Friday, November 9, 2018

Free Friday: Join Our Stitch-Along!

Hi there, everyone!  Are you having a good autumn so far?  I feel like it's zipping by so quickly, like I hardly have time to appreciate its magnificent beauty before it's gone.  I love autumn!  It's definitely my favorite season of all.

That's not to say that I don't love winter, which I do!  The majestic beauty of a snowy landscape is a sight to behold, and of course who doesn't love the Christmas season?  Time spent with family, baking cookies, wrapping presents, drinking hot cocoa, and of course building snowmen!

I thought we should do something to help us get into the wintry Christmas season, and since I'm a plastic canvas designer, what else would I think of but to make a plastic canvas design!  And not just a design, but a stitch-along design!

So my plan in so release a section of the pattern every week, lasting for four weeks, so that we can stitch this lovely pattern together.  Once the stitch-along is over, I'll post the pattern in its entirety in case you missed the event!

Cheery Snowman Stitch-Along

When will it be: 

November 16 - December 7, every Friday morning

What are we making:

A snowman wall hanging made from Plastic Canvas

Skill level neede:

Beginner

What size will it be:

14 x 8 3/4 inches

What supplies will we need:

  • One sheet of 7-count plastic canvas
  • Plastic canvas needle
  • Hot glue
  • 18 Gauge black craft wire
  • Wire cutters
  • Two sets of needle nose pliers 
  • Six 7mm red pompoms
  • Eleven 8mm black beads
  • Black sewing thread
  • Sewing needle 
  • Black craft cord
  • Red Heart yarn in following colors:
  1. White #311
  2. Black #312
  3. Burgundy #376
  4. Carrot #256
  5. Hunter Green #389
  6. Paddy Green #368

 If you have any questions, please feel free to leave a comment!  We'll start next week so make sure to come back and join us!

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