching that was used on the covers of medieval ledgers and books. It was a decorative way of securing the spine during the bookbinding process. It can be done with bookbinders thread or leather strips. In the latter case it resembles lacing. Blog reader Beth Morton told us how she … Keep reading
  • Lacrosse pattern at Stitching Cards
    A lacrosse pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features crossed sticks and a ball. Lacrosse pattern: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/697/ Lacrosse is a popular team sport in North America and Canada.
  • Ladybird pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A pattern featuring two ladybird beetles on leaves has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. Coccinellidae is a family of beetles, known variously as ladybirds (UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, some parts of Canada and the US), or ladybugs (North America). Scientists increasingly prefer the names ladybird beetles or lady beetles as these insects … Keep reading
  • Lawn bowls pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A lawn bowls pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features lawn bowls with the words “Keep Calm and Bowl On”. Lawn bowls: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/959/ The lawn bowls design comes with a numbered diagram, a colour illustration, a pricking pattern and step-by-step instructions for the stitching. It is delivered by download to … Keep reading
  • Learjet pattern at Stitching Cards
    A Learjet pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. It makes a great card for men. Learjet pattern: stitchingcards.com/product.php/644/
  • Leisure patterns added at Stitching Cards
    Six leisure patterns have been added to the Stitching Cards collection. They are similar to the subjects in “Value Pack No. 30: Beads for Leisure” but without the beads. They feature a jukebox, a clown, a slot machine, a laptop computer, a queen of hearts card and a guitar. The patterns are available individually and … Keep reading
  • Llama pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A llama pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a llama with a greeting “Sound the a-llama it’s your birthday”. The greeting could be changed with our stitching fonts (not included). Llama pattern: stitching-cards.com/product/llama/ The llama designs come with a numbered diagram, a colour illustration, a pricking pattern, and step-by-step … Keep reading
  • London bus pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A London bus pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a London bus with the number 21 and words “HAPPY BIRTHDAY”. The number can be customised with the extra numbers supplied. London bus: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/817/
  • London Icons patterns added at Form-A-Lines
    Three patterns featuring top London tourist attractions have been added to the Form-A-Lines collection. They are Big Ben clock tower, the London Eye, and Tower Bridge. The patterns are available individually and in a set. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm (6 x 4.2 inches). London Icons Set: https://www.form-a-lines.com/product/form-a-lines-london-icons-set-patterns/ London Icons individual … Keep reading
  • Male graduation student pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A male graduation student pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a male student holding a diploma and jumping for joy. Male graduation student: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/936/ The male graduation student design comes with a numbered diagram, a colour illustration, a pricking pattern and step-by-step instructions for the stitching. It is delivered … Keep reading
  • Mardi Gras mask pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A Mardi Gras mask pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a Mardi Gras mask. Mardi Gras mask: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/777/
  • Meerkat Christmas pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A Meerkat Christmas pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features mom, dad and child meerkats looking at a pile of presents with the greeting “Meerkat Christmas”. Also added is a design featuring a meerkat standing on a rock in a typical lookout pose. It makes a great birthday card for … Keep reading
  • Microphone pattern at Stitching Cards
    A microphone pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a microphone and headphones with a bar of music above. Microphone pattern: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/680/
  • Mini car pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A pattern featuring a Mini car has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. This would make a great card for a Mini enthusiast. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm (6 x 4½ inches). www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/559/mini-car The Mini was made by the British Motor Corporation and its successors from 1959 until 2000. The … Keep reading
  • Mini Christmas stitching patterns released at Pinbroidery 2009
    Following customer feedback a set of six mini Christmas prick and stitch patterns have been released at the Pinbroidery web site. The size of these patterns is 88 mm x 114 mm (3.5 x 4.5 inches). These mini patterns use sections of the larger Value Pack 3 Christmas patterns also available at Pinbroidery. They feature … Keep reading
  • Mini flower stitching patterns released at Pinbroidery
    Following customer feedback a set of six mini flower prick and stitch patterns have been released at the Pinbroidery web site. The size of these patterns is 88 mm x 114 mm (3.5 x 4.5 inches). These mini patterns use sections of the larger square William Morris inspired patterns also available at Pinbroidery. They make … Keep reading
  • Monkey pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A pattern featuring a cartoon style monkey has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. This would make an amusing card for both youngsters and adults. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm (6 x 4½ inches). www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/556/monkey
  • Moose head pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A pattern featuring a cartoon style moose head has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. This would make an amusing card for both youngsters and adults. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm (6 x 4½ inches). www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/560/moose-head
  • More sports patterns added at Stitching Cards
    Six more sports patterns have been added to the Stitching Cards collection. They feature football, cricket / baseball, tennis, golf, rugby / American football and field hockey / ice hockey. They would make a great cards for birthdays, congratulations, thank you and other messages. The patterns are available individually and in value packs of six … Keep reading
  • Mother and baby patterns added at Stitching Cards
    A pattern featuring a mother with a stroller has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. This would make a beautiful baby congratulations card. www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/558/mother-with-stroller Plus a pattern featuring an expectant mother. This would make a beautiful baby shower card. www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/557/expectant-mother The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm (6 x 4½ inches).
  • Mother’s Day roses pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A Mother’s Day roses pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features two roses with a butterfly and the words “Happy Mother’s Day”. Mother’s Day roses: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/764/
  • Mothering Sunday pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A pattern featuring a Lily of the Valley with the greeting ‘Mothering Sunday’ and alternative greeting ‘Happy Mother’s Day’ has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm (6 x 4½ inches). www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/568/llily-of-the-valley
  • Motorhome pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A motorhome pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a motorhome. It makes a great card for motorhome or campervan owners. Motorhome: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/942/ The motorhome design comes with a numbered diagram, a colour illustration, a pricking pattern and step-by-step instructions for the stitching. It is delivered by download to your … Keep reading
  • Mug pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A mug pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a mug with a heart and the greeting “A Hug in a Mug”. Mug pattern: stitchingcards.com/product/stitching-cards-mug-pattern/ The mug design comes with a numbered diagram, a colour illustration, a pricking pattern, and step-by-step instructions for the stitching. It is delivered by download … Keep reading
  • Musical flower patterns added at Stitching Cards
    Six musical flower patterns have been added to the Stitching Cards collection. This collection features musical flowers gramophone, musical flowers trombone, musical flowers harp, musical flowers piano, musical flowers violin and musical flowers saxophone. The patterns are available individually and in a value pack of six designs. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 … Keep reading
  • Musical notes pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A musical notes pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. It makes a great birthday card for anyone who plays a musical instrument. It can also be used for congratulations, thank you and other messages. It looks superb with silver lined glass beads. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm (6 … Keep reading
  • Narrow Boat Flowers Form-A-Lines stitched card patterns reviewed
    Narrow Boat Flowers is one of the latest pattern booklets to be added to the Form-A-Lines stitching card range. The booklet contains three patterns featuring roses, roses and a castle, and roses with a border. They are available as part of a kit or as a separate booklet. When the pattern booklet is purchased as … Keep reading
  • Native American Dreamcatcher pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A dreamcatcher prick and stitch design has been added to the pattern collection at Stitching Cards. The design is inspired by the traditional handmade Native American object. The dream catcher consists of a willow hoop, on which is woven a loose net or web. It is then decorated with personal and sacred items such as … Keep reading
  • Native American headdress pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A Native American headdress pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a native American indian headdress made of feathers. Native American headdress: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/773/
  • New copyright stickers at Stitching Cards
    Cards made from a pattern you have purchased from the Stitching Cards website may be offered for sale if you include a copyright statement with the words “Design copyright www.stitchingcards.com”. The copyright statement would normally be added on the back of the card. These free downloadable stickers provide a neat and easy way to add … Keep reading
  • New Year clock pattern at Stitching Cards
    A New Year clock pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a clock with the words Happy New Year around the face. A New Year clock pattern: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/662/
  • New Year peace pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A New Year peace dove pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a dove of peace with the words Wishing You A Peaceful New Year. New Year peace dove: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/744/
  • Nine-pointed star pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A nine-pointed star pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. A nine-pointed star has been used to symbolize such things as the nine fruits of the Holy Spirit listed in the Epistle to the Galatians (love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control) and as a symbol in the Bahá’í Faith. … Keep reading
  • Noel baubles Christmas pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A design featuring four baubles hanging from a fir tree branch that spell the word Noel has been added to the Stitching Cards pattern collection. This beautiful Christmas prick and stitch pattern has baubles stitched in purple, bronze, blue and pink hanging from antique gold threads. The word Noel comes from the French word Noël … Keep reading
  • Number patterns added at Pinbroidery
    Some large bold number patterns have been added to the Pinbroidery stitching cards collection. They make beautiful cards for birthdays and anniversaries. The numbers are approximately 95mm (3.75 inches) tall. Two numbers almost fill an oblong card 104 x 152 mm (4.2 x 6 inches). When the numbers are stitched on a square card 144 … Keep reading
  • Number prick and stitch patterns added at Pinbroidery
    Ten new number patterns have been added to the Pinbroidery pattern collection. They feature the numbers 0 to 9 entwined with decorative flowers and leaves. The numbers can be combined to make any number. They make beautiful cards for birthdays or anniversaries. The numbers can be purchased individually or in a set of ten. The … Keep reading
  • Oct, Nov, Dec, birth flower patterns added at Form-A-Lines
    October, November and December birth flower patterns have been added to the Form-A-Lines collection. The designs feature birth flowers for October – Marigold, November – Chrysanthemum and December – Narcissus. The patterns are available individually and in a set. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm (6 x 4.2 inches). Birth Flower October, … Keep reading
  • Octopus pattern added at Stitching Cards
    An octopus pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features an octopus swimming under water. It would make an amusing birthday card. Octopus: stitchingcards.com/product.php/1035/octopus The octopus design comes with a numbered diagram, a colour illustration, a pricking pattern, and step-by-step instructions for the stitching. It is delivered by download to your … Keep reading
  • Otter pattern added at Stitching Cards
    An otter pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features an otter swimming under water. Otter pattern: stitchingcards.com/product.php/1014/otter The otter design comes with a numbered diagram, a colour illustration, a pricking pattern and step-by-step instructions for the stitching. It is delivered by download to your computer. Pattern size 152 mm x … Keep reading
  • Outdoor chairs pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A pattern featuring two outdoor chairs in the style of Adirondack chairs or Muskoka chairs, on a beach, has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The forerunner to today’s Adirondack chair was designed by Thomas Lee in 1903. He was on holiday in Westport, New York, in the heart of the Adirondack Mountains, and needed … Keep reading
  • Oval greetings stitching patterns added at Pinbroidery
    Six patterns have been added to the Pinbroidery stitching card collection. Oval Greetings Set No. 1 – this is a collection of three flower oval greeting stitching patterns with greetings: “With Love” and an alternative greeting “Get Well Soon”; “Best Wishes” and an alternative greeting “With Sympathy”; “Good Luck” and an alternative greeting “Deepest Sympathy”. … Keep reading
  • Owl on a branch pattern added at Stitching Cards
    An owl on a branch pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features an owl perching on a branch. It is a relative of the graduation owl added recently. Owl on a branch: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/841/ The Owl on a branch design comes with a numbered diagram, a colour illustration, a pricking pattern … Keep reading
  • Owl with a Santa hat pattern added at Stitching Cards
    An owl with a Santa hat pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features an owl on a fur tree branch wearing a Santa hat. It makes an attractive Christmas card. Owl with a Santa hat: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/916/ The owl with a Santa hat design comes with a numbered diagram, a colour … Keep reading
  • Palm trees pattern at Stitching Cards
    A palm trees pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features two palm trees on a sunny beach. Palm trees pattern: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/711/
  • Panda pattern at Stitching Cards
    A panda pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. It makes a great birthday card for animal lovers. Panda pattern: stitchingcards.com/product.php/642/
  • Paperboy pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A paperboy pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a boy on a bicycle delivering newspapers. It would make a great card for a paperboy. stitchingcards.com/product.php/1036/paperboy The paperboy design comes with a numbered diagram, a colour illustration, a pricking pattern, and step-by-step instructions for the stitching. It is delivered by … Keep reading
  • Patterns added to Form-A-Lines Download Store
    The full range of Form-A-Lines stitching patterns have now been added to the Form-A-Lines download store. Patterns that were previously only available in printed booklets are now available to purchase as downloads. The Form-A-Lines download store now includes all of the current Form-A-Lines patterns plus those that are out of print. There are over 200 … Keep reading
  • Pearl anniversary pattern at Stitching Cards
    A pearl anniversary pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features an open oyster shell with a pearl and the words “Pearl Anniversary”. Pearl anniversary pattern: stitchingcards.com/product.php/645/
  • Pelican pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A pelican pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a pelican on a dock post with a rowing boat tied up in front. Pelican pattern: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/715/
  • Penguin bookmark pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A penguin bookmark pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection.   The penguine design can be stitched as a bookmark or as a card with added words of your choice. Penguin bookmark: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/746/
  • People at work patterns added at Stitching Cards
    Twelve patterns have been added to the Stitching Cards collection. Men at work features a male doctor, nurse, teacher, administrator, guard and builder. Women at work features a female doctor, nurse, teacher, administrator, guard and builder. The patterns are available individually and in value packs of six designs. The pattern size is 152 mm x … Keep reading
  • Pet bookmark patterns added at Stitching Cards
    Six pet bookmark patterns have been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The cartoon style patterns feature a cat, a dog, a gecko, a mouse, a parrot and a rabbit. The pattern size is 152 mm x 52 mm (6 x 2¼ inches). The patterns are available individually and in value packs of six designs. … Keep reading
  • Pétanque pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A pétanque pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features pétanque balls with the words “Vive la pétanque”. Pétanque, also known as boules, is a ball game with a French origin. You throw or roll your team’s balls as close as you can to the small target ball. Pétanque pattern: stitchingcards.com/product.php/1028/petanque … Keep reading
  • Pickup truck pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A pickup truck pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design makes a great card for men who like outdoor pursuits. Pickup truck: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/870/ The pickup truck design comes with a numbered diagram, a colour illustration, a pricking pattern and step-by-step instructions for the stitching. It is delivered by download to your … Keep reading
  • Pinbroidery flower designs inspired by William Morris
    The new Pinbroidery online shop is open and the first six patterns are available for purchase. They are flower designs inspired by the work of William Morris. He was a nineteenth century English architect, furniture and textile designer, artist and writer associated with the English Arts and Crafts Movement. They would make beautiful cards for … Keep reading
  • Police patterns added at Stitching Cards
    Three police patterns have been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The designs feature a police car in UK colours, a female UK police officer, and a male UK police officer. Police car pattern: stitching-cards.com/product/police-car-uk/ Female UK police officer: stitchingcards.com/product/police-officer-uk-female/ Male UK police officer: stitchingcards.com/product/police-officer-uk-male/ The police designs come with a numbered diagram, a colour … Keep reading
  • Poodle dog pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A poodle dog pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a poodle dog with a continental clip. Poodle dog: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/819/
  • Postman pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A postman pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The uniform colour is similar to Royal Mail. Change the colours to suit your local delivery service. Postman pattern: stitchingcards.com/product.php/1043/postman The postman designs come with a numbered diagram, a colour illustration, a pricking pattern, and step-by-step instructions for the stitching. It is delivered by … Keep reading
  • Princess pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A princess pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a princess with butterflies. Princess: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/927/ The princess design comes with a numbered diagram, a colour illustration, a pricking pattern and step-by-step instructions for the stitching. It is delivered by download to your computer. Pattern size 152 mm x 104 mm … Keep reading
  • Puffin pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A puffin pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. Puffin: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/918/ The puffin design comes with a numbered diagram, a colour illustration, a pricking pattern and step-by-step instructions for the stitching. It is delivered by download to your computer. Pattern size 152 mm x 104 mm (6 x 4.2 inches).
  • Pug dog pattern at Stitching Cards
    A pug dog pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The pug is a toy dog with a wrinkly, short-muzzled face and curled tail. Pug dog pattern: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/706/
  • Quick Christmas patterns added at Stitching Cards 2017
    Six quick Christmas patterns have been added to the Stitching Cards collection. An experienced stitcher could prick and stitch one of these designs in around 45 minutes, making them ideal for last minute Christmas cards. They feature a Christmas tree, Christmas candles, Christmas baubles, a Christmas reindeer, a dove of peace and a happy snowman. … Keep reading
  • Quilt block flower patterns added at Stitching Cards
    Six patterns with quilt block style designs have been added to the Stitching Cards collection. They feature fuchsias, grapes, iris, roses, sunflowers and tulips. They are available in two versions: with beads and without beads. The patterns are available individually and in value packs of six designs. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 … Keep reading
  • Quilt Block Flowers and Leisure patterns from Form-A-Lines
    Two new sets of patterns have been added to the Form-A-Lines stitching cards range. They are available as downloads or as printed booklets. The Quilt Block Flowers set was inspired by quilt block designs with the words Happy Birthday, With Love, Thinking of You plus a bonus greeting Thank You. The Leisure set features a … Keep reading
  • Rainbow birthday pattern at Stitching Cards
    A rainbow pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. This rainbow pattern makes a beautiful birthday card. Rainbow pattern: stitchingcards.com/product.php/641/
  • Rainbow pattern as a retirement card
    In a previous post we introduced a new rainbow pattern from Stitching Cards. The rainbow pattern would make a great retirement card with the words “My work is done. Retirement here I come”. Rainbow pattern: stitchingcards.com/product.php/641/
  • Red fox pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A prick and stitch pattern featuring a red fox has been added to the Stitching Cards pattern collection. The fox has a large bushy tail and looks splendid when stitched in antique copper and antique silver metallic thread. The fox pattern was created in response to a request from Nancy who wanted to make the … Keep reading
  • Reindeer Christmas pattern at Stitching Cards
    A reindeer Christmas pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards Collection. The design features a reindeer with decorative antlers and the greeting Merry Christmas. Reindeer Christmas pattern: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/654/
  • Religious patterns added at the String Art Fun website
    String art picture making has much in common with prick and stitch card making. It uses nails hammered into a backing board and coloured wool or string to create the design. Six new religious string art patterns have been added to the String Art Fun website. The patterns are a plain cross, a decorative cross, … Keep reading
  • Remaining initial patterns added at Pinbroidery
    The remaining initials have been added to the Pinbroidery pattern collection. They are available individually and also in three sets: A to G, H to N and O to Z. These Pinbroidery initial patterns make beautiful personalised cards for birthdays and other special occasions. The patterns are supplied in two sizes; 144 x 144 mm … Keep reading
  • Robot pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A toy robot pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design makes a wonderful card for young boys. Robot: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/869/ The robot design comes with a numbered diagram, a colour illustration, a pricking pattern and step-by-step instructions for the stitching. It is delivered by download to your computer. Pattern size 152 mm … Keep reading
  • Roller skates pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A roller skates pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The roller skates design would make a great card for a roller skating enthusiast. Roller skates: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/973/ The roller skates design comes with a numbered diagram, a colour illustration, a pricking pattern and step-by-step instructions for the stitching. It is delivered by download … Keep reading
  • Rooster pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A rooster pattern has been added at the Stitching Cards website. It makes a great birthday card for men. It can also be used for congratulations, thank you and other messages. The term “rooster”, for a male chicken, originates from the United States, while in the United Kingdom the older term “cockerel” is more widely … Keep reading
  • Royal crown pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A royal crown pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a royal crown inspired by the British crown jewels. Find the royal crown pattern at stitchingcards.com/stitching-cards-royal-crown-pattern/ The royal crown design comes with a numbered diagram, a colour illustration, a pricking pattern, and step-by-step instructions for the stitching. It is delivered … Keep reading
  • Same-sex wedding patterns added at Form-A-Lines
    Two same-sex wedding patterns have been added to the Form-A-Lines collection. The design features a car with “Just Married” on the back and the happy couple waving from the side windows. This is a variation on the existing design for heterosexual couples. Wedding Car Same-sex Female: https://www.form-a-lines.net/product.php/612/ Wedding Car Same-sex Male: https://www.form-a-lines.net/product.php/611/ The original Wedding … Keep reading
  • Santa patterns added at Stitching Cards
    Two Santa patterns have been added to the Stitching Cards collection. One design features a Santa and a red nosed reindeer. The other design features a Santa and a reindeer wearing face coverings. Santa and a red nosed reindeer pattern: stitchingcards.com/product.php/1041/santa-and-reindeer Santa and a reindeer wearing face coverings pattern: stitchingcards.com/product.php/1042/santa-and-reindeer-masked The Santa designs come with … Keep reading
  • Sewing machine pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A sewing machine pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a treadle driven sewing machine. Sewing machine: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/950/ The sewing machine design comes with a numbered diagram, a colour illustration, a pricking pattern and step-by-step instructions for the stitching. It is delivered by download to your computer. Pattern size 152 … Keep reading
  • Shark pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A shark pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a shark with an open mouth. Shark pattern: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/781/
  • Shih Tzu puppy pattern at Stitching Cards
    A Shih Tzu puppy pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The Shih Tzu is a small, sturdy little dog that stands around 27 cm (11 ins.) at the withers. Shih Tzu puppy pattern: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/708/
  • Six new Christmas bead patterns added at Stitching Cards 2008
    A set of six new Christmas bead patterns are available for purchase from the Stitching Cards web site. The prick and stitch patterns feature bead snowflakes, a bead angel, bead bells and holly, a bead candle and holly, bead holly and a bow and a bead Christmas tree. I designed these patterns in response to … Keep reading
  • Skateboard pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A skateboard pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a skateboard surrounded by a starburst. Skateboard pattern: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/779/
  • Sloth pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A sloth pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a sloth. The slow-moving sloth is found in the rainforests of South America. Sloth: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/974/ The sloth design comes with a numbered diagram, a colour illustration, a pricking pattern and step-by-step instructions for the stitching. It is delivered by download to … Keep reading
  • Snake pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A pattern featuring a cartoon style snake has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. According to the Chinese Zodiac 2013 is the Year of the Snake. It begins on 10 February 2013 and ends on 30 January 2014. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm (6 x 4½ inches). www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/561/snake
  • Snooker pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A snooker pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features snooker balls with the words “Let your cue do the work”. This design could also be used to represent billiards or pool. Snooker pattern: stitchingcards.com/product.php/1029/snooker The snooker design comes with a numbered diagram, a colour illustration, a pricking pattern, and step-by-step … Keep reading
  • Snowboarding greetings card stitching pattern added at Stitching Cards
    The new snowboarding prick and stitch pattern added at the Stitching Cards web site would make a great card for snowboard enthusiasts or anyone who loves winter sports. Snowboarding started in the Untied States in the mid 1960s and grew in popularity becoming a Winter Olympic Sport in 1998. There are a number of claims … Keep reading
  • Snowdrop pattern added at Form-A-Lines
    A snowdrop pattern has been added to the Form-A-Lines collection. The design features a snowdrop plant with the words “January Birth Flower” and “Snowdrop”. It makes a beautiful birthday card for those born in January. Find the snowdrop pattern at form-a-lines.com/product/form-a-lines-birth-flower-e1-jan-snowdrop-pattern/ The snowdrop design comes with a numbered diagram, a colour illustration, a pricking pattern, … Keep reading
  • Solitaire Ring pattern at Stitching Cards
    A Solitaire ring pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a solitaire ring in a heart shaped jewel box. There is also a pricking pattern for the ring on its own. Solitaire Ring pattern: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/686/
  • Some interesting facts about Yorkshire Terriers
    The new Yorkshire Terrier pattern on the Stitching Cards web site was produced at the request of a customer. Whilst I was doing some research for the pattern I found out some interesting facts about this breed of dog. This small terrier was known as the Broken-Haired Scotch Terrier when it appeared in a dog … Keep reading
  • Space rocket pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A space rocket pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a spaceship with a star background. Space rocket: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/832/
  • Spaniel pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A Cavalier King Charles Spaniel dog pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a Cavalier King Charles spaniel dog. Although they’re born to be a companion, the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel dog breed retains the sporty nature of their spaniel ancestors. Cavalier King Charles Spaniel dog pattern: stitchingcards.com/product.php/1038/spaniel The Cavalier … Keep reading
  • Special Days and Refreshment Time stitching patterns added at Form-A-Lines
    Six patterns have been added to the Form-A-Lines stitching card collection. Special Days – this set has three patterns: Champagne bottle, Easter bunny and Wedding doves. Refreshment Time – this set has three patterns: Cupcakes, Morning coffee and Afternoon tea. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm (6 x 4½ inches). The patterns … Keep reading
  • Special offer at the Stitching Cards website
    The special offer at the Stitching Cards website is buy five patterns and choose another pattern free, or buy five Value Packs and choose another Value Pack free. The special offer was set up in response to customer requests to be able to make up their own Value Packs. The offer will continue until 31 … Keep reading
  • Speed boat pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A pattern featuring a speed boat has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. It makes a great birthday card for men. It can also be used for congratulations, thank you and other messages. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm (6 x 4½ inches). www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/534/speed-boat
  • Spitfire aircraft pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A Spitfire aircraft pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a Spitfire aircraft in flight. It makes great cards for men. Spitfire aircraft: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/851/ The Spitfire aircraft design comes with a numbered diagram, a colour illustration, a pricking pattern and step-by-step instructions for the stitching. It is delivered by download … Keep reading
  • Sport patterns added at Stitching Cards
    Six sport patterns have been added to the Stitching Cards collection. They feature boxing, fencing, horse riding, croquet, table tennis and weight lifting. The patterns are available individually and in a value pack of six designs. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm (6 x 4½ inches). Value Pack No. 57: Sport e-patterns: … Keep reading
  • Sports patterns added at Stitching Cards
    Six sports patterns have been added to the Stitching Cards collection. They feature a runner, a swimmer, a cyclist, basketball, volleyball and a gymnast. They would make a great cards for birthdays, congratulations, thank you and other messages. The patterns are available individually and in value packs of six designs. The pattern size is 152 … Keep reading
  • St. George’s Day pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A St. George’s Day pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a rose, a shield with a red cross and the words “Happy St. George’s Day”. The feast day of Saint George is celebrated on 23 April by various Christian Churches and by the several nations, kingdoms, countries, and cities … Keep reading
  • St. Patrick’s Day patterns added at Stitching Cards
    Six St. Patrick’s Day patterns have been added to the Stitching Cards collection. They feature Birds with shamrock, Harp with shamrock, Rainbow with a pot of gold, Shamrock balloons, Shamrock border and a Sheep with a shamrock. Each design has the words “Happy St. Patrick’s Day”. The patterns are available individually and in a value … Keep reading
  • Stay safe pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A stay safe pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a cartoon virus wearing a face mask and the words Stay Safe. Stay Safe pattern: stitchingcards.com/product.php/1025/stay-safe The stay safe design comes with a numbered diagram, a colour illustration, a pricking pattern and step-by-step instructions for the stitching. It is delivered … Keep reading
  • Stitched bookmark cross for bible readers
    A bookmark cross with flowers pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. This bookmark would make a great gift for a bible reader. It could also be used on a greetings card for religious occasions such as Easter. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm (6 x 4½ inches). www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/481/bookmark-cross
  • Stitching cards in the Form-A-Lines forum gallery
    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 … Keep reading
  • Stitching patterns added to the Form-A-Lines Classics collection
    Four sets of stitching card patterns have been added to the Form-A-Lines Classics collection. These are the Butterflies Set, Christmas 5 Set, Pond Life Set and Sport Set. The patterns can be purchased in sets of three or individually. They are delivered by download to your computer. These patterns were originally published in printed booklets … Keep reading
  • String art candle pattern reviewed
    String art picture making has much in common with prick and stitch card making. It uses nails hammered into a backing board and coloured wool or string to create the design. If you would like to try your hand at string art there is a free candle pattern available from the String Art Fun web … Keep reading
  • Sugar skull pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A sugar skull pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a sugar skull decorated with flowers. Sugar skulls are used in the Mexican celebration of the Day of the Dead (31st October) and the Roman Catholic holiday All Souls’ Day (2nd November). Sugar skull: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/955/ The sugar skull design comes … Keep reading
  • Surprise cake pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A surprise cake pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a man jumping out of a cake. It would make a great greetings card for a party loving person. Surprise cake – male: stitchingcards.com/product.php/1031/surprise-cake-male The surprise cake design comes with a numbered diagram, a colour illustration, a pricking pattern, and … Keep reading
  • Sweet 16 pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A sweet 16 pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features sugar cubes with word SWEET and the number 16 surrounded by flowers. Sweet 16 pattern: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/800/
  • Sweet Delight & Special Numbers stitching patterns added at Form-A-Lines
    Six patterns have been added to the Form-A-Lines stitching card collection. Sweet Delight – the subjects are a cupcake, an ice cream cone with flake and a Knickerbocker glory. Special Numbers – the subjects are Happy Birthday 18, Happy Anniversary 25 and I can’t believe you’re 40. Plus numbers 3, 6, 7 and 9 to … Keep reading
  • Sympathy patterns added at Stitching Cards
    Some sympathy patterns have been added to the Stitching Cards collection. They feature Paw Prints Angel, Dandelion Sorrow, Rose Sympathy, Flowers Sympathy, Leaves Memories, Butterfly Thoughts. The patterns are available individually and in a pack. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm (6 x 4½ inches). Pack No. 71: Sympathy patterns: stitchingcards.com/product.php/816/ Sympathy … Keep reading
  • Tall ship pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A tall ship pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design makes a great card for for sailing enthusiasts. Tall ship: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/915/ The tall ship design comes with a numbered diagram, a colour illustration, a pricking pattern and step-by-step instructions for the stitching. It is delivered by download to your computer. Pattern … Keep reading
  • Thames sailing barge pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A Thames sailing barge pattern has been added at the Stitching Cards website. It makes a great birthday card for men. It can also be used for congratulations, thank you and other messages. A Thames sailing barge was a type of commercial sailing boat common on the River Thames in London in the 19th century. … Keep reading
  • The Form-A-Lines classic stitching card patterns
    Originally the Form-A-Lines prick and stitch patterns were available as printed booklets. When they went out of print they were made available as downloads in PDF format. The classic patterns can be purchased from the Form-A-Lines online store. These beautiful Form-A-Lines patterns were originally designed to be sold in a kit with one colour of … Keep reading
  • The unicorn in myth and legend
    Whilst I was doing research for my Stitching Cards unicorn design I came across some interesting information about the way it has evolved over the centuries. The unicorn is a mythical beast whose origins can be traced back to early pagan times. Drawings of the unicorn appear on many coats of arms created in Medieval Europe … Keep reading
  • Thimble patterns added at Stitching Cards
    Two patterns featuring thimbles have been added to the Stitching Cards collection. One pattern features a thimble with a flower design and a needle with thread. It would make a lovely birthday card for a needlework enthusiast. The other thimble has holly with berries and would make a beautiful Christmas card. The pattern size is … Keep reading
  • Three bee patterns added at Stitching Cards
    Three variations on a bee pattern have been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The designs are a beehive with bees and flowers; a beehive with the words “Bee Happy it’s your Birthday”; two bees with flowers and the words “Bee my Valentine”. Beehive pattern: stitchingcards.com/product/stitching-cards-beehive/Bee My Valentine pattern: stitchingcards.com/product/stitching-cards-bee-my-valentine/Bee Happy Birthday pattern: stitchingcards.com/product/stitching-cards-bee-happy-birthday/ The … Keep reading
  • Tiger, tiger, burning bright – words to stitch by
    When I was designing my Stitching Cards Tiger pattern the words “Tiger, tiger, burning bright, in the forests of the night” kept going through my mind. They were from a poem half remembered from childhood, so I decided to look it up. The poem is The Tiger by William Blake. This is how it goes: … Keep reading
  • Top 10 Stitching Cards patterns for 2013
    This is a list of the top ten selling single patterns on the Stitching Cards website for 2013. 1 Lily of the Valley 2 Merry Christmas Tree 3 Country and Western 4 Christmas Baubles 5 Holly Basket 6 Easter eggs and tulips 7 Dinosaur 8 Thimble with Flowers 9 Thimble with Holly 10 Christmas Tree … Keep reading
  • Touring bus pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A touring bus pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. It makes a great card for someone who drives a touring bus/coach or enjoys touring holidays. Touring Bus: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/962/ The touring bus design comes with a numbered diagram, a colour illustration, a pricking pattern and step-by-step instructions for the stitching. It is delivered … Keep reading
  • Tow truck pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A tow truck pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a tow truck. It would make a great greetings card for a tow truck driver. Tow truck: stitchingcards.com/product.php/1032/tow-truck The tow truck design comes with a numbered diagram, a colour illustration, a pricking pattern, and step-by-step instructions for the stitching. It … Keep reading
  • Trailer truck pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A pattern featuring a Trailer truck has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm (6 x 4½ inches). www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/603/trailer-truck
  • Trailhound pattern at Stitching Cards
    A Trailhound pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. This pattern makes a great birthday card for dog lovers. Trailhound pattern: stitchingcards.com/product.php/639/ Trailhounds look similar to foxhounds but are leaner in build. They were originally bred from foxhounds with other crosses to get a faster hound with a good nose. Hound trailing is … Keep reading
  • Tram pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A pattern for an old style tram has been added at the Stitching Cards website. An Australian customer called Heather wrote to say “I would like to stitch a tram for my father-in-law’s 90th birthday. Being a Melbournian he loves his trams”. Anyone who has visited the English seaside resort of Blackpool will have seen … Keep reading
  • Triquetra patterns added at Stitching Cards
    Two triquetra or Trinity knot patterns have been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The triquetra is an ancient Celtic symbol. These decorative patterns make suitable cards for both men and women for many occasions. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm (6 x 4.2 inches). Triquetra and circle pattern: stitchingcards.com/product.php/849/ Triquetra and … Keep reading
  • Twelve days of Christmas part 2 at Pinbroidery
    Six new stitching card patterns have been added to the Pinbroidery website. They complete the patterns inspired by the song “The Twelve Days of Christmas”. They feature twelve drummers drumming, eleven pipers piping, ten lords a leaping, nine ladies dancing, eight maids a milking and seven swans a swimming. Each design has pricking patterns of … Keep reading
  • Twelve days of Christmas patterns at Pinbroidery
    Six new stitching card patterns have been added to the Pinbroidery website inspired by the song “The Twelve Days of Christmas”. They feature six geese a laying, five gold rings, four calling birds, three French hens, two turtle doves and a partridge in a pear tree. Each design has pricking patterns of two sizes: 144 x … Keep reading
  • Twins pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A twins pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features two babies in cots. Twins: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/736/
  • Valentine cupcake pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A Valentine cupcake pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a cupcake with a heart and the words “Happy Valentine’s Day”. It could be used with different words for other occasions such as an anniversary. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm (6 x 4½ inches). www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/473/valentine-cupcake
  • Valentines Day patterns added at Stitching Cards
    Two Valentines Day patterns have been added to the Stitching Cards collection. Valentines Day Hearts featuring four hearts in pink and red with the words “Happy Valentines Day”. www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/563/valentines-day-hearts Girl with Valentines Heart featuring a girl holding a large heart and the words “Be Mine”. www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/564/girl-with-valentines-heart The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm … Keep reading
  • Valentines dinosaurs pattern at Stitching Cards
    A Valentines dinosaurs pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features two dinosaurs with hearts above. It makes an amusing Valentines Day card. Valentines dinosaurs pattern: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/671/
  • Valentines patterns added at Stitching Cards
    Six Valentines patterns have been added to the Stitching Cards collection. They feature Bee my Valentine, heart a flutter, heart balloons, heart clock, heart of hearts, Valentine cuddles. The patterns are available individually and in a value pack of six designs. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm (6 x 4½ inches). Value … Keep reading
  • Water sport patterns added at Stitching Cards
    Six water sport patterns have been added to the Stitching Cards collection. They feature kayaking, rowing, scuba diving, synchronised swimming, water polo and water skiing. The patterns are available individually and in a value pack of six designs. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm (6 x 4½ inches). Value Pack No. 58: … Keep reading
  • We Are Family pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A pattern featuring a symbolic family has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. It would make a beautiful invitation card for a family get together. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm (6 x 4½ inches). www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/562/we-are-family
  • Wedding and christening patterns added at Stitching Cards
    Six patterns for special occasions such as christening, new home and weddings have been added to the Stitching Cards collection. They are Christening church, Naming Day, New Home, Wedding book with rings and cross, Wedding hearts with rings and bells, and wedding doves. The patterns are available individually and in a value pack of all … Keep reading
  • Whale pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A whale pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a whale with three fish. Whale pattern: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/724/
  • Where to buy beads for card embroidery
    A couple of readers have left messages on my “Beading needles” post asking where they can purchase the beads needed for the beautiful beaded embroidery cards. Not all bead shops sell the tiny seed beads suitable for card embroidery. It is a case of seeking out the stores that do. The beaded patterns on my … Keep reading
  • Where to buy blank cards for embroidery
    Following on from my Where to buy beads post I thought it would be useful to do the same thing for card blanks suitable for prick and stitch card making. In order to display the stitching at its best the card material used should not be too flimsy; it should be strong without being excessively … Keep reading
  • Whippet pattern at Stitching Cards
    A whippet dog pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features two whippet dogs. These are very similar to greyhounds. Whippets pattern: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/695/
  • Why string art is the grandmother of prick and stitch card making
    Way back in the swinging 1960s I was given a string art kit for Christmas. The kit had silver string, black felt for the background, a backing board and lots of nails. The picture was a sailing boat. I had great fun making the picture and it hung proudly in the hall for many years. … Keep reading
  • Wild animal patterns added at Stitching Cards
    Six wild animal patterns have been added to the Stitching Cards collection. They feature an alligator, a gorilla, a hippopotamus, a rhinoceros, a sea lion and a zebra. The patterns are available individually and in a pack. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm (6 x 4.2 inches). Pack No. 76: Wild animal … Keep reading
  • Windmill pattern added at String Art Fun website
    A windmill string art pattern has been added to the String Art Fun website. String art pictures are made with nails and string on a wooden base. The windmill pattern can be worked in silver string, thread, wool or thin wire on a black felt background. The pattern size is approximately 300 mm x 210 … Keep reading
  • Wine bottle pattern at Stitching Cards
    A wine bottle pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a wine bottle with a glass of wine. Wine bottle pattern: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/682/
  • Winter sport patterns added at Stitching Cards
    Six winter sport patterns have been added to the Stitching Cards collection. They feature ski jumping, alpine skiing, ice skating, curling, cross country skiing and the luge. The patterns are available individually and in a value pack of six designs. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm (6 x 4½ inches). Value Pack … Keep reading
  • Wishing well pattern at Stitching Cards
    A wishing well pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The design features a wishing well with grass and flowers. It could make punny cards such as “Get well soon”, “Wishing you well” and “Didn’t you do well”. Wishing well pattern: www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/713/
  • Words suitable for sympathy greetings cards
    I am occasionally asked to suggest a stitching card pattern suitable for a sympathy card. I usually suggest something featuring flowers combined with suitable words. A thread about words of sympathy on the Form-A-Lines forum had contributors suggesting some beautiful and heartfelt sentiments. One contributor summed it up with “It is always useful to have … Keep reading
  • Young animal patterns added at Stitching Cards
    Six new stitching card patterns have been added to the Stitching Cards website. The prick and stitch designs feature a donkey, a foal, a mouse/hamster, a kitten, a Labrador puppy and a bunny in a basket. They make great birthday cards for animal lovers. They can also be used for congratulations, thank you and other … Keep reading

The card of the week 2010 to 2012

  • 100th birthday Easel – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called 100th birthday Easel and was made by Katharine. This imposing card was made using Pinbroidery number patterns. Katharine said “I used the top of the 0 for the trim on the base, reversing one of them. I stitched in double thread to make it easier for elderly eyes to see it, … Keep reading
  • 18 years old – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called 18 years old and was made by Liken. This beautiful card was made using the Pinbroidery number patterns 1 and 8. The card is made with a gate fold and closed with a red ribbon. This picture was posted in the Stitching Cards forum gallery. Editor’s note: Both forums have … Keep reading
  • 1st Holy Communion – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This weeks card is called 1st Holy Communion and was made by Capricorn. This beautiful card was made using the Stitching Cards Cross 1 pattern with words from the Stitching Cards Holy Communion pattern. Capricorn says “I used silver thread for the cross and words, stitched on pale blue pearl card. It is for a … Keep reading
  • 40th Birthday – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This weeks card is called 40th Birthday and was made by CapricornK. This beautiful card was made using the Pinbroidery number patterns. CapricornK said: “Couldn’t wait to try the new numbers! used metalic threads in copper, green and purple”. It was posted in the Form-A-Lines forum gallery. Would you like to enter your card as … Keep reading
  • 50th Anniversary – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called 50th Anniversary and was made by Nette. This impressive card was made using the Form-A-Lines Champagne glasses Pattern. It is stitched on white linen effect card with a gold “Happy Anniversary” sticker. This picture was posted in the Stitching Cards forum gallery. Editor’s note: Both forums have closed since this … Keep reading
  • 50th Wedding Anniversary- forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is “50th Wedding Anniversary” made by Jasu. It was made using the Stitching Cards Diwali Lord Ganesh pattern. Jasu described the card as follows: “A card commissioned by a daughter of parents who are very religious. I chose the Lord Ganesh design and surrounded him with hearts. This is my first 50th card … Keep reading
  • 60th birthday – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called 60th birthday and was made by Basteljeanny. This elegant card was made using the Stitching Cards Toast pattern. Basteljeanny said: “This card is for the 60th birthday from a boyfriend!”. This picture was posted in the Stitching Cards forum gallery. Editor’s note: Both forums have closed since this page was … Keep reading
  • 60th Birthday Easel card – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called 60th Birthday Easel card and was made by Jasu. This fabulous card was made using the numbers 6 and 0 from the Pinbroidery number patterns. Jasu said: “I stitched on cream card with green, garnet silk and gold metallic threads, then painted with gold metallic acrylic paint. It is mounted on … Keep reading
  • 70th Birthday – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This weeks card is called 70th Birthday card and was made by Jasu. This gorgeous card was made using Pinbroidery number patterns. Jasu said “I stitched the pattern on pale yellow coloured card, with gold metallic and green/orange silk threads finished it with orange bead and bow. I then mounted it on to orange and … Keep reading
  • A single rose – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is “A single rose” made by Capricorn. It was made using the Stitching Cards Art Nouveau Rose 6 pattern. The card is small but perfectly formed. It uses part of the rose pattern. There is embossing on the white square and the borders are gold peel-off stickers. In the card description Capricorn … Keep reading
  • A sisters thank you – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called A sisters thank you and was made by Dutchess. This elegant card was made using the Stitching Cards Bridge pattern. Dutchess said “This card is for my very kind brother for my birthday present. It is the bridge pattern from Stitching Cards. I chose this one as he is a … Keep reading
  • Angel – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Angel and was made by Sejjcraft. This lovely card was made using the Angel Pattern from the Form-A-Lines Christmas 3 Patterns Booklet. Sejjcraft said “The angel is stitched in gold onto square card. I realised that when mounted onto a jump card the outline made a star, which I cut … Keep reading
  • Ann’s 70th – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Ann’s 70th and was made by Nette. This dazzling card was made using the Form-A-Lines Vase of Flowers Pattern and the PinBroidery Free Star Border Pattern. Nette said: “I used the star border from Pinbroidery and added the Form-A-Lines vase of flowers pattern in the middle.” This picture was posted … Keep reading
  • Ann’s Birthday – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Ann’s Birthday and was made by Nette. This attractive card was made using the PinBroidery Initial A Pattern. Nette said “I chalked in the initial after stitching”. This picture was posted in the Stitching Cards forum gallery. Editor’s note: Both forums have closed since this page was published. The Facebook … Keep reading
  • Art Nouveau Rose – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is “art nouveau rose” made by Jasu. It was made using the Stitching Cards Art Nouveau Rose 4 pattern. This beautiful card is stitched on satin pearl card, with silk blending filament threads to give it a little shine. It is then mounted on pink card and pale yellow card. It was … Keep reading
  • Art Nouveau Rose – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This weeks card is called Art Nouveau Rose 2 and was made by BCrafty. This beautiful card was made using the Stitching Cards Art Nouveau Rose 2 pattern. BCrafty said “I used embroidery threads to stitch on white card. It is matted and layered onto gold mirror board and completed with a beige A5 card. … Keep reading
  • Artist trading cards – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week we feature two tiny ATC cards posted under the title “Needle & Thread”. They were made by Patsy. Artist trading cards (ATC’s) are created on 2 ½ X 3 ½ inch or 64 X 89 mm card stock. These miniature works of art have used just part of two patterns. They feature a … Keep reading
  • Ball Mouse – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This weeks card is called Ball Mouse and was made by Cranberry Cutie. This adorable card was made using the Stitching Cards Mouse pattern. The mouse pattern is stitched in black thread on white card. This has rounded corners and is mounted at a jaunty angle on layers of dark pink and white. The words … Keep reading
  • Baptism – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This weeks card is called Baptism and was made by Ema. This beautiful card was made using the Stitching Cards Baptism/Christening pattern. Ema says “I stitched with a mixture of DMC and Kreinik threads. It is shaded using water colour pencils”. It was posted in the Stitching Cards forum gallery. Would you like to enter … Keep reading
  • Basket of flowers – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Basket of flowers and was made by Capricorn. This gorgeous card was made using the Stitching Cards Basket of Flowers pattern. Capricorn said: “It is stitched on cream hammered card with a punched out heart design. The basket is stitched in bronze metallic thread, the flowers in silk with beads … Keep reading
  • BBQer – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called BBQer and was made by WestCoaster. This creative card was made using the Stitching Cards Chef pattern. WestCoaster has stitched the head from the chef pattern and cut around it. This is mounted on a card decorated with various barbeque images. It was posted in the Stitching Cards forum gallery. … Keep reading
  • Bead Flowers – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Bead Flowers and was made by Suemcmanus. This classy card was made using the Stitching Cards Bead Flower 9 pattern. The concept of using green and gold thread with green and gold beads on a green background gives the card a sophisticated look. The gold “Best Wishes” greeting does not … Keep reading
  • Beaded butterfly – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is “beaded butterfly” made by Lady Di. It was made using the Stitching Cards Stitching Cards Bead Butterfly pattern. This beautiful butterfly card is stitched with pink and blue bugle beads and pink seed beads on a pink background. This is mounted on pink and white decorative paper on a blue greetings … Keep reading
  • Beaded flower – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is “Beaded flower” made by Emma J. It was made using the Stitching Cards Bead Medallion 3: Regal pattern. The red and gold beads are stitched on a gold edged rectangle. This is mounted on a white greetings card with green and orange patterned vertical stripes on the left hand side. The … Keep reading
  • Beaded Flower – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Beaded Flower and was made by Nedlnut. This attractive card was made using the Stitching Cards Free Bead Pattern. Nedlnut said; “The Stitching Cards free beaded flower pattern is stitched on a Spellbinders curved rectangle, using green and dark blue beads and cardstock.” This picture was posted in the Stitching … Keep reading
  • Beaded snowflake – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This weeks card is “Beaded snowflake” made by CapricornK. It was made using a pattern from the Stitching Cards Bead Snowflake pattern. This beautiful Christmas card uses silver bugle beads and pearl seed beads stitched with silver thread on a blue background. This is mounted on gold card to form a border and then on … Keep reading
  • Best wishes – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Best wishes and was made by Liken. This beautiful card was made using the PinBroidery Flower Border Best Wishes Rt Pattern. Liken said; “I added punched butterflies to the pattern.” This picture was posted in the Stitching Cards forum gallery. Editor’s note: Both forums have closed since this page was … Keep reading
  • Bird Bath – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Bird Bath and was made by TeaDrinker. This impressive card was made using the Stitching Cards Bird bath pattern. TeaDrinker said “It was made with blue, brown, gold, green, antique silver and variegated metallic threads. I decided to colour it in with coloured pencils. It was stitched on a shimmering … Keep reading
  • Birdhouse – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Birdhouse and was made by Pam Zimmerman. This lovely card was made using the Stitching Cards Birdhouse pattern. Pam Zimmerman said “I used DMC Rayon thread. I chalked in the pattern then stitched it. I mounted it with sticky pads to card stock”. This picture was posted in the Stitching … Keep reading
  • Birthday Card for step dad – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Birthday Card for step dad and was made by Littlepossum. This attractive card was made using the windmill and waterwheel from the Form-A-Lines Country Scenes Set Patterns. Littlepossum said: “I joined these two patterns together to make a nicer card for my step dad. I used various metallic threads and … Keep reading
  • Birthday Medallion – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This weeks card is called Birthday Medallion 2 and was made by WestCoaster. This gorgeous card was made using the Stitching Cards Bead Medallion 3: Regal pattern. The pattern uses blue, green and white beads on a yellow background. The bead colours are echoed in the blue and green borders. This picture was posted in … Keep reading
  • Birthday Roses – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Happy Birthday and was made by Kat. This stunning card was made using the Form-A-Lines Fancy Flowers Roses Pattern. Kat said: “I used gold metallic DMC thread on blue card and then put the finished blue card onto a white one. I added gold edging, a couple of gold hearts … Keep reading
  • Black and White Chinese lantern – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Black and White chinese lantern and was made by Must love cats. This amazing card was made using the Stitching Cards Lantern pattern. Must love cats said “Recently I was very inspired by all the black and white cards in the Form-A-Lines gallery/archives. Most of them were stamped cards but … Keep reading
  • Bookmarks as cards as bookmarks – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Bookmarks as cards as bookmarks and was made by FionaB. This good-looking card was made using Stitching Cards Value Pack No. 22: Bookmark Flowers Patterns. FionaB said: “These were designed as bookmarks but I am sending them as open cards with strips of double-sided self-adhesive tape on the inside and … Keep reading
  • Bride and Groom – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Bride and Groom and was made by Pam Zimmerman. This gorgeous card was made using the Stitching Cards Bride and groom pattern. Pam Zimmerman said “I chalked in the groom and the background. I made the bride and groom stand out by putting sticky pads on the back of the … Keep reading
  • Butterflies – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Butterflies and was made by Kate. This attractive card was made using the Form-A-Lines Butterfly 1 Pattern. Kate said “An all occasions card stitched on white hammered card with Kreinik variegated thread and decorated with beads and sequins. Computer generated verse”. This picture was posted in the Forum-A-Lines forum gallery. … Keep reading
  • Camper Van – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Camper Van and was made by Suemcmanus. This attractive card was made using the Form-A-Lines Holiday VW camper van Pattern. Suemcmanus said “I made this for a friend’s 40th birthday and coloured it with Gel Pens.” This picture was posted in the Stitching Cards forum gallery. Editor’s note: Both forums … Keep reading
  • Candles, holly and mistletoe – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Candles, holly and mistletoe and was made by Pam Zimmerman. This stunning card was made using the PinBroidery Candles, holly and mistletoe Pattern. Pam Zimmerman said “I used DMC Rayon thread and Mill Hill Seed beads. I made the card dimensional by placing sticky foam pads on the back of … Keep reading
  • Cat and Mouse – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This weeks card is called Cat and Mouse and was made by Pam Zimmerman. This lovely card was made using the Stitching Cards Christmas cat and mouse pattern. Pam said “DMC Jewell Effect thread was used”. The white oval overlaid on a pastel blue snowflake pattern compliments the stitched design beautifully. This picture was posted … Keep reading
  • Cats on a wall – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Cats on a wall and was made by Adorise. This colourful card was made using the Form-A-Lines Cats on a wall Pattern. The father cat is stitched in black thread, the mother cat is stitched in white thread and the kitten is stitched in a clever combination of black and … Keep reading
  • Cayden’s BD card – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Cayden’s BD card and was made by Nedlnut. This lovely card was made using the Stitching Cards Free Puppy Pattern. Nedlnut said: “The Stitching Cards free doggie pattern was stitched with variegated rayon thread. Inside says “have a dog-gone happy birthday”. This is for my great nephew’s 6th birthday.” This … Keep reading
  • Chess king – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Chess king and was made by Barbarac. This sophisticated card was made using the Stitching Cards Bookmark Chess 1 pattern. Barbarac said “The front is black, white and silver. The insert is bright red. My customer was chuffed!” This picture was posted in the Forum-A-Lines forum gallery. Editor’s note: Both … Keep reading
  • Christening – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Leah Rose’s Christening and was made by Suemcmanus. This attractive card was made using the Stitching Cards Baptism/Christening pattern. Suemcmanus said; “I made this card for my granddaughter’s Christening. It is stitched on yellow card, mounted onto lilac sparkle backing paper.” This picture was posted in the Stitching Cards forum … Keep reading
  • Christmas – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Christmas Card and was made by Basteljeanny. This gorgeous card was made using sections from the Stitching Cards Christmas borders patterns. Basteljeanny said “These are 4 little pictures from the Christmas borders from Stitching Cards. It is stitched with metallic embroidery threads on white paper, with little beads. In the … Keep reading
  • Christmas 2009 – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This weeks card is called Christmas 2009 and was made by Karen. This beautiful card was made using the Stitching Cards Christmas Dove pattern. The dove is stitched on white card in silver thread and the olive branch in green thread. This is mounted on silver card to form a border (it looks black because … Keep reading
  • Christmas bauble – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Christmas bauble and was made by Eileen. This attractive card was made using Free Forum-A-Lines Christmas bauble pattern. This was the first card entered in the Form-A-Lines forum September/October card making challenge. The cards should be based on the free bauble pattern and can be customised in any way the … Keep reading
  • Christmas baubles – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Christmas baubles and was made by Must love cats. This lovely card was made using the baubles pattern from Form-A-Lines Christmas Set No. 9. Must love cats said: “I used traditional christmas colours for this one. I mounted it on red and green paper and added the red ribbon to … Keep reading
  • Christmas candle – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Christmas candle and was made by Nette. This good-looking card was made using the free candle prick and stitch pattern available from this blog. Nette used gold, purple and silver thread on white card with a border of gold peel-off stickers. This picture was posted in the Stitching Cards forum … Keep reading
  • Christmas Candles – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This weeks card is called Christmas and was made by Nette. This beautiful card was made using the Pinbroidery Candles, holly and mistletoe pattern. Nette has framed the design with a peel-off border and added decorative corners with pink and gold background paper. This picture was posted in the Stitching Cards forum gallery. Editor’s note: … Keep reading
  • Christmas clown – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Christmas clown and was made by IvyC. This amusing card was made using the Stitching Cards Bead Clown pattern. IvyC said: “Here is the bead clown done with just stitching. I added some other bits such as a felt hat and shoes.” This picture was posted in the Stitching Cards … Keep reading
  • Christmas Flowers – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Christmas Flowers and was made by WestCoaster. This attractive card was made using the PinBroidery Poinsettia Pattern. WestCoaster said “The pattern was pricked on cream cardstock, then coloured with watercolour pencils and stitched”. This picture was posted in the Stitching Cards forum gallery. Editor’s note: Both forums have closed since … Keep reading
  • Christmas Mix Card – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Christmas Mix Card and was made by Liken. This gorgeous card was made using parts of patterns from the Stitching Cards Value Pack No. 12: Xmas Borders Patterns. Liken said: “It was made with a mix of Christmas patterns from Stitching Cards”. They are stitched on separate squares and mounted … Keep reading
  • Christmas Ornaments – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Christmas Ornaments and was made by WestCoaster. This beautiful card was made using the Stitching Cards Bead Baubles pattern. WestCoaster has embellished the card with attractive background paper and a bauble cut from blue card with a Christmas greeting. This picture was posted in the Stitching Cards forum gallery. Editor’s … Keep reading
  • Christmas Wreath – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Joyous Christmas Wreath and was made by Karen Calkins. This gorgeous card was made using the Stitching Cards Free Holly Wreath Pattern. Karen said “I stitched the pattern on a white card. I used Sulky 100% rayon thread accented with red beads, red ribbon and rub on stickers.” This picture … Keep reading
  • Christmas Wreath – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Christmas Wreath and was made by Usannda. This glittering card was made using the Stitching Cards Bead Holly and Bow pattern. Usannda said “This is one of my favourite Christmas card patterns to stitch. It always turns out so pretty. It is stitched on photo paper which is lovely and … Keep reading
  • Cleopatra – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is “Cleopatra” made by Pipa. It was made using a pattern from the Ancient Egypt patterns booklet. Pip’s comment on the card was “I chose to do it on gold card with blue mirror card under template and then matted onto gold linen cardstock. The detail on the neck/chest has been painted … Keep reading
  • Cleopatra – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Cleopatraand was made by Kaazee. This beautiful card was made using the Form-A-Lines Cleopatra Pattern. Kaazee said “The pattern is stitched in gold, bronze, teal and black. I used my own make-up on the face, blusher etc.”. This picture was posted in the Forum-A-Lines forum gallery. Editor’s note: Both forums … Keep reading
  • Clown – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This weeks card is called Clown and was made by WestCoaster. This colourful card was made using the Stitching Cards Bead Clown pattern. WestCoaster says “I pricked pattern on several different card stocks and then cut out the jacket and trousers before stitching. I stitched through both layers at same time. I added some balloons too”. … Keep reading
  • Clown – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Clown and was made by Pam Zimmerman. This amusing card was made using the Stitching Cards Bead Clown pattern. Pam Zimmerman said: “I made the picture on a separate piece of card stock then mounted on a card with speciality paper. I made this for a friend that is down … Keep reading
  • Congratulations – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called congratulations and was made by Patricia. This eye-catching card was made using the Stitching Cards Toast pattern. Patricia said: “The pattern was made into a wedding card for my niece with peel off “bubbles” and wording. It was mounted on punched red mirror paper and gold sparkle card. Inside I … Keep reading
  • Country basket – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This weeks card is called Country basket and was made by Pipa. This fine-looking card was made using the Stitching Cards Basket of Flowers pattern. Pipa said: “It was stitched in silk rayon threads with small gold beads added”. The cream and brown gingham background gives it a wonderful country look. It was posted in … Keep reading
  • Creeper – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This weeks card is called Creeper and was made by Jasu. This beautiful card was made using the Pinbroidery WM-5-Creeper Pattern. Jasu says “I stitched it on a pale green hammered card, with deep green and pink silk thread, then mounted it onto pink card.” It was posted in the Forum-A-Lines forum gallery. Would you … Keep reading
  • Cupcake birthday card – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Cupcake birthday card and was made by Aud. This stunning card was made using Stitching Cards Cupcake pattern. Aud said “This is the very recently released pattern and is one of four cards I have made already!”. This picture was posted in the Stitching Cards forum gallery. Editor’s note: Both … Keep reading
  • Dream catcher – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This weeks card is called Dream Catcher and was made by Hiyawaka. This attractive card was made using the Stitching Cards Dreamcatcher pattern. Hiyawaka said “I used metallic copper, silver, pink and black threads. I added a few beads to this pattern. To make the beads lay flat I punch an extra hole”. This picture … Keep reading
  • Easter egg – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This weeks card is called Easter Egg and was made by Usannda. This beautiful card was made using the Stitching Cards Free Easter Egg pattern. Usannda says “I stitched this on white cardstock that I had trimmed out first. When it was stitched I swiped some pink ink along the edges for fun”. It was … Keep reading
  • Easter Flowers – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This weeks card is called Easter Flowers and was made by TeaDrinker. This stunning card was made using the Stitching Cards Easter Flowers pattern. TeaDrinker says “I decided to back stitch around the trumpet of the daffodil, to make it stand out better. That’s the cross stitcher in me.” It was posted in the Stitching … Keep reading
  • Fawn and Squirrel in fall – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Fawn and Squirrel in fall and was made by Basteljeanny. This eye catching card was made using the Stitching Cards Fawn and Squirrel pattern. Basteljeanny said “I like fall and I stitched a lot of cards for my freinds”. This picture was posted in the Stitching Cards forum gallery. Editor’s … Keep reading
  • Flamingo thank you – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is “Flamingo Thank You” made by Tojennymom. It was made using the Stitching Cards flamingo bookmark pattern. I love the use of orange and green rectangles beautifully complimented with the yellow quarter circle representing the sun with stitched rays. The Thank You message is also stitched. It was posted in the Stitching … Keep reading
  • Flamingos – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week we have two cards called Flamingo 2009 made by Playdirt. These Valentine’s cards were made using the Stitching Cards Flamingos pattern. Playdirt has given each card a different border. She said “the one with the dark red borders will be for my hubby”. These attractive cards were posted in the Stitching Cards forum gallery. Would you … Keep reading
  • Football world championship – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Football world championship and was made by Basteljeanny. This topical card was made using the Stitching Cards Football pattern. Basteljeanny said “I stitched with the national colours from Germany – black, red and gold on a white card”. This picture was posted in the Stitching Cards forum gallery. Editor’s note: … Keep reading
  • Four birds singing – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Four Birds singing and was made by Jasu. This delightful card was made using the PinBroidery Four calling birds Pattern. Jasu said: “It was stitched on cream coloured cards with plain green, black and variegated silk threads, and then mounted onto textured green card. I used black beads for the … Keep reading
  • Fox in autumn – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Fox in autumn and was made by Basteljeanny. This eye-catching card was made using the Stitching Cards Red fox pattern. Basteljeanny said “The fox is stitched on a white oval card and the leaves are punched”. This picture was posted in the Stitching Cards forum gallery. Editor’s note: Both forums … Keep reading
  • Friend Birthday – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Friend Birthday and was made by WestCoaster. This elegant card was made using the Stitching Cards Bead Medallion 5: Heart Leaves pattern. The pattern uses green, blue and gold seed beads on a white background. The green words compliment the green beads and the blue and green borders finish the … Keep reading
  • Fundraiser – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Breast Cancer Fundraiser and was made by Nedlnut. There are two beautiful cards made using the Stitching Cards Free Awareness Ribbon Pattern which has a choice of two sizes of ribbon. Nedlnut said: “In October, we held a month-long breast cancer fundraiser. The owner of A Stamp Artist Place and I donated … Keep reading
  • Gloria’s 60th – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Gloria’s 60th and was made by Nette. This stunning card was made using the PinBroidery Initial G Pattern. The card is stitched on white card and the initial G coloured with purple chalk. It is mounted on square of decorative paper and this mounted on a white card blank. A … Keep reading
  • Gold and bottle green – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Gold and bottle green and was made by Eileen. This attractive card was made using the Form-A-Lines Narrow Boat Flowers Roses Pattern. Eileen said: “It a lovely bottle green and gold but it hasn’t scanned very well.” Editor’s note: Both forums have closed since this page was published. The Facebook … Keep reading
  • Golden Anniversary – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Golden Anniversary and was made by TeaDrinker. This lovely card was made using the Stitching Cards Turtles pattern. TeaDrinker said, “The turtles are stitched onto a white scalloped edged card using metallic thread. I added black seed beads for their eyes. I mounted it onto a cream card and added … Keep reading
  • Golden wedding – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Golden wedding card and was made by Aud. This striking card was made using the Heart Circle pattern available free from the Pinbroidery website. Aud said: “I have erased the personal detail.” These are now shown as white squares. This picture was posted in the Stitching Cards forum gallery. Editor’s … Keep reading
  • Golden Wedding Anniversary – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Golden Wedding Anniversary and was made by Capricorn. This attractive card was made using the Stitching Cards Happy Anniversary pattern. Capricorn said: “I made this card for my dear brother and sister-in-law. For the stitched names I used font 340 from Stitching Cards. The gold thread I used is very … Keep reading
  • Gran’s 90th – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This weeks card is called My Great Gran’s 90th Card and was made by EmmaJ. This beautiful card was made using the Pinbroidery Numbers Patterns. The numbers 9 and 0 were mounted on a rectangular card to create a gorgeous large card. EmmaJ said “The finished size of card was A5. I was so pleased … Keep reading
  • Guitar – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Guitar and was made by Patricia. This striking card was made using the Form-A-Lines Music – Guitar Pattern. Patricia said “My first attempt was stitched on the music background paper. I improved the guitar by making a plain one on top of the background paper and then stitching in metallic … Keep reading
  • Guitar birthday – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Guitar birthday and was made by Dori. This attractive card was made using the Stitching Cards Bead Guitar pattern. Dori said; “I made this card for my guitar-playing grandson’s birthday. It is embroidered on white, mounted on a brown card. The guitar beads are brown. I used gold bugle beads … Keep reading
  • Happiness – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Happiness and was made by Capricorn. This attractive card was made using the PinBroidery WM-5-Creeper Pattern. Capricorn said “The pattern is stitched directly on to a cream card. I used dark green and coral silk threads.” This picture was posted in the Stitching Cards forum gallery. Editor’s note: Both forums … Keep reading
  • Happy 1st Christmas – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Happy 1st Christmas and was made by Nette. This adorable card was made using the Stitching Cards Skating snowmen pattern. Nette said: “It was stitched on a white card, with pink, blue, copper and variegated thread’s. I used peel offs for the frame and diamante for the snow and buttons. … Keep reading
  • Happy 21st Birthday – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Happy 21st Birthday and was made by Nette. This eye-catching card was made using the Stitching Cards Helicopter with Cake pattern. Sequins are used to add colour and sparkle to the helicopter’s eye and tail plus the candle flames. This picture was posted in the Stitching Cards forum gallery. Editor’s … Keep reading
  • Happy Birthday – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Happy Birthday and was made by Kiri. This attractive card was made using the Form-A-Lines Quilt Block Love Pattern with words from the Form-A-Lines Quilt Block Birthday Pattern. This picture was posted in the Stitching Cards forum gallery. Editor’s note: Both forums have closed since this page was published. The … Keep reading
  • Happy Birthday – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Happy Birthday and was made by Jasu. This jolly card was made using the Stitching Cards Fairy pattern. This picture was posted in the Stitching Cards forum gallery. Editor’s note: Both forums have closed since this page was published. The Facebook groups for Stitching Cards and Form-A-Lines have taken over … Keep reading
  • Happy Birthday Emy – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Happy Birthday Emyand was made by Jasu. This pretty card was made using the Form-A-Lines Flower Oval Star Flowers Pattern. Jasu said, “I stitched with gold and variegated metallic threads, on cream card, then mounted it onto purple and cream card. I added gems in the centre of the flowers … Keep reading
  • Happy Birthday Kamal – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Happy Birthday Kamal and was made by Jasu. This lovely card was made using the PinBroidery Initial K Pattern. Jasu said “I stitched on white hammered card with deep green, orange and yellow silk and metallic gold threads. Then mounted onto dark green and white card, and then added peel … Keep reading
  • Happy Easter – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Happy Easter and was made by Nedlnut. This chic card was made using the Stitching Cards Free Easter Egg Pattern. The easter egg is decorated with pink, blue and green seed beads. This picture was posted in the Stitching Cards forum gallery. Editor’s note: Both forums have closed since this … Keep reading
  • Happy Easter – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Happy Easter and was made by WestCoaster. This delightful card was made using the Stitching Cards Free Easter Egg Pattern. WestCoaster said “The pattern is stitched on mottled yellow cards and backed with pink cards. It is attached to the card with small green butterfly brads”. This picture was posted … Keep reading
  • Happy Easter – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Happy Easter and was made by Nette. This attractive card was made using the Stitching Cards Bunny in a basket pattern. A paper flower was added to the basket handle and “Happy Easter” words were added with a gold sticker. The border is decorative paper with an inner line added … Keep reading
  • Happy Easter 2 – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Happy Easter 2 and was made by Basteljeanny. This charming card was made using the Form-A-Lines Rabbits Pattern. Basteljeanny has added a stitched oval and decorated this with punched-out flowers and jewels. It is stitched on white card and mounted on purple card to give a border that matches the … Keep reading
  • Heart With Roses – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Heart With Roses and was made by Pam Zimmerman. This stylish card was made using the Form-A-Lines Heart and Roses Pattern. Pam Zimmerman said: “DMC rayon white thread was used. I glittered the edges and used sticky pads to bring out the pattern. I added a polka a dot background. … Keep reading
  • Hedgehogs – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Hedgehogs and was made by Must love cats. This splendid card was made using the Stitching Cards Hedgehogs pattern. Must love cats said; “This is an extremely versatile pattern. I’ve used it for adult and children birthdays and it’s even worked well as an anniversary and engagement card. This one … Keep reading
  • Hedgehogs in love – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This weeks card is called Hedgehogs in love and was made by TeaDrinker. This charming card was made using the Stitching Cards Hedgehogs pattern. TeaDrinker says “I had to do this pattern for my parents anniversary. They love hedgehogs. I added the hearts from a bookmark pattern too.” It was posted in the Stitching Cards forum … Keep reading
  • Holly wreath – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Holly wreath and was made by Capricorn. This eye-catching card was made using the Stitching Cards free holly wreath pattern. Capricorn said “It is stitched on cream card mounted on green. Instead of using beads I glued on red gem stones. Peel-off edging was used to finish the cream card. … Keep reading
  • Jackie’s birthday – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Jackie’s birthdayand was made by Nette. This attractive card was made using the Form-A-Lines Fanciful Cat with a Goldfish Pattern . The pattern is stitched on white card and coloured with pencils. It is edged with gold peel-off border stickers and mounted on a mesh background. This picture was posted in … Keep reading
  • Julie’s birthday – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This weeks card is called Julie’s birthday and was made by Nette. This striking card was made using a pattern from the Form-A-Lines Oriental Flowers Patterns Booklet. This card uses an excellent choice of colours with the purple flowers being complimented by mounting the stitching on a purple rectangle. It was posted in the Stitching … Keep reading
  • Kocham cie means I love you – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Kocham Cie means I love you and was made by Liken. This gorgeous card was made using the Form-A-Lines Heart and Key Pattern. Kocham cie is Polish for I love you. Liken said: “I stitched a heart pattern from Form-A-Lines, cut it out and stick it on a red paper.” … Keep reading
  • Lady with umbrella – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Lady with umbrella and was made by Kate. This attractive card was made using the Stitching Cards Bookmark Lady with umbrella pattern. Kate said: “This is one of my favourite stitching cards patterns; it was made for a book lover. The dress is stitched in turquoise with variegated thread for … Keep reading
  • Lambretta Scooter – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    ?This week’s card is called Lambretta Scooter and was made by Suemcmanus. This eye-catching card was made using the Form-A-Lines Leisure Lambretta scooter Pattern. Suemcmanus said “The pattern is stitched on lilac card which is mounted on purple card with spotted backing paper.” This picture was posted in the Stitching Cards forum gallery. Editor’s note: … Keep reading
  • Laurens sewing – forum gallery stitching cards of the week
    This week we feature two cards by 8 year old Lauren posted in the Form-A-Lines forum gallery by Nanna as Laurens sewing. They were made using Stitching Cards Bookmark Flower 1 pattern and Stitching Cards Teddy pattern. Nanna said “My 8year old granddaughter wanted to do some sewing at the weekend so she pricked all … Keep reading
  • Little dog – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Little dog and was made by Basteljeanny. This adorable card was made using the Stitching Cards Labrador puppy pattern. Basteljeanny said; “I stitched the little dog for my best girl friend for her birthday.” This picture was posted in the Stitching Cards forum gallery. Editor’s note: Both forums have closed since … Keep reading
  • Little hedgehogs – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Little hedgehogs and was made by Capricorn. This adorable card was made using the Stitching Cards Christmas Hedgehogs pattern. Capricorn said “Two little hedgehogs on a snowy Christmas Eve, stitched in silver thread on white card mounted on red on to white, berries are red gemstones and glass beads.” This … Keep reading
  • Lovely hamster – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Lovely hamster and was made by Basteljeanny. This amusing card was made using the Stitching Cards Mouse/Hamster pattern. Basteljeanny said: “I like hamster and today I stitched a hamster in his home with a lot of food”. This picture was posted in the Stitching Cards forum gallery. Editor’s note: Both … Keep reading
  • Lovely toddler – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Lovely toddler and was made by Liken. This gorgeous card was made using the Stitching Cards Bookmark Baby pattern. Liken said; “I used a single pattern from the Bookmark Baby (Stitching Cards) on a paper rosette, and added the inscription ‘Lovely toddler’ in polish.” This picture was posted in the … Keep reading
  • Mary and baby – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is “Mary and baby” made by Belfast crafter. It was made using the Stitching Cards Mary and baby pattern. The picture is beautifully enhanced with gold sticker corners, colourful ribbon and a Christmas greetings sticker. It was posted in the Stitching Cards forum gallery. Would you like to enter your card as … Keep reading
  • Mary’s 75th – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Mary’s 75th and was made by Nedlnut. This impressive card was made using Pinbroidery number patterns. Nedlnut said “The numbers 7 and 5 have been chalked in red”. This picture was posted in the Stitching Cards forum gallery. Editor’s note: Both forums have closed since this page was published. The … Keep reading
  • Merry Christmas – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This weeks card is called Merry Christmas and was made by Hhiyawaka. This stunning card was made using the Pinbroidery Sleigh Pattern. By mounting the square sleigh design on a larger card a rectangular card is created. Hiyawaka said “I made it using the new Pinbroidery pattern. I wish I had used a brighter green … Keep reading
  • Mothers day – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This weeks card is called Mothers day and was made by Nette. This stunning card was made using the bird in a thorn bush pattern from the Form-A-Lines Oriental Flowers Patterns Booklet. It is stitched in pink, brown and silver thread on white card. This is mounted on a pink card with rectangles of purple … Keep reading
  • Motorbike – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This weeks card is called motorbike card for husband’s birthday and was made by Littlepossum. This attractive card was made using the Stitching Cards Motorbike pattern. Littlepossum says “I made this for my husbands birthday. He rides a blue and black motorbike, so I thought it was ideal to make for him. I backstitched around the edges … Keep reading
  • Motorbike – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Motorbike and was made by Usannda. This attractive card was made using the Form-A-Lines Motorcycle Pattern. Usannda said “I stitched this with a variety of thread and colours to make it more attractive for a 15 year old boy”. This picture was posted in the Stitching Cards forum gallery. Editor’s … Keep reading
  • New Baby – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This weeks card is called New Baby and was made by WestCoaster. This beautiful baby card was made using the Stitching Cards Pram pattern. The pram is stitched in lilac and green thread with a blue border. These colours are cleverly echoed in the squares of the background paper and the lettering. This shows amazing … Keep reading
  • New born girl – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called New born girl and was made by Liken. This adorable card was made using the Stitching Cards Bookmark Baby pattern. Liken said “I used the bookmark pattern from Stitching Cards and added a ribbon plus a stamped message: 50% of Mum, 50% of Dad.” This picture was posted in the … Keep reading
  • Noel baubles – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This weeks card is called Noel baubles and was made by Nette. This attractive card was made using the Stitching Cards Noel baubles pattern. This picture was posted in the Stitching Cards forum gallery. Editor’s note: Both forums have closed since this page was published. The Facebook groups for Stitching Cards and Form-A-Lines have taken … Keep reading
  • Old Bike – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Old Bike and was made by Kiwiali (Alison). This eye-catching card was made using the Form-A-Lines Vintage – Penny farthing Bicycle Pattern. Kiwiali said: “The stitched bicycle is metallic brown and black thread. The background paper came from the Internet”. This picture was posted in the Form-A-Lines forum gallery. Editor’s … Keep reading
  • Partridge in a Pear Tree – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Merry Christmas and was made by Nette. This attractive card was made using the PinBroidery Partridge in a pear tree Rt Pattern. It is stitched on cream card then mounted on gold card and white card to create borders. This picture was posted in the Stitching Cards forum gallery. Editor’s note: Both … Keep reading
  • Patio Table – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Patio Table and was made by WestCoaster. This charming card was made using the Form-A-Lines window with table pattern. WestCoaster said “The pattern is stitched on white card then coloured with watercolour pencils. It is framed with a green scalloped border and mounted on patterned cardstock”. This picture was posted … Keep reading
  • Peacock – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is “Peacock” made by Lady Di. It was made using the Stitching Cards Peacock pattern. It is stitched on a circle of white card. This is mounted on a blue card. This is then mounted on a checkered background with a punched edging. The overall effect is beautiful and very creative. It … Keep reading
  • Pink beaded flower – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is “pink beaded flower card” made by jojo.mary. It was made using the Stitching Cards Stitching Cards Bead Flower 10 pattern. Pink bugle and seed beads are stitched on with pink thread. This is mounted on to a pale green triangle trifold card. The overall effect is stunning. It was posted in … Keep reading
  • Poinsettia – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Poinsettia and was made by Sparkle. This beautiful card was made using the PinBroidery Poinsettia Pattern. Sparkle said; “I have used a sparkly thread for this.” This picture was posted in the Stitching Cards forum gallery. Editor’s note: Both forums have closed since this page was published. The Facebook groups … Keep reading
  • Pop up style easel card – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Pop up style easel card and was made by Nanna. This attractive card was made using the PinBroidery Number Patterns 6 and 0. Nanna said “The template is from David’s prick and stitch blog. The numbers are from the Pinbroidery site”. Here is a link to the pop up slider card … Keep reading
  • Pretty pink and pearls – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This weeks card is called Pretty pink and pearls 2 and was made by Becstar. This eye-catching card was made using the Stitching Cards Three Bead Flowers pattern. Becstar says “This is an experiment using a patterned background.” It was posted in the Stitching Cards forum gallery. Would you like to enter your card as … Keep reading
  • Prom – forum gallery stitching layout of the week
    This week we feature, not a card, but a scrapbook layout called Prom. It was posted by Alleycat. This beautiful layout uses the Stitching Cards Bead Medallion 3: Regal pattern to add decorative pink flowers to the design. Alleycat has posted several more beautiful scrapbook layouts with beaded stitching in the Stitching Cards forum gallery. … Keep reading
  • Red Lily – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Tulip from Stitching Cards and was made by Liken. This eye-catching card was made using the Stitching Cards Lily pattern. The card is stitched on white card and mounted on a larger rectangle of red card to form a border. This is mounted on a larger card with white and … Keep reading
  • Red Rose Bush – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Red Rose Bush and was made by Puffinfan. This eye catching card was made using the Stitching Cards Rose Bush pattern. Puffinfan said “The Stitching Cards rose bush is coloured in and stitched in red. It is finished off using MS punches and peel-offs with a couple of butterflies”. This … Keep reading
  • Robert’s Birthday – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Robert’s Birthday and was made by Nette. This good-looking card was made using the Stitching Cards Sailing boat pattern. The pattern is stitched on white card mounted on a blue watery background paper to form an attractive border. The sea and sun are coloured with chalks. This picture was posted … Keep reading
  • Rose birthday – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is “Rose birthday card” made by Jasu. It was made using a pattern from the Form-A-Lines Flower Vase Patterns Booklet. The card is elegant and stylish. It is stitched on a cream background with a brighter cream border. This is mounted on a white card with a gold border. It was posted … Keep reading
  • Rudolph – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This weeks card is called Rudolph and was made by Gill 4. This eye-catching card was made using the reindeer from the Form-A-Lines Christmas 18 patterns booklet. Form-A-Lines are designed to look good in a single colour of thread. However, Gill said “I decided to use coloured threads to stitch him.”. The result is very … Keep reading
  • Sailboat & Sunset – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Sailboat & Sunset and was made by WestCoaster. This lovely card was made using the Stitching Cards Sunset pattern. WestCoaster said “I stitched on blue cardstock and mounted this on dark pink to bring out the sunset”. This picture was posted in the Stitching Cards forum gallery. Editor’s note: Both … Keep reading
  • Sailing – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Sailing and was made by Basteljeanny. This good-looking card was made using the Stitching Cards Lighthouse pattern plus the boat from the Stitching Cards Sunset pattern. Basteljeanny said “This card is for a man who likes sailing. I used the lighthouse pattern and the little boat from the sunset pattern”. … Keep reading
  • Santa Suit – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Santa Suit and was made by Pam Zimmerman. This amusing card was made using the Stitching Cards Santa Costume pattern. Pam said “DMC Rayon Thread was used. Vintage Card Stock was used to add color.” This picture was posted in the Stitching Cards forum gallery. Editor’s note: Both forums have … Keep reading
  • Scarecrow – I like Halloween! – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Scarecrow – I like Halloween! and was made by Basteljeanny. This dazzling card was made using the Stitching Cards Scarecrow pattern. Basteljeanny said “I stitched the melons as pumpkins with light orange and light green. The border leaves and the flowers are punched and the bats are stickers”. This picture … Keep reading
  • Seashells with decoupage – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This weeks card is called Seashells with decoupage and was made by TeaDrinker. This attractive card was made using the Stitching Cards Shells and starfish pattern. TeaDrinker said “This was made with David’s seashell and starfish pattern. I moved things around a little and added the decoupage seashells at the bottom”. This picture was posted … Keep reading
  • Sefer Torah pattern added at Stitching Cards
    A Sefer Torah pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection. The Sefer Torah scroll contains the five books of Moses hand written on parchment. It is the holiest of all books of Jewish Tanach. It would make a beautiful card for Bar Mitzvah. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm (6 … Keep reading
  • Shades of brown – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Shades of brown and was made by Kate. This gorgeous card was made using the Form-A-Lines Elegant Hat 2 Pattern. Kate said: “I reduced the elegant hats pattern. It is stitched in copper with brads in the same colour.” This picture was posted in the Forum-A-Lines forum gallery. Editor’s note: … Keep reading
  • Sleeping Gnome – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Sleeping Gnome and was made by Pam Zimmerman. This attractive card was made using the Stitching Cards Gnome Sleeping pattern. Pam Zimmerman said: “DMC Floss was used. I chalked the entire card and used sticky pads to add the pattern to the card. I left the card blank because it … Keep reading
  • Snowboarders’ Wedding – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This weeks card is called Snowboarders’ Wedding and was made by Aud. This Unusual wedding card was made using the Stitching Cards Snowboarder pattern. Aud said: “I copied David’s design and duplicated it for this card for avid snowboarders as requested by my friend”. The result is an amusing twist on the original design and a … Keep reading
  • Spring flowers – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Spring flowers and was made by Liken. This dazzling card was made using the PinBroidery WM-6-Marigolds Pattern. The thread colours have been cleverly chosen to match the vibrant background paper giving the whole card the wow factor. This picture was posted in the Stitching Cards forum gallery. Editor’s note: Both … Keep reading
  • Stars – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is “Stars” made by Lady Di. It was made using the Stitching Cards Bow with stars pattern. The stitched pattern is beautifully complimented by the background papers. The red spots on the background perfectly echo the holly berries. The overall effect is a rich Christmassy feel. It was posted in the Stitching … Keep reading
  • Stitched cats – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Stitched cats and was made by Jenny. This eye-catching card was made using the Form-A-Lines Cats on a wall Pattern. Jenny said “This was stitched on glitter card, and not easy to photograph! The card was done for a challenge with animals and friendship”. This picture was posted in the … Keep reading
  • Stitched Santa – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Stitched Santa and was made by GillM. This attractive card was made using the Form-A-Lines Santa C14-1 Pattern. GillM said; “I stitched this Santa from Form-A-Lines in coloured thread on a pearlescent card and also backstitched all the outlines. I then coloured him in using my promarkers.” This picture was posted in the … Keep reading
  • Stitched wreath – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is “stitched wreath” made by Eileen Scott. It was made using a pattern from the Stitching Cards Bow with stars pattern. This gorgeous Christmas card is stitched on white card with a red border. This is mounted on a gold patterned card. A strip of zigzag paper is attached with eyelets. It … Keep reading
  • Stitching and CB – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is Stitching and CB” made by Eileen Scott. It was made using a pattern from Stitching Cards Flower Border With Love. Eileen’s comment on the card was “I’ve been sorting out my box of unfinished bits and found quite a few stitched fronts for cards so have been finishing them off”. The … Keep reading
  • Sympathy – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This weeks card is called Sympathy and was made by Usannda. This lovingly created card uses parts from two patterns; Stitching Cards Baptism/Christening pattern and the Stitching Cards Flower Border Thinking of You pattern. The lettering is stitched using the Stitching Cards TrueType Font 360. Usannda says “I made this card for my sister who … Keep reading
  • Thanksgiving – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Thanksgiving Card and was made by Jasu. This attractive card was made using the Stitching Cards Thanksgiving Cornucopia pattern. Jasu said “It is stitched on cream hammered card with silky orange, purple, pale green and gold metallic threads. Then it was painted with chalk.” This picture was posted in the … Keep reading
  • Thinking of you – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Thinking of you and was made by Dutchess. This lovely card was made using the Stitching Cards Basket of Flowers pattern. Dutchess said: “I decided to make a ‘thinking of you’ card and use one of my favourite Stitching cards patterns ‘Basket of Flowers’. I tried to keep the colours … Keep reading
  • Three Butterflies – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Three Butterflies and was made by Must love cats. This lovely card was made using the Stitching Cards Free Butterfly Pattern. Must love cats said; “I adapted the free Stitching Cards “Butterfly” pattern to make this card. I added a gold thread border around each butterfly and then used an … Keep reading
  • Three stitching cards from the Form-A-Lines gallery
    Here are three beautiful stitching cards that were posted in the Form-A-Lines gallery this week. The card makers have all adapted the patterns in a creative way. Another Easel by Katharine was made with PinBroidery initial patterns. Katharine said, “This was a wedding commission. I had to play around with David’s initials to get the greenery … Keep reading
  • Tin Anniversary – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This weeks card is called 10th (Tin) Anniversary and was made by Patsy. This novel tin was decorated with a card made using the Pinbroidery number patterns. Patsy said “I made this for my daughter’s 10th wedding anniversary. The stitched 10th Card is stuck on to the lid of a ‘Scrapbook in a tin’. The tin … Keep reading
  • Train – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is “Train” made by Nedlnut. It was made using a pattern from the Stitching Cards Train pattern. The train is stitched on a white rectangle of card. The design is enhanced by mounting it on train pattern paper in bright colours. It is a beautiful card for a young boy or a … Keep reading
  • Trev’s 70th – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This weeks card is called Trev’s 70th and was made by Nette. This beautiful card was made using the Stitching Cards Wheelbarrow pattern. The wheelbarrow pattern is stitched on white card mounted on two shades of green. Clip art boots and a seed try add to the gardening theme. The greeting is added with peel-off … Keep reading
  • Tulips – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This weeks card is called Tulips and was made by Littlepossum. This gorgeous card was made using the Pinbroidery WM-4-Tulips pattern. Littlepossum said “I stitched with orange and green silk threads on shimmer cardstock and then mounted it with orange cardstock. I added a bit of ribbon to finish off the card”. It was posted … Keep reading
  • Two Dolphins – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is “Two Dolphins” made by Katharine. It was made using the Stitching Cards Dolphins pattern. Katharine’s comment on the card was “This was a very specific commission, preferably a square card, aqua and silver with two dolphins. It was for one of the four siblings who share a birthday to give to … Keep reading
  • Valentine card – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Valentine card and was made by Jasu. This attractive card was made using the Stitching Cards Hares pattern inside heart shapes created by the card maker. Jasu said: “It is stitched on white hammered card, with gold and red metallic threads, mounted onto red and white card. I created the … Keep reading
  • Valentine Toast – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This weeks card is called Valentine Toast and was made by WestCoaster. This Valentine card was made using the Stitching Cards Toast pattern. WestCoaster said “I cut out the stitched portion and mounted it on the card with pop dots and used a couple of ‘bling’ jewels on the hearts”. This eye-catching card was posted … Keep reading
  • Violet easel card – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Violet easel card and was made by Liken. This exquisite card was made using the PinBroidery WM-4-Tulips Pattern. Liken said; “I made this easel card from a Pinbroidery Pattern. I added butterflies and a crocheted flower.” This picture was posted in the Stitching Cards forum gallery. Editor’s note: Both forums … Keep reading
  • Wedding Anniversary – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This weeks card is called Wedding Anniversary and was made by Jasu. This attractive card was made using the Stitching Cards Hares pattern. Jasu said: “It was stitched on white card with gold metallic thread. Then it was layered/mounted on gold and white card”. It was posted in the Stitching Cards forum gallery. Would you … Keep reading
  • Wedding card – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Wedding card and was made by Liken. This beautiful card was made using the Form-A-Lines Wedding Hearts Pattern. Liken said “This is one of my favourite wedding patterns from Form-A-Lines in a colourful version.” This picture was posted in the Stitching Cards forum gallery. Editor’s note: Both forums have closed … Keep reading
  • Wedding card – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Wedding card and was made by Liken. This beautiful card was made using the Form-A-Lines Wedding Hearts Pattern. It is stitched in gold and silver thread on white card and framed with a silver cut-out border. This picture was posted in the Stitching Cards forum gallery. Editor’s note: Both forums … Keep reading
  • Wedding Day – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This weeks card is called Wedding Day and was made by Nette. This inspirational card was made using a pattern from the Form-A-Lines Wedding Patterns booklet. The stitching is beautifully complimented by the background. The name stickers make the card really personal to the recipients. It was posted in the Stitching Cards forum gallery. Would … Keep reading
  • Wedding Hearts – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Wedding Hearts and was made by Pam Zimmerman. This beautiful card was made using Form-A-Lines Wedding Hearts Pattern. Pam Zimmerman said “DMC metallic gold and green thread was used. I used beads for the flowers. Satin paper was used to stitch the pattern mounted on a gold background”. This picture … Keep reading
  • Wedding Veil – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Wedding Veil and was made by Stitchaway. This gorgeous card was made using the Stitching Cards Wedding veil pattern. Stitchaway said “I have added a little piece of organza ribbon and gathered it just under the beads”. This picture was posted in the Stitching Cards forum gallery. Editor’s note: Both … Keep reading
  • Wild rose and Easter cross – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Wild rose and Easter cross and was made by Pam Zimmerman. This beautiful card was made using the Wild rose and Easter cross card stitching pattern available free from the Card Inspirations website. Pam Zimmerman said: “DMC floss was used and I chalked the background then used sticky pads to … Keep reading
  • Woman with hat – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Woman with hat and was made by Basteljeanny. This gorgeous card was made using the Form-A-Lines Elegant Hat 2 Pattern. Basteljeanny said “I made this card for a girlfriend who likes elegant hats”. This picture was posted in the Stitching Cards forum gallery. Editor’s note: Both forums have closed since … Keep reading
  • Xmas Tree – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Xmas Tree and was made by Kiri. This eye-catching card was made using the Stitching Cards Bow with stars pattern. Kiri said, “I stitched on white card with red, gold and green thread.” This picture was posted in the Stitching Cards forum gallery. Editor’s note: Both forums have closed since … Keep reading
  • Xmas Tree – forum gallery stitching card of the week
    This week’s card is called Xmas Tree and was made by Sue McManus. This attractive card was made using the Form-A-Lines Christmas Tree Pattern. Sue McManus said: “It was stitched on white card and mounted on Christmas tree backing paper”. This picture was posted in the Stitching Cards forum gallery. Editor’s note: Both forums have … Keep reading