Tag: Helen Philipps

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Celebrating Women in Craft | International Woman’s Day

Today, March 8th is International Woman’s Day, a worldwide event that celebrates women’s achievements – from the political to the social – while calling for gender equality. To recognise International Woman’s Day we are celebrating some of the amazingly talented women in craft. To create what some of these ladies do takes a huge amount of…

Stitched Linen Gift Bags

Stitched Linen Gift Bags

How’s this for a great idea this Christmas? Helen Philipps shows you how to make stitched linen gift bags in such a simple way… a pretty way to create your own DIY gift wrap this Christmas. These sweet little drawstring bags would be perfect to hold precious gifts, perhaps jewellery or other sparkly trinkets. You…

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DIY Cross Stitch Roses Pincushion

This beautiful cross stitch roses pincushion designed by Helen Philipps is easy to make – very vintage, very pretty and very useful at the same time! Cross stitch roses are timeless and work well with so many fabrics.   You Will Need • 28-count linen in pale pink, 10cm (4in) square • DMC stranded cottons…

free cross stitch chart | I love cross stitch

Free Cross Stitch Chart | I Love Cross Stitch

The work basket, cotton reel and pincushion motifs in this free cross stitch chart are easy to stitch. You could  stitch the design as a card as shown or even as a little picture for a sewing room! Stitch count 35 x 23 Design size 6.3 x 4.2cm This free cross stitch chart was excerpted…

Free Cross Stitch Charts | Ohio Star Gift Tags

These free cross stitch charts make perfect little tags to accompany  a sampler or other gift. Stitch them as charted, or add extra rows of stitches as desired. Make a tag by folding a piece of card in half, glue the stitching to the tag and punch a hole for a ribbon tie. This free…

Free Cross Stitch Chart | Rose Motif

Use this free cross chart for a rose motif for a pretty picture or to make your own cards or coasters. Why not change the colours or use coloured aida for the background? This free cross stitch project was designed by Helen Philipps and excerpted from Quick and Clever Cross Stitch. Save Other Topics You…

free cross stitch chart hearts gift tag

Free Cross Stitch Chart | Hearts Gift Tag

A gift tag full of hearts is the perfect way to send your love at Christmas time. This cute design by Helen Phillips is quick to stitch and is in a rustic Scandi style. Stitch it onto natural 14-count Aida then use pinking shears to trim the design before gluing it onto a piece of…