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Waffle Stitch Crochet

The crochet waffle stitch forms a beautiful pattern consisting of square depressions flanked by elevated borders. Though it seems elaborate at first, it is pretty simple and repetitive to do. You can crochet dishcloths, blankets, hats, spa washcloths, etc. using this stitch that resembles a waffle in its looks.

Tie Blanket

Tie blankets look cool with their fringes, knots and dual colors. You would be happy to know that they don’t require any sewing. Just a little bit of cutting and simple knotting does the trick. They are usually made of fleece as the material is light and stretchy. Also, it doesn’t fray when cut.

Finger Knit Scarf

Who doesn’t love to indulge in the warmth of a close-woven scarf in winter? But, with commercial scarves costing a fortune, and knitting them by hand seeming like a tedious process for many, finger knitting may be the perfect option for you. Giving you an almost similar weave, albeit with a bit more room between the stitches, it employs only your fingers and yarn. No knitting needle required!

No-Sew Pillow Covers

Those of you who shy away from sewing will find solace in this no-sew project that makes your bedroom look exquisite in minimum time and, of course, at a pocket-friendly price, unless you are going for expensive fabric. Just follow the simple steps below and relax your head in homemade comfort.

Cutwork Embroidery

Cutwork Embroidery, also known as Roman or Venetian embroidery, involves cutting out small shapes from the interiors of a pattern on cloth followed by embroidering the crude edges. It is extensively used to design clothing and home furnishing like curtains, and tablecloths.

Stumpwork

What Is It Stumpwork is an embroidery style that produces patterns raised from the base fabric surface to give a 3-dimensional or realistic effect to your needlework. Different techniques may be employed for doing this including padding, beadwork, goldwork, felting or any other imaginative way of uplifting.

Reverse Appliqué

What Is Reverse Appliqué Reverse appliqué is a sewing technique that involves cutting the top layer(s) of a piece of fabric in a particular design when multiple layers of fabric have been basted together. The finished edges of the pattern can either be tucked under and hand stitched or just left as is to show off a raw edge.

Spool Knitting (French Knitting)

This fun knitting idea makes you go back to your school days. You will be amazed how a simple tool can knit charming hats, rugs, and blankets. The technique is also known as corking, French or mushroom knitting.

Needle Turn Applique

Needle turn appliqué is a traditional method of hand-stitching an appliqué in which the tip of your needle is turned under the raw edges of the fabric while stitching it to the background.

Flying Geese Quilt

Here is one pattern that quilting enthusiasts will find spectacular. Better known as flying geese, it boasts of perfect triangular shapes in contrasting fabric that sit at the center and sides of blocks that can be stitched together into a lovely quilt. The beautiful angular patchwork not only suits quilts but can be used for other decorative purposes like wall hangings, curtains and handbags.

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