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Free Valentine Hearts easy embroidery on paper pattern

Valentine HeartsThis beautiful Valentine Hearts pattern is easy for beginners to stitch and if you are experienced at embroidery on paper you will find it quick to complete. The downloadable pattern includes step-by-step instructions. As well as Valentines cards it could be used as an anniversary card. Just leave off the Valentines greeting and substituting another greeting using the free Stitching Cards TrueType font or a sticker…

The Dutch influence on embroidery on paper

I have been designing stitching cards for over ten years but the origins of the craft go back much further. The first mention that I can find about stitching cards is by Dutch designer Erica Fortgens. She started writing books with instructions and patterns for making stitching cards in the early 1990s.

In the forward to her book “Embroidery on Paper” Erica Fortgens tells how she got started…