Chicken Scratch (Snowflaking) 

Chicken Scratch is also known as snowflaking, gingham embroidery and Amish embroidery. It is usually worked on a gingham check in order to have a lacy look. Find chicken scratch tutorials, information, free chicken scratch projects and stitches used.


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Chicken Scratch is an easy and fun type of embroidery done on gingham fabric. by Pegasus Originals - Paperback Affiliate Link to Amazon
img Chicken Scratch for all Occassions
Many chicken scratch designs. by Pegasus Originals
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Designs include: Butterflies, Rooster Weathervane, Quilt Square, Lace Ribbon, Elephant, Windmill, Tall Ship, Daisy Field, Rose, Cherries, Chicken on a Stick, Panda and much more. by Pegasus Originals - Paperback
img Smyrna Stitch (Double Cross Stitch/Snowflack Stitch)
This video will show you how to do the Smyrna Stitch which is a textured stitch which can be used as a filler, as a border and in chicken scratch embroidery. This stitch is also called the double cross stitch or Snowflake stitch.
Chicken Scratch
This article explains what is chicken scratch, supplies, stitches and more. Nordic Needle
Chicken Scratch & Quilting in Kentucky
For Sale: One-of-a-kind, handmade chicken scratch squares.
Chicken Scratch Basics
Learn about the materials used, the stitches and basic instructions.
Chicken Scratch Books and Patterns for sale.
Velona Needlecraft in Anaheim Hills, CA has chicken scratch books and patterns for purchase. Click the link if you are interested. Velona Needlecraft
Chicken Scratch Embroidery
Examples chicken scratch embroidery stitched on aprons and stitch instructions. Feeling Stitchy
Chicken Scratch Embroidery
A free tutorial, free pattern and stitch guide. Pink Paper Peppermints
Chicken Scratch Embroidery Instructions + Star Pattern
A comprehensive article on how to do chicken scratch embroidery. Univerity of Kentucky
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Chicken Scratch Embroidery Tutorial
The instructions are written in French. But the illustration is self-explanatory on how to do the double cross stitch. L'arbracigogn
Chicken Scratch Embroidery Tutorial
Learn about chicken scratch and how to do chicken scratch. Sarah's Hand Embroidery Tutorials
Chicken Scratch General Instructions + Heart Trio Pattern
Fabric, hoop, needle, thread and general instruction. Pegasus Originals
Chicken Scratch Tutorial + Small Heart Pattern
Discover the breathtaking elegance of an antique craft, Chicken Scratch. The sophisticated beauty and delicate designs produce an effect of hand-woven lace on gingham. Small heart pattern. Craftown
Examples - The Many Looks of Gingham Lace Stitch
See several examples of chicken scratch. Thread 'N Needle
Pattern - Cat
A chicken scratch pattern. Nordic Needle
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Pattern - Christmas Tree
A pattern for a chicken scratch Christmas tree. Thread 'N Needle
Pattern - Free Chicken Scratch Square Pattern Cross Stitch
Patterns - Chicken Scratch
Three free chicken scratch patterns.
Patterns - Cross Stitch on Gingham
Some patterns for cross stitching on gingham. Lace N Ribbon Roses
Project - Chicken Scratch Bookmark
A bookmark tutorial. Kerri Made
Stitch - Double Cross-Stitch
Instruction on how to make the basic chicken scratch stitch - the double cross-stitch.
Stitch - Running Stitch
Learn how to make the running stitch - a basic chicken scratch stitch.
Stitch - Woven Circle Stitch
Instructions for doing the woven circle stitch - a chicken scratch stitch.
Stitches - Chicken Scratch Stitches
Learn chicken scratch stitches - cross stitch, woven circle, double cross stitch and woven oval. Sarah's Hand Embroidery Tutorials
Stitches - Chicken Scratch Stitches
Instructions for three simple stitches—the double cross-stitch, the straight running stitch, and the woven circle stitch. Stitch School

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