Chicken Scratch

Chicken Scratch is also known as snowflaking, gingham embroidery and Amish embroidery. It is usually worked on a gingham check in order to have a lacy look. Find chicken scratch tutorials, information, free chicken scratch projects and stitches used.


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Chicken Scratch & Candlewicking

Chicken Scratch is an easy and fun type of embroidery done on gingham fabric. by Pegasus Originals - Paperback Affiliate Link to Amazon


Chicken Scratch for all Occassions

Many chicken scratch designs. by Pegasus Originals


Even more Chicken Scratch

Designs include: Butterflies, Rooster Weathervane, Quilt Square, Lace Ribbon, Elephant, Windmill, Tall Ship, Daisy Field, Rose, Cherries, Chicken on a Stick, Panda and much more. by Pegasus Originals - Paperback

Chicken Scratch

This article explains what is chicken scratch, supplies, stitches and more. Nordic Needle

Chicken Scratch & Quilting in Kentucky

For Sale: One-of-a-kind, handmade chicken scratch squares.

Chicken Scratch Basics

Learn about the materials used, the stitches and basic instructions.

Chicken Scratch Books and Patterns for sale.

Velona Needlecraft in Anaheim Hills, CA has chicken scratch books and patterns for purchase. Click the link if you are interested. Velona Needlecraft

Chicken Scratch Embroidery

Examples chicken scratch embroidery stitched on aprons and stitch instructions. Feeling Stitchy

Chicken Scratch Embroidery

A free tutorial, free pattern and stitch guide. Pink Paper Peppermints

Chicken Scratch Embroidery Instructions + Star Pattern

A comprehensive article on how to do chicken scratch embroidery. Univerity of Kentucky

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Chicken Scratch Embroidery Tutorial

The instructions are written in French. But the illustration is self-explanatory on how to do the double cross stitch. L'arbracigogn

Chicken Scratch Embroidery Tutorial

Learn about chicken scratch and how to do chicken scratch. Sarah's Hand Embroidery Tutorials

Chicken Scratch General Instructions + Heart Trio Pattern

Fabric, hoop, needle, thread and general instruction. Pegasus Originals

Chicken Scratch Tutorial + Small Heart Pattern

Discover the breathtaking elegance of an antique craft, Chicken Scratch. The sophisticated beauty and delicate designs produce an effect of hand-woven lace on gingham. Small heart pattern. Craftown

Examples - The Many Looks of Gingham Lace Stitch

See several examples of chicken scratch. Thread 'N Needle

Pattern - Cat

A chicken scratch pattern. Nordic Needle

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Pattern - Christmas Tree

A pattern for a chicken scratch Christmas tree. Thread 'N Needle

Pattern - Free Chicken Scratch Square Pattern Cross Stitch

Patterns - Chicken Scratch

Three free chicken scratch patterns.

Patterns - Cross Stitch on Gingham

Some patterns for cross stitching on gingham. Lace N Ribbon Roses

Project - Chicken Scratch Bookmark

A bookmark tutorial. Kerri Made


Smyrna Stitch (Double Cross Stitch/Snowflack Stitch)

This video will show you how to do the Smyrna Stitch which is a textured stitch which can be used as a filler, as a border and in chicken scratch embroidery. This stitch is also called the double cross stitch or Snowflake stitch.

Stitches - Chicken Scratch Stitches

Learn chicken scratch stitches - cross stitch, woven circle, double cross stitch and woven oval. Sarah's Hand Embroidery Tutorials

Stitches - Chicken Scratch Stitches

Instructions for three simple stitches—the double cross-stitch, the straight running stitch, and the woven circle stitch. Stitch School

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