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Chicken Scratch resources

Started by Holly Cooper in General topics. Last reply by LJ Hubbard 9 hours ago. 1 Reply

I remember my mother stitching a pattern on the hem of a gingham dress for me in a cross stitch pattern, probably in the late 1950's. After diving into the internet a few times, I have found this is sometimes called chicken scratch. I have tried it…Continue

Tags: gingham, scratch, chicken, stitch, cross

Family Quilts

Started by Rose White in Looking for a pattern... 13 hours ago. 0 Replies

I am currently feverishly working on making a new quilt for each of my three children, two grandchildren, a great grandson, and all of the associated inlaws (4). I need to have them done and wrapped by mid-March. Fortunately for me, I have two…Continue

Washing piece with beading and silk?

Started by Rebecca Górzyńska in Textile How-To: Questions & Explanations yesterday. 0 Replies

I am working on a project, 18x18", of silk and cotton threads and glass beads on cotton batik. I originally thought to make it into an art quilt/wall hanging, but I am worried it will get dusty and dirty and there will be no good way to clean it…Continue

procrastination

Started by Charlene Munson in Stitchin' Fingers: Site Info, News, & Questions. Last reply by Charlene Munson on Thursday. 15 Replies

Hello everyone -  I'm new to this site and new to chat groups on a computer.  Mostly, I'm a looky loo.  Two years ago I started a cross stitch (Frederick the Literate) (I'm a novice to stitching and wanted a quiet activity other than…Continue

Ad Spaces for Stitchin' Fingers Available

Started by Mary Corbet in Stitchin' Fingers: Site Info, News, & Questions. Last reply by BETH SHAW on Thursday. 2 Replies

Howdy, All!If you're a needlework or fiber arts-related business and would like to advertise on Stitchin' Fingers, you are welcome to contact me for ad rates. Only four dedicated ad spaces are available on Stitchin' Fingers, and they are available…Continue

Picasso´s Chanticleer (Rooster)

Started by Marva Nunez in Looking for a pattern... on Tuesday. 0 Replies

Hi, many years ago a store had this pattern for sale. I have looked for it, but I guess it is no longer in stock. It was like an outline; the body was not fully stitched. If I recall correctly, only the feathers were completely stitched.Any help…Continue

Stitching is my therapy!

Started by Jocelyn Thurston in Blogs and blogging. Last reply by Jocelyn Thurston on Tuesday. 4 Replies

Just so happy to have found you all.I'm a retiree who finally has the time to devote to my loves...embroidery, quilting, knitting and crocheting. I also love to eat and cook and bake.   I have an almost daily blog  canadianneedlenana.blogspot.com…Continue

Japanese embroidery blog

Started by Jane in Blogs and blogging. Last reply by Annette Duggan on Tuesday. 3 Replies

Hi all, I'm just getting back to using stitchin fingers again after quite a while away for one reason and another.I'm also planning to getting back to blogging regularly. I blog about traditional Japanese embroidery, about creating my own designs…Continue

 
 
 

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