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Stitching with Electroluminescent (EL) Wire
Posted by Julie or Chris Jackson on
So, you may remember my EL project from a few years ago. I mentioned it on social media and it sounds like a lot of you are interested, so I'll share what I remember--mostly I remember that it was hard to find things and put it together! There are a few resources out there that explain what we're working with here. Basically, you'll need to find some kind of grid to stitch on (or some people use this on their clothing at raves and whatnot). Then, you'll need a sound activated EL kit (I'll list some resources below). First up,...
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All of our free PDF Cross Stitch Patterns in one place!
Posted by Carson on
If you're familiar with Subversive Cross Stitch at all you know that we love to create and share free patterns whenever we can. We're big believers in encouraging everyone to slow down and make something and if our free patterns can be a gateway drug to more stitching in your life you know we're here for it. You can find every free cross stitch pattern we have ever created right here. That's over 25 free patterns! Here's some of what you'll find there: Sure the pandemic is starting to slow down and we're all coming out of our houses more...
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Fall and Halloween Designs
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We have so many options for fall and Halloween. The most popular, taking the internet by storm, is this one - based on the hilarious McSweeney's article. But there's more! Available as kits and PDFs. Check the NEW page for all the latest. And in PDFs: Quite a collection! Get to it, time's a wastin'!
- Tags: Category_Blog, cross, cross stitch, fall, gourd, Halloween, stitch
Commercial Cross Stitch work
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I cleaned up and updated my custom and commercial page today. Here are a few of the jobs I've done for fun and profit. 1. Billboard designed and stitched for Shiner Beer's first IPA, Wicked Ram. 2. Designed, stitched and framed work for Garden & Gun magazine, current issue. 3. Logo converted to pattern and stitched for Thrillist offices. 4. Orange Is The New Black phrase designed and stitched for Netflix social media. 5. Designed and stitched catchphrase from Broad City for a Bust magazine stitchalong. Featured in Viacom reel. 6. Designed and assembled tiny kits and stickers for subscribers...
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Cross Stitch Tattoos
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There have been a few articles recently about cross stitch tattoos. I don't even have a tattoo but these are tempting, don't you think?