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How I Made a Cross-Stitch Coffee Shop Background by Melissa Vono

In Cross Stitch, DIY Tutorials, Stitch People by Theresa

Hey y’all! I’m a full-time speech-language pathologist working in the public schools currently so only have time to stitch at night (thus my company name, Stitch At Nite) — check me out on Instagram, Facebook , and my website.  I’ve only been doing this a few years, having started by doing small gifts for friends and family. So I was excited (and, …

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Stitch People Family Tree Ideas

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One of the most popular ways to use Stitch People patterns is to make your family tree! Some people love the idea but feel a bit intimidated by it for all kinds of reasons. Maybe they have an enormous family and the traditional tree style would be ridiculous, maybe it’s smaller, maybe their family is their friends, maybe their animals. …

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Stitch People Background Portrait Contest

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Did you miss seeing the entries into our Backgrounds Portrait Contest? Don’t worry! You can check out the amazing things people made here! We asked people to submit a portrait they made using patterns from the NEW Stitch People Backgrounds book. The portrait with the most votes at the end of the month would win Stitch People goodies! The winner …

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Stitch People Jewelry Tips and Tricks

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If you have the DIY Stitch People book and you’ve read our philosophy explained page, then you’ll know that we believe the best way to customize an individual for a portrait is by focusing on the way they reflect their personality through their hair, clothing and jewelry! Today we’re focusing on jewelry! Perhaps your mom has a favorite necklace she …

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Stitch People Backgrounds – Sneak Peek

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It’s finally arrived! The long awaited Stitch People Backgrounds Book! The perfect accompaniment to your DIY Stitch People book. Now your Stitch People can travel the globe or have fun at home in the garden. If you haven’t seen what the backgrounds book has to offer yet, keep reading as we take you through all the fun things you’ll be …

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Stitch People Black History Month 2019

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In case you haven’t been following us on Facebook and Instagram, this month we’ve been celebrating Black History Month at Stitch People by learning about and stitching a portrait dedicated to a legendary person of African American descent! This has been such an enlightening and fascinating series we’re sad Black History Month is just one month! So, in case you …

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Stitch People Mascots or Shirt Logos

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With the Super Bowl just around the corner, and sports fans everywhere wearing their team shirts with pride, it got us thinking; how can we get our Stitch People to share in the fun?! We chat about how to create a sports jersey in the DIY Stitch People book but here we’ll go over how to make those seemingly complicated …

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Stitch People Stars – Danielle Simons-Cheney

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We’re starting our 2019 Stitch People Stars with a treat! Meet Danielle Simons-Cheney. One of the sweetest people you could have the pleasure of knowing AND is an incredible stitcher to boot! Danielle has been cross stitching since she was a child and it shows in the exquisite care she takes for each of her portraits plus how she is …

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How Stitch People fans dazzled us in 2018

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What an amazing year we’ve had here at Stitch People! We saw the addition of a whole new bunch of patterns including cultural, make-believe and sports, we got to meet you face to face at Pinner’s Conferences, Lizzy and Spencer became full time RVer’s not to mention we finally released the biggest and best version of the Do-it-Yourself Stitch People …