Author Archives: David Jefferson

About David Jefferson

My name is David Jefferson and I live near the historic English market town of St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England. I am a designer of stitching card patterns. I created the patterns available from the Stitching Cards, Form-A-Lines and Pinbroidery websites.

How to stop the pricking pattern moving

This tip comes from the Tools and Tips page in the tutorials section at the Stitching Cards website.

Secure the pricking pattern - back

To stop the pricking pattern from moving whilst pricking it out, secure it with two pieces of adhesive tape. These are stuck on the back of the card so the front is not marked. Put the card face down and add strips of tape to the top and bottom edges with half of the tape overhanging. Turn the card face up so the stickey side of the overhanging tape is exposed. Trim the pricking pattern leaving a margin at the top and bottom. Position the pricking pattern and press down to secure with the strips of tape.

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Nine-pointed star pattern added at Stitching Cards

A nine-pointed star pattern has been added to the Stitching Cards collection.

Nine-pointed star pattern at Stitching Cards

A nine-pointed star has been used to symbolize such things as the nine fruits of the Holy Spirit listed in the Epistle to the Galatians (love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control) and as a symbol in the Bahá’í Faith.

Nine-pointed star:
www.stitchingcards.com/product.php/820/

Sympathy patterns added at Stitching Cards

Some sympathy patterns have been added to the Stitching Cards collection.

Sympathy patterns at Stitching Cards

They feature Paw Prints Angel, Dandelion Sorrow, Rose Sympathy, Flowers Sympathy, Leaves Memories, Butterfly Thoughts.

The patterns are available individually and in a pack. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm (6 x 4½ inches).

Pack No. 71: Sympathy patterns:
stitchingcards.com/product.php/816/

Sympathy individual patterns:
stitchingcards.com/section.php/9/

A set of 3-line greetings birthday patterns have also been added. These can be used with the above sympathy patterns to create birthday cards.

3-line greetings birthday patterns at Stitching Cards

3-line greetings birthday patterns:
stitchingcards.com/product.php/815/

Cute Christmas patterns added at Stitching Cards

Some cute animal and bird Christmas patterns have been added to the Stitching Cards collection.

Stitching Cards Pack No. 70: Christmas patterns

Cardinal birdThey feature a cat, dog, rabbit, reindeer, penguin, robbin and a cardinal bird. The designs include snowflakes and the greeting “Merry Christmas” plus an alternative greeting “Happy Christmas”.

The patterns are available individually and in a pack. The pattern size is 152 mm x 104 mm (6 x 4½ inches).

Pack No. 70: Christmas patterns:
stitchingcards.com/product.php/808/

Christmas individual patterns:
stitchingcards.com/section.php/6/