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How to Make Various Cross Stitch Cards

Creative Use for Cross Stitch


Create personalized greeting cards with scraps of fabric and blank card forms. Add paint, paper, or other embellishments to the cards to jazz them up and show off your creativity.

1. Embellished Cross Stitch Card

Design © Connie G. Barwick
Borrow some supplies from scrapbooking to add pizazz to your Cross Stitch Card.

Free Starry Christmas Tree Pattern

2. Cross Stitch Card with Band of Fabric

Design © Connie G. Barwick
Use a strip of Cross Stitch fabric or a bookmark form to trim a card.

Free Graduation Motifs Collection

3. Cross Stitch Card with Small Cross Stitch Design

Design © Connie G. Barwick
A small scrap of fabric with a stitched motif makes for a quick card.

Free Father's Day Cross Stitch Charts

4. Simple Photo Frame Cross Stitch Card

Design © Connie G. Barwick
A photo-frame card blank is the perfect fit for a rectangular piece of fabric with a small stitched design.

Free Be Mine Valentine's Day Pattern

5. Embellish a Photo Frame Cross Stitch Card

Design © Connie G. Barwick
Use your imagination and craft supplies to decorate a photo frame card blank before adding a motif stitched on a small piece of fabric.

Free Cross Stitch Patterns A-Z Index

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If you use one of the patterns or tutorials from About.com Cross Stitch to create a project, submit a photo to share in the About.com Cross Stitch Photo Album.

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