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If you are looking for information on how to finish your stitched pieces, check out these  great tutorials. Our designers have put together some fine step-by-step instructions for making bookmarks, biscornus and all kinds of ornemental finishes that will make your cross stitching look fabulous!

Cross stitch frame finishingCross stitch frame finishing 

>> Tutorial: Cross stitch frame finishing    

An easy, no-fuss way of displaying your stitched works with maximum effect.

By Kyoko Maruoka of GERA!.

 

>> Little Bo Peep pattern

 


How to make a quilt with 4 cross-stitched piecesCross-stitch & Patchwork Quilt 

>> Tutorial: How to make a quilt with 4 cross-stitch works   

Display your finished cross stitch works as a quilt, mounted log-cabin style.

This quilt tutorial works for any series of identical size cross-stitched pieces. It is shown here displaying the 4 Traces of Lace series. 

By Kathy Bungard of Gracewood Stitches.

 

>> Traces of lace patterns

 



Biscornus

How to make a biscornu with contrasting fabric - By Tam's Creations>> How to make a biscornu (whip stitch method)
By Barbara Ana Designs

View and print out detailed, step by step photos and instructions for making a biscornu

>> How to make a biscornu - with contrasting material
By Tam's creations
Alternative method for making a biscornu with fabric for the back.
View and print out tutorial.

>> see all biscornu patterns

Jewel like embellishments for ornamentsJewel like embellishments for ornaments

 

>> Tutorial: how to finish and embellish ornaments using beads and ribbons 

A Creative Poppy tutorial with a design by Gracewood Stitches. Add pretty bows and dangling embellishments to your cross stitch ornaments using bits of ribbon and decorative pearls. 

 

 

>> see all Christmas Ornaments

 


Easy Mount Mini Bag tutorialEasy Mount Mini Bag

 

>> Tutorial: how to make a mini bag

A Creative Poppy tutorial with a design by Perrette Samouiloff. There is virtually no sewing involved when you assemble this cute little minibag. It is entirely mounted using the biscornu method, a fool-proof method that will ensure your bag is exactly the right shape.

 

Stitch the Motifs for Spring Ornaments with this tutorial. 


square cross stitch ornaments with ribbon tassels free tutorialSquare ornaments with ribbon tassels

 

>> Tutorial: how to make square ornaments

A Creative Poppy tutorial with a design by Perrette Samouiloff. This shows you how to make lovely square ornaments out of square pieces. It also includes an extra easy method for making ribbon tassels to hang from your ornaments. .

 

Stitch the 8 Motifs for Christmas Ornaments or More Motifs for Christmas ornaments with this tutorial. 


How to make a humbug - By Faby Reilly

Humbug

>> How to make a humbug
By Faby Reilly
Step by step instructions. View and print out humbug tutorial.

>> See all our humbug patterns

 

 


Double-Bow Ribbon tutorialDouble Bow Ribbon Embellishment for Ornaments

 

>> Tutorial: how to make a double bow ribbon embellisment

A Creative Poppy tutorial with a design by Barbara Ana. The ends of the ribbon are embellished with bell like beads and the ribbon forms a double bow. Extra easy to make.

 

Ideal for embellishing all our Christmas Ornaments

 


Making Miniature Tassels - A Creative Poppy Tutorial

Miniature tassels


>> Making Miniature Tassels

A Creative Poppy Tutorial
the "One-minute Mini Tassel" , step by step with photos

 

 

 

 


Shooting Star embellishmentA shooting Star embellishment

 

>> Tutorial: how to make a shooting star embellisment

 This star is extra easy to stitch and will add a glitering touch to your Christmas cross stitching.

A Creative Poppy tutorial with a design by Perrette Samouiloff.

 

>> see all Chrismas patterns

 


Tutorial: Two ways to put together a Bookmark - By Faby Reilly

Bookmark

>> Tutorial: How to make a Bookmark

By Faby Reilly
Faby Reilly offers advice on how to finish a Bookmark.

>> see all bookmark patterns

 


Scissor casehow to make a scissor case, step by step, by Marie-Anne Réthoret-Mélin

>> How to make a scissor case, step by step.
By Marie-Anne Réthoret-Mélin.
Fully lined and assembled using the whipstitch method over a line of backstitch. 

>> see all scissor case patterns

Glasses case to cross stitchGlasses case (with lining and flap)

 

>> Tutorial: how to make a glasses case with lining and flap

Fully lined, and stiffened with interfacing.

A Faby Reilly tutorial.

 

>> see all glasses case patterns


Tutorial: how to make a keyring by Faby Reilly

Key ring - Key Fob

>> Tutorial: how to make a keyring
By Faby Reilly
Hexagonal shaped key fob. In additional, the keyring includes a special slot for inserting your coins. Very useful when you go shopping.

Patterns adapted for this shape:

>> Poppy Bookmark and Key fob

>> Love Bookmark and Keyring

>> Plum orchid bookmark and fob



Tutorial: How to make a needlebookNeedlebook

>> Tutorial: How to make a needlebook
By Faby Reilly 
It's all in the detail! 
Faby Reilly provides plenty of tips and instructions for making a very refined needlecase.
 
>> see all
needlecase patterns

Tutorial: how to make a round pinkeep

Round pinkeep

 

>> Tutorial: how to make a round pinkeep

By Agnès Delage-Calvet

It can be a bit tricky to mount your stitched piece into a circle. Follow these instuctions to make a round pinkeep (applies also for the cover of a round box).

 

Stitch the round pinkeep with white lace with this tutorial. 



Tutorial: how to make an ort-bag

Ort-bag

>> Tutorial: how to make an ort-bag
By Faby Reilly
Dispose of little bits and ends of floss as you stitch with this pretty and convenient ort-bag that will also hold your scissors handy.


This tutorial is illustrated with Lavender Bouquet Ort-bag pattern

 


Tutorial: how to make a pursePurse (with flap and lining)

 

>> Tutorial: how to make a purse

By Faby Reilly. Instructions for making a purse with separate sides and a large flap in front. 

 

Purse shaped pattern:

>> Halloween purse


Round Pouch
Octagon Pouch Tutorial
>> Round pouch Tutorial
By Faby Reilly 
This clever shape consists of 4 octagon shaped stitched sides and a stitched base that form a round pouch once mounted. Closes with a cord that draws the sides together.

Round pouch shaped patterns:
>> "Love" Bridesmaid pouch
>> Lavender Bouquet pouch

>> Sweet Roses pouch



 
How to assemble a star-shaped hanging ornament

Star-shape tutorial

>> How to assemble a star-shaped hanging ornament
By Faby Reilly 

Star shaped patterns:

>> Xmas star pattern

>> Frosty star pattern
 


How to make a Pendeloque


Pendeloque (pear-shaped ornament)

>> How to make a Pendeloque
By Faby Reilly
 

Pendeloque shaped patterns:

>> Frosty Pendeloque pattern

>> Chrismas pendeloque pattern


How to make a heart shaped ornament Heart shape tutorial

>> How to make a heart shaped ornament
By Faby Reilly - la Fée Rie

Create the perfect heart-shaped mini-cushion.

Heart shaped patterns

>> Sweet Roses Heart

>> Sweet roses Sampler
 


How to make a Wedding garter - By Faby Reilly

Wedding Garter

A fun idea for a wedding!

The cross stitch band is mounted on a layer of ribbon, lace and elastic band.

>> How to make a Wedding garter
By Faby Reilly
Step by step instructions. View and print out garter tutorial.

>> Stitch the cross stitch motif especially designed for the garter

 

 


Tutorial: how to make an Easter egg ornamentEaster egg

 

>> Tutorial: how to make an Easter egg ornament

By Agnès Delage-Calvet

Follow these instuctions to make a dimensional Easter Egg.

 

Stitch the Little Easter bunnies ornaments with this tutorial. 

 


How to make a cornflower button using Fimo pasteCustomized flower-shaped button

>> How to make a cornflower button
By Faby Reilly 

Make your own matching button (using Fimo paste) for the center of a biscornu: Learn how to mix colors, shape and finish a button. Faby Reilly's tutorial is especially designed to complement  the exquisite Cornflower biscornu cross stitch pattern she designed but can easily be adapted for other charts such as her Poppy Biscornu pattern.

 



Three quarter cross stitchthree quarter cross stitch

>> Three quarter cross stitch tutorial
A tutorial by Creative Poppy, illustrated with a pattern by Perrette Samouiloff.
How to identify a three-quarter cross stitch in a chart and its direction. How to stitch it on Aida, on linen or evenweave. Close up photos of stitches.

>> Perrette Samouiloff: "Where the beach meets the sea"

 
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All Creative Poppy cross stitch patterns are linked to this calculator so there's no guesswork about the size of fabric anymore.
 
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Christmas Ornaments cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka
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Christmas Ornaments
GERA! Kyoko Maruoka

Mini Christmas Ornaments cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka
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Mini Christmas Ornaments
GERA! Kyoko Maruoka

25 Christmas tag motifs cross stitch pattern by Lesley Teare Designs
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25 Christmas tag motifs
Lesley Teare Designs

Frosty Snowflake Biscornu cross stitch pattern by Faby Reilly Designs
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Frosty Snowflake Biscornu
Faby Reilly Designs

Frosty Star Biscornu cross stitch pattern by Faby Reilly Designs
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Frosty Star Biscornu
Faby Reilly Designs

Christmas Joy cross stitch pattern by Shannon Christine Designs
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Christmas Joy
Shannon Christine Designs


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Baby Sampler cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka
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Baby Sampler
GERA! Kyoko Maruoka

Little Bo Peep cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka
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Little Bo Peep
GERA! Kyoko Maruoka

Sadie Woods Sampler cross stitch pattern by Barbara Ana designs
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Sadie Woods Sampler
Barbara Ana designs

Holiday Suitcase sampler cross stitch pattern by Maria Diaz Designs
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Holiday Suitcase sampler
Maria Diaz Designs

Floral Animals cross stitch pattern by Lesley Teare Designs
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Floral Animals
Lesley Teare Designs

The Scent of Lilies cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka
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The Scent of Lilies
GERA! Kyoko Maruoka

Roses Embroidery cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka
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Roses Embroidery
GERA! Kyoko Maruoka

Giraffe & Baby Monkey cross stitch pattern by Perrette Samouiloff
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Giraffe & Baby Monkey
Perrette Samouiloff

Parakeets cross stitch pattern by Perrette Samouiloff
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Parakeets (detail)
Perrette Samouiloff

The Little Mermaid cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka
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The Little Mermaid
GERA! Kyoko Maruoka

15 Dog breeds cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka
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15 Dog breeds
GERA! Kyoko Maruoka

Firebird cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka
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Firebird
GERA! Kyoko Maruoka

Summer Garden Party cross stitch pattern by Tempting Tangles
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Summer Garden Party
Tempting Tangles

Rooster Ride cross stitch pattern by Barbara Ana Designs
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Rooster Ride
Barbara Ana Designs

Blackwork Flower with Wren cross stitch pattern by Lesley Teare Designs
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Blackwork Flower with Wren
Lesley Teare Designs

Traces of Lace - Vividly Violet cross stitch pattern by Gracewood Stitches
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Traces of Lace - Vividly Violet
Gracewood Stitches

Victorian Lady cross stitch pattern by Lesley Teare Designs
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Victorian Lady
Lesley Teare Designs

Bernadette cross stitch pattern by Alessandra Adelaide Needleworks
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Bernadette
Alessandra Adelaide Needleworks

Animal alphabet cross stitch pattern by Alessandra Adelaide needleworks
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Animal alphabet
Alessandra Adelaide needleworks

Cinderella cross stitch pattern by Shannon Christine Designs
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Cinderella
Shannon Christine Designs

Liberty & Justice cross stitch pattern by Tempting Tangles
Liberty & Justice
Tempting Tangles

Reach for the stars cross stitch pattern by Tempting Tangles
Reach for the stars
Tempting Tangles

Remember Elephant cross stitch pattern by Tempting Tangles
Remember Elephant
Tempting Tangles

Flower & Butterfly Blackwork cross stitch pattern by Lesley Teare Designs
Flower & Butterfly Blackwork
Lesley Teare Designs

Animal alphabet cross stitch pattern by Alessandra Adelaide needleworks
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Animal alphabet
Alessandra Adelaide needleworks

Animal Coasters cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka
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Animal Coasters
GERA! Kyoko Maruoka


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Little Bo Peep cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka
New free Tutorial!
Crross stitch frame finishing
GERA! Kyoko Maruoka


Tutorial: how to make a 4-block quilt cross stitch pattern by Gracewood Stitches
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4-block quilt
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