You will find that one of the most important tools for creating cross stitch is the hoop. There are some people who do not need to use the hoop to create a beautiful design. A larger number of people prefer to use the hoop because it makes the fabric more stable to sew on. This […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
When you are beginning a cross stitch project, it is necessary to prepare your fabric in certain ways. Wait, let me rephrase that…not necessary but optional and very helpful later. There are just a couple of things that you may choose to do to avoid aggravation later on in your project. First, there is the issue of […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Some people have stated that they are reluctant to take up counted cross stitch because it looks complicated. That is not true and hopefully this will explain how a chart works. All you are doing is transferring a design from paper on to fabric with different coloured threads using cross stitch and counting the squares […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
There is nothing so special than something created by hand. Doesn’t everyone loves a handmade gift? These types of gifts are thought of as more valuable and are often kept forever. Cross stitch is a craft that has been around for centuries and these hand made items make great gifts. They can be made into […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
It doesn’t matter whether you are a beginner or an experienced cross-stitch stitcher, there are always new things you can learn to give your projects that increasingly polished look. But getting that professional look takes practice and skill, so here are three great tricks the professionals use to make their designs look better than the […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Cross stitch is popular. A cross stitch consists of two diagonal lines across each other in each square of the fabric, creating an x shape. It is also known as counted cross stitch. A lot of patterns can be created and turned into cross stitch works, by counting the squares in the graphs to match the […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Cross stitching is a relaxing and rewarding hobby to do. It involves placing stitches of different colours on fabric to form a picture. A pattern tells you where to place the stitches, with each symbol on the pattern representing the colour to use. Cross stitching is very easy to learn, as most patterns use only […]Continue Reading... No Comments.