How To

Want to learn something new or see how we accomplished something? This is the place.


Step-by-step instructions for how we finished something.

  • Bookband 03 Bookbands -

    A non-dangling bookmark that keeps the embroidery outside the book.

  • bookmark-finish-3 Cross Stitch Finishing: Overcast Backstitches -

    A two-sided bookmark, fob, tag, etc.

  • cross stitch wallet by Funk & Weber Designs Cross Stitch Wallet Video Tutorial -

    Watch our cross stitch wallet process video.

  • Funk & Weber Designs, Going, Going, Gone! Baseball Bookmark Going, Going, Gone! Bookmark Finishing -

    If you’re stitching the Going, Going, Gone! Bookmark pattern as we did, on a Tokens & Trifles Trinkets Star Card, here are illustrated instructions for finishing.

From Us to You

Complimentary charts, projects, templates, etc.

Make It Yours

Very cool ways others (or we) adapt and alter our patterns.

Other Handy Dandy Stuff

Odd and ends, this and that. Tidbits that don’t fit anywhere else.


Explanations and demonstrations of stitches and stitching techniques.

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