How to finish cross stitch ornaments

Learn how to beautifully finish your cross stitch ornaments with these creative techniques. Enhance the final look and preserve your hard work with these step-by-step instructions.
Sewing, Embroidery Designs, Needlepoint, Bargello Needlepoint, Needlepoint Stitches, Cross Stitch Finishing, Needlework, Cross Stitch Embroidery, Needlepoint Ornaments

Supplies - Finished needlepoint round - Polyester, cotton, or wool batting (about 1/8 inch thick) - 1/8 inch thick acid free foam board* - Backing fabric - Skein of floss (about 28 yards) OR about 18” of cording - Heavy duty thread matching your backing fabric or cording - Tacky glue *I’ve switched to using and teach

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Lainey Neal
Amigurumi Patterns, Crochet, Crafts, Cross Stitch Finishing, Cross Stitch Boards, Counted Cross Stitch, Cross Stitch Fabric, Counted Cross Stitch Patterns, Counted Cross Stitch Kits

There are a number of ways to prepare your finished cross stitch or embroidery for framing. One of the easiest is to use self-stick mounting board, also called press-on board or simply, sticky board. Sticky board is thick cardboard with a high-tack adhesive on one side. It's acid-free so sticky board is safe for all kinds of needlework, and the adhesive is repositionable so it is particularly forgiving and easy to use.

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Jill LeTempt
How To Finish A Needlepoint Ornament – Needlepoint For Fun Crafts, Needlepoint, Needlepoint Stockings, Needlework, Needlepoint Stitches, Needlework Crafts, Needlecrafts, Needlepoint Ornaments, Needlepoint Patterns

Learn how to finish a needlepoint ornament the easy way. Here are 9 easy steps for finishing a needlepoint ornament:1. Cut around the design approximately one half inch away from the stitches.2. Cut notches all the way around, close together, and taking care to avoid snipping the stitches.3. Use a steam iron on low to

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Silvia sanchez