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.
Hello cross stitchers, I’ve added some new stock into the store today and as an opening special have marked down all prices on the new kits with more being added everyday, so make sure you keep an eye on it. Like the Facebook Page to keep up to date. Here is a sample of what’s […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
I love this series of cross stitch and they make great presents for beginner cross stitchers to give to members of the family. With Xmas coming up, you have time to make this! The kit comes with everything you need to create and finish this design. Buy Happy Grandpa Cross Stitch KitContinue Reading... No Comments.
Join us on Facebook Strictly Cross Stitch for more updates and connect with other Cross Stitchers in our mini Cross Stitcher Club. Our page has lots of active people who love to share their work and their finds on the internet. Our you can follow my Pinterest Board where I have lots of things […]Continue Reading... No Comments.