All About the Criss-Cross Hungarian Stitch

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Apr 1, 2021
The criss-cross Hungarian stitch is one of my all-time favorite stitches.

It’s time for a peek at another one of my all-time favorite canvas embroidery stitches – the criss-cross Hungarian stitch! It’s a combination stitch because two different stitches are joined together to create a new stitch: the Hungarian stitch and the standard cross-stitch.

Stitches For Santa’s Beard

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Dec 17, 2020
K. Kringle by Sandra Gilmore - Stitches for Santa's Beard

If you get my weekly emails, you know that my stitching on Mardi Gras Santa came to a halt over the weekend. I don’t have some of the threads that I’d like to use on him, so I ordered them. Now, it’s “hurry up and wait” time. 😉 So, while we’re waiting, let’s chat about a few different stitches that you can use for Santa’s beard on your projects…

Celebrating With Stitches

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Oct 8, 2020
Criss-Cross Hungarian S

The 2020 Stitch Challenge is in the books. Well, almost in the books. (We still have prizes to award… squeeee!!!) More than 600 stitchers participated and it was a B L A S T!! (If you’re not sure what the Stitch Challenge is, click here to read more about it.) The short version is that I shared 16 canvas embroidery stitches you can use on your needlepoint canvases to add texture and visual interest to them.

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