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 alot 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…]