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Make a heart cross-stitch design for free

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Crafters can save money by making a cross-stitch design for free rather having to buy patterns. Some people enjoy cross-stitching on aida cloth, but this can be even more of a time consuming task than cross stitching on plastic canvas mesh. Here is an article about how to create a palm tree cross-stich design on aida cloth for those who are interested dainty needle work.

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However, beginners might prefer using plastic canvas mesh which has bigger holes, but people of all ages and cross-stitching abilities can enjoy making designs with these materials. Here are a few articles on how to create projects with yarn and plastic canvas mesh:

How to make a vermilion and white cross-stitched Valentine's Day bookmark

How make a snowman cross-stitched ornament

The heart design cross-stitched on plastic mesh in this article was created on a form that measured 12 by 16 inches, but any size of plastic mesh can be used for this diy project. This heart design was created by first drawing a heart in the center of the plastic canvas mesh, and then creating a pattern with several different shades of yarn. Take a look at the slide show and video to see how this project was created.



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