Written by Pam Cirincione for Stitching the Night Away
We’ve all done it. We’ve made a big cross stitch project and happily taken it to the framers, only to find it will cost more than $100 to frame it. An inexpensive alternative to framing is to make a pillow out of your needlework. It’s quick. It’s easy. And it’s a lot less expensive than framing.
After you finish your project, wash and iron it as you normally would. You will need:
- fabric of your choice to compliment the design
- thred of your choice
- fiber fill or pillow form
- straight pins
- any embellishments you would like to add to the pillow such as cording or rick rack [Read more…]