*Stitchery/Cross Stitch/Embroidery Finishing Ideas

I can't cover it all & there are more sophisticated tutorials out there: here is some help on what to do with your unfinished stitchery pieces - whether you prefer primitive stitchery/embroidery or counted cross stitch.

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Please do not use any free charts or patterns off any of the designers' blogs when making finished items for sale; unless otherwise noted, the freebies are usually for personal use only.

TM Christmas Tree Ornament

Turn Your Stitchery into a PinCushion by The Twisted Stitcher

Learn to Make a Flatfold by The Twisted Stitcher
JF Friend Flatfold

Mounting and Framing Primitive Stitchery by Homecraftframingandgifts.com
You can visit their internet framing store here: HomeCraft Framing and Gifts

How to Make Fabric Covered Embroidery Hoops (substitute your stitchery in place of fabric) tutorial by designer Angela Ellsworth.  You can visit her Etsy stores:
Etsy: AgedSimplicity
Etsy: MiniMoments
embroidery hoops tutorial
*On a side note and being of a certain age, in the VERY early days of counted cross stitch (before specialized cross stitch shops really came into existence), this was a REALLY popular way of not only finishing cross stitch, but also applique quilt blocks.  Often people would go further and embellish edges by gluing lace, fabric ruffles or some other type creative edging around the hoop.  These days the hoops are often painted a co-ordinating color prior to being used for framing.

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