Prairie Cloth & “S is for Stitch”

I’ve added a new fabric to the website called Prairie Cloth. If you haven’t tried stitching, cross stitching, or wool applique on Prairie Cloth, you’re in for a treat!   It’s  a wonderful, slightly coarse cloth, that looks like linen and runs about half the price.  It’s 100% cotton and comes in many different colors.  Can you see the texture of it in the photos below?

 Porcelain Prairie Cloth

Prairie Cloth charcoal 919 57

Prairie Cloth Stone 919 56

I think you’ll like working with Prairie Cloth, but remember it ravels a bit.  If you have a serger, just serge the edges before you start your project.   You’ll find 6 colors of Prairie Cloth along with the Jumbo Ric Rac for my new patterns on our website..

Jumbo Ric Rac


If you’re looking for some new things to stitch on Prairie Cloth, try the book “S is for Stitch” by Krityne Czepuryka aka “Pretty by Hand” .  Her book is filled with ideas for embroidery that would be perfect stitched up on this yummy fabric.   Join us over the next week for the “S is for Stitch” blog hop and you’ll not only get some great ideas, you could also win a copy of her wonderful book .

S is for Stitch

Here’s the lineup for the “S is for Stitch” blog hop.  It starts today so have fun!

Allison Rosen – – Tuesday, March 19

Allison Harris – – Wednesday, March 20

Amanda Jean Nyberg – – Thursday, March 21

Amy Sinibaldi – – Friday, March 22

Anne Sutton – – Monday, March 25

Lori Holt – – Tuesday, March 26

Sherri McConnell – – Wednesday, March 27

Kristyne – – Monday, March 28

Happy Stitching!


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  • mimi'sdarlins - I’ve enjoyed working with wool applique on prairie cloth for many years, it is such an easy, comfortable fabric…a wonderful, tactile quality. This looks like a fun blog hop coming up, so many of my favorite bloggers :)ReplyCancel

  • Miss Jean - That looks so interesting and I appreciate you always giving us knew things to try. Wish you would come out to Colorado to teach somewhere!!!!!!!!!!!!!ReplyCancel

  • ginger - I look forward to using the prairie cloth and the jumbo rickrack! Thanks for making them availableReplyCancel

  • jenni - Would prairie cloth be OK to use in a quilt?ReplyCancel

  • Cheryl - Is it the same thing I might have used years ago for counted cross stitch (back when my eyes were better)?ReplyCancel

  • Keri - Prarie Cloth looks yummy to stitch on Ann. I will definately check out your colors. Cute book too! I bet there are many “stitching hours” from the book. It’s on my list to purchase. Thx!ReplyCancel

  • PAtricia G Hayes - Didn’t I use that prairie cloth years back? Looks familiar, but cannot get the back of the file cabinet to come forward. Yowie, am I getting older or what. I love your prairie cloth BTW, After viewing these younger gals webs I think it is time I went a tad brighter with my choices of fabrics. Guess that means I have to go stash shopping.
    Thanks Anne, Pgh aka (piffle)ReplyCancel