If you're launching into any embroidery projects this weekend, you might consider incorporating the chain stitch - or some variation thereof - into your current project. Why? Lots of reasons! The basic chain stitch is easy, it's versatile, it's attractive, it works up quickly - and it has oh-so-
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above all, be kind - stitch sampler and pillow front
Stitch a sweetly inspired motto design to finish as a pillow or framed piece. The message seems perfect for several occasions but especially nice for a wedding, graduation or baby gift. Just place it in a hoop and follow the white lines with white (or another color!) thread and small back stitch. This design is 6 x 7.5" printed on a 100% cotton panel measuring roughly 9 x 10.5". Thread not included, but I use DMC perle cotton size 8. Regular floss works well too! Design is copyrighted…