Christmas & quilt block stitching patterns added at Form-A-Lines

Six patterns have been added to the Form-A-Lines stitching card collection.

Christmas 20 – the subjects are a candle with baubles, a present and a tree with baubles.

Quilt Block 2 – the subjects are inspired by quilt block designs with the words Happy Father’s Day, Happy Anniversary, Good Luck, plus an alternative greeting Happy Mother’s Day.

The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm (6 x 4½ inches).

The patterns are available from the Form-A-Lines download store:

Christmas 20:
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Quilt Block 2:
form-a-lines.net/product.php/329/

If you prefer printed booklets these are available from Form-A-Lines stockists.

Self-adhesive tape for attaching stitching card threads

What kind of tape do you use to attach the threads to the back of your stitching card? I am currently using Sellotape invisible tape. There is a similar type of tape called Scotch Magic Tape. Both of these brands of tape are intended to make invisible repairs to torn pages and similar items.

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How a Swiss fireplace inspired a Christmas stitching pattern

Earlier this summer I went on holiday to the beautiful village of Klosters in the Swiss mountains. It is in a tree lined valley with wooden chalets built alongside a fast flowing river. We stayed in a traditional hotel and the lounge area had a large fireplace.

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