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    Ever wonder why your embroidery floss pull skeins end up in a knotted mess? Here's how to find the correct end to pull!

    Unraveling the Secrets of the Pull Skein

    Book No.2_Country Fair 2_2/5

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    Love it.

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    Loop knot or loop start - This is a really great way to start stitching without having to tie a knot (which is never recommended) or weaving the thread end under other stitches.

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    Samplers and Door Stops Click picture to enlarge it is amazing!

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    Finishing tutorial

    Samplers and Santas: finishing

    Stacy Nash Primitive Designs: original design

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    "How to Over-Dye Embroidery Floss and Cotton Threads"

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    hang cross stitch ornaments w/ pin. How clever!

    Samplers and Santas: Simpler...

    Stacy Nash Primitive Designs: Fun at the Farm....

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    Our Pioneer Homestead: Free Ornament Patterns! Christmas Workshop 5

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    How to get the Primitive look- I dip each stitched ornament in 3 tbsp instant coffee/ 1 cup water. - I squeeze out, and pat onto a towel, and place on a baking sheet, on my oven's lowest setting. I lift them and turn them every 4 minutes, opening the oven door also helps prevent scalding. - When they are only slightly damp, I remove them , and finish off the drying using an iron. I press quickly, as not to scald the fabric.

    Our Pioneer Homestead: free primitive patterns

    Live simply freebie

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    freehand cross stitch (notforgottenfarm!!!)

    Notforgotten Farm: ~ Crash Course ~


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    Lydia Broome a pineberry lane design

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    great round up of DIY fabric dye tutorials

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    x stitch

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    Natural dyeing with rosemary

    rosmarinus officinalis

    Focus on Finishing Cross Stitch finishing blog

    Focus on Finishing

    American Pie Designs by Melanie Pinney: New Tutorial: "How to Over-Dye Embroidery Floss and Cotton Threads"

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    Calico Rabbit: Tutorial you have to try - how to over dye cotton floss

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    ... printable graph paper for cross stitch

    Cross Stitch Graph Paper

    Natural Dyeing With Coffee And Tea | Free People Blog

    Natural Dyeing With Coffee And Tea - Free People Blog

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