Card Patterns

We’re now onto the letter C for Candy Canes, in our Holiday ABC series! We’re stitching up a candy cane card with a white pipe cleaner and red thread. I love to hand-stitch cardsĀ and have shared a lot of card patterns on the blog. But if you’re never done this before, this is a great […]

This cute little caterpillar was just begging to be stitched onto a card! I love to stitch greeting cards, so I thought I’d try my hand at adding a few beads to the mix. I think this little guy turned out perfect. He’s ready to display or be gifted to someone for spring! Supplies for […]

These cute little cards are perfect for the holidays. You can gift these to friends or create 8 little reindeer to display on your mantle for a fun decoration. And it’s a great activity for kids, they’ll love to stamp their thumbs! Supplies for Reindeer Thumbprint Cards: cardstock paper brown stamping ink brown pipe cleaner […]

I couldn’t resist stitching up this cute little snowman made of buttons, complete with scarf and orange carrot nose. It’s giving my stitched cards a fun 3D element. Supplies for Snowman Button Card: paper cork board for punching holes punching awl or thumb tack to punch holes embroidery thread cross-stitch needle buttons cardstock paper for […]

I’m thrilled to have been featured in the Woman’s Day special Christmas issue: Best Ideas for Christmas. Here is my set of 3 Christmas hand-stitched greeting cards. Don’t my babies look soooooo pretty?! I even got a fun shout-out and blog mention, squeeee! And they included the instruction for these 3 cards in the back […]

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I’m contributing over at Alpha Mom again today. Come on over to Alpha Mom’s – Once Upon a Holiday to see how I made these fun Snowman Stitched Cards. He’ll keep things frosty this Winter!

With the new school year coming soon, here’s a fun apple hand-stitched card pattern helping you get ready to learn. Stitch one of these cards to give to your child’s teacher, as they would love to receive a personal card from their student telling them how excited they are for the coming year. Or these […]

Sunflowers seem to be popping up all over. They’re beautiful and bright, bringing sunshine to the soul. Well, this pattern can help you stitch a sunflower card that’s perfect for summer. Then brighten someone else’s day by giving it along with a gift, framed as a gift, or make a bunch to give away as […]

Here is yet another tie Dad may get for Father’s Day. Except this one is safe to give as he won’t actually have to wear it. This pattern is fun to stitch and super easy to make. Thanks goes to my sister Steph, who came up with this great tie design. Supplies: Everything is available […]

Stitch this Daisy card just in time for Spring. It’s the perfect card to bring on the blooming flowers. Stitch this card to be given with a gift, framed as a gift, or make a bunch to give away with as gifts. Supplies: Everything is available at your local craft or fabric store. Punching Awl […]

Spring seems to bring on the Babies. Maybe it’s just because I’m due in June with my own, but Baby Baby Baby is in the air. Here is the perfect Hand-Stitched Card for any new mother having a child. This Baby Binky Card can be made with either blue or pink thread. Follow the pattern […]

Want to send a Valentine card that really POPs?! Try this fun technique for helping your card stand out from the crowd. Because “Valentine, you make my heart POP!” Supplies for Heart Pop Up Cards: 1 sheet of paper, any size pencil scissors 1 sheet of cardstock paper, larger than your first paper small cut […]

Heart Stitched Card Pattern

by Marie on February 2, 2008

Here is yet another greeting card pattern to Hand-Stitch yourself, I have one for every holiday. This heart is one of the easiest of the patterns to stitch. When finished, this card can be used for your loved one on a special Valentines, for neighbors and friends, gift giving, or even as a decoration in […]

Christmas Tree Card Pattern

by Marie on December 7, 2007

Here is another fun greeting card pattern to Hand-Stitch yourself. I chose the tree pattern to show you, as it is really easy to do. This card can be used for neighbors and friends, gift giving, or even as a decoration in your home. Supplies: Everything is available at your local craft or fabric store. […]

Here is a fun Spider card just in time for Halloween. It can be used to send with treats to a neighbor or friend, or even framed as a decoration. Here is the How-to for this fun Spider Stitched Greeting Card. Supplies: Everything is available at your local craft or fabric store. Punching Awl Pattern […]

Today is World Card Making Day. It means everyone needs to make a card today. In order to help you accomplish that, I have made another Hand-Stitched Card Pattern to share. This one is a Birthday Candle Card. You can use any color of thread, perfect for anyone having a birthday. I love this card, […]

Wedding Ring Card Pattern

by Marie on August 30, 2007

Who doesn’t love a wedding? Love is in the air and everyone’s all a flutter. As the guest, there is always the question of what to get the new happy couple. Bridal Registries are always helpful, but it is fun to be unique. Try making your own hand-stitched greeting card, making what you give a […]

Here’s my salute to the American Flag. This is a great card for celebrating our Nation’s Independence Day this fourth of July. Or it could also be given to an American Soldier’s family, paying tribute to those fighting for our freedoms. Supplies: Everything is available at your local craft or fabric store. Punching Awl Pattern […]

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