Making up

Knowing the right way to do things can make or break a stitching project. Read on for tried and tested advice which will help your confidence as well as your stitching.

Hannah Bellis, Editor of The World of Cross Stitching

Top Ten Projects
Make these fun ABC blocks!

Follow these simple step-by-step instructions to make up your stitching into these sweet ABC blocks for baby's nursery. Ours are made using the cute ABC charts from issue 194 of Cross Stitch Crazy, but you could easily use a different ABC!  

How to make a pretty scissor fob

Jazz up your embroidery scissors with our easy step-by-step guide to making a pretty fob

 

Make a lovely laundry set

Put a smile on your face while you tackle your chores by making this gorgeous peg bag, laundry bag and hanger set!

Make a fun animal tissue holder

If you've stitched these cute animals from issue 191 of Crazy, follow our step-by-step instructions to make your very own tissue holders - they're perfect any time you're out and about!

 
How to make a draught excluder

Use our step-by-step guide to turn the wildflowers design from issue 218 of The World of Cross Stitching into a fabulous draught excluder

How to make a stitched brooch

Make your own beautiful brooch using the 'Bloomin' Brooch' pattern from the Design Library in issue 217.

 

 

Make your own stitched travel set!

If you've stitched this gorgeous travel set from issue 191 of Crazy, or want to show off your finished designs in a different way this summer, follow our step-by-step instructions to make your very own sunglasses case, passport holder and luggage tag!

 
Make this crafty storage hoop

Follow these simple step-by-step instructions to make this crafty storage hoop. Ours is made using the charts from the Mini makes project in Crazy issue 189, but you could also adapt other stitching to fit. 

Turn your stitching into a sweet doorstop!

Follow these simple step-by-step instructions to make up your stitching into this handy doorstop. Ours is made using the pretty house chart from issue 190, but you could easily use a similar-sized design!  

Turn your stitching into a hanging!

 

If you loved this pretty hanging featured in issue 191 of Cross Stitch Crazy, or would like to frame your finished stitching in a similar way, then follow the steps below to make one! 

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