Finishing Techniques

Finishing Techniques

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Bell Pull

Tutorial on how to finish a bell pull. Learn to Finish with the Twisted Stitcher

Bell Pull

How to finish a bell pull. Punch Needle Tips

Biscornu (Eight-Sided Pillow)

An article shows how to finish a biscornu with instructions and photos. The Finishing School

Biscornu - Finishing Directions

An article explaining how to finish a biscornu. Kitty and Me Designs

Bookmark - Finished with Frayed Edge

The Frayed Edge finish is used to add a 1/2" frayed border around your finished project. Cyber Stitchers

Braid and Tassel

This finishing technique is most often used to create ornaments but can also be used to complete any project. Cyber Stitchers

Flatfold Class (Tutorial)

Flatfold is a finishing technique used to display stitched projects. It’s easel-shaped, stand-alone design is an alternative to framing. This step-by-step tutorial will explain how to make a flatfold. Meari's Musings


How to frame a cross stitch project. Ezine Articles

Framing - How to Frame Your Cross Stitch (Video)

A video on how to frame your cross stitch. You Tube

Framing - Mounting And Framing Techniques

Displaying your cross stitch creations! Learn several attractive ways to mount and frame your projects. RLROUSE Directory

Framing Needlework

Information on framing cross stitch, blackwork and embroidery projects. Needlework Tips and Techniques

Framing Needlework Piece

How to frame an embroidery or cross stitch project. Needle N' Thread

Greeting Card

This finishing technique allows you to create greeting cards from either fabric or perforated paper cross stitched projects. Cyber Stitchers

Hemstitch - Finishing Technique

Learn how to hemstitch. Needlework Tips and Techniques

Humbug (Ornament)

Learn how to finish a cross stitched humbug. Plush Cat

Jewelry Pin

This finishing technique can be used to turn small patterns stitched on Aida or similar fabric into jewelry pins. Cyber Stitchers

Needlebook Tutorial

Step-by-step instructions for making a needlebook to hold handwork or sewing needles. Meari's Musings

Ornament - Framed Ornament Tutorial

This tutorial uses card stock and fun foam to frame a cross stitch Christmas ornament. Pinwheel Ponders

Ornament - Tucked Pillow Ornament

Learn how to turn a stitchery into a tucked pillow ornament. Cyber Stitchers

Ornament Finishes

No stitch Bias tape ornament instructions and mason jar lid ornament instructions. Pinwheel Ponders

Pillow - Rectangular Flanged Pillow

Instructions for applying a stitched design to a pillow. Advanced Embroidery Designs

Plastic Canvas, Cross Stitch & Perforated Plastic

How to finish a plastic canvas, cross stitch or perforated plastic project.

Refrigerator Magnet

This finishing technique is used to add a magnetic backing to a cross-stitch project turning it into a refrigerator magnet. Cyber Stitchers

Scissor Pocket

Learn how to make a holder for scissors using a stitched piece. Becky

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