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Prince Edward Island, Canada

I've been crafting and sewing for years. As a child a loved making hand puppets out of old socks, friendship bracelets, and cutting out paper dolls. My real passion became machine sewing when i was ...

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from Twisted Knickers INC
(10) Name: 'Embroidery : Ging-y-bread

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • blanket stitch
  • french knot
  • back stitch
  • cutting small pieces
  • reading a pattern

Pattern Description:

I love making spicy gingerbread in December. It takes me 5 days to make a house and gingerbread men. I like to let it age for a few days to bring out the flavour and just enjoy the yummy aroma before my 3 children gobble them all down.

It might take you a few days to make this gingerbread mat also, but it will be worth it. This mat looks cute with a little dish of candy or cookies in the centre and the gingerbread men peeking out along the edge.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 11 inch or 29 cm round


  • floss (amounts included in pattern)
  • felt or felted wool (amounts indicated on pattern
  • patience

You Will Also Need:

  • scissors
  • needle
  • pins
  • marking pen or chalk
  • pattern prints on 8.5 x 11 inch paper