Posted on Saturday, May 26 2012 at 7am
To help get you all in the mood for the Jubilee, we’ve teamed-up with The Making Spot to take part in their virtual Jubilee street party. From mini flags to treat bags, there’s no excuse not to let your favourite hobby take centre stage at your next celebration.
Whether your a complete beginner or an advanced stitcher, there are plenty of quick ways to whip-up some snazzy red, white and blue party accessories to give your street party that adorable handmade edge...
Download our street party project page and find out how to create everything from a rosette-style brooch to sweet little fabric gift bags for the most stylish party in town!
The download also includes 5 FREE cross stitch charts, which are perfectly versitile for creating party favours and decorations for any event this summer.
Top 5 cross stitch Jubilee street party ideas:
1. No hostess should be without a party rosette. Adorn your favourite jacket and wear with pride!
2. Send out 3D invites with a length of miniature bunting. Simply hand stitch your chosen lettering onto scraps of colourful fabric and attach to your card with a piece of red and white bakers twine.
3. Light up your garden with thrify lanterns made from old jam jars and decorate with stitched flags. Use soluble canvas to cross stitch onto patterned fabrics for a really professional finish.
4. Give out fabric treat bags with simple cross stitched motifs as gifts that your visitors can use again.
5. Jazz up some party snacks with a selection of felt flags to add colour to your table setting.
As a special thank you for joining our party, The Making Spot are offering a whopping 50% off Best of British pattern downloads, until midnight on Sunday 27th May. Simply click over to The Making Spot & you'll see all sale items have been reduced to half price.
Visit www.themakingspot.com for more party ideas - there's hundreds of cross stitch patterns to choose from, you won't be dissapointed.
Are you hosing a Jubilee party or cross stitching something special for the event? Let us know, we love to hear what you’ve got planned.