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What Do You Get in a Cross Stitch Kit and How Much Do They Cost?

In this post, I am going to share what you get in a cross stitch and how much they tend to cost. All brands and business’ will be different but this is just a general overview. 4 guaranteed things you will get in your cross stitch kit: Something to stitch onto A cross stitch pattern …

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5 Easy Ways to Get Creativity Flowing by Being Bored | S3E4

In this episode/blog post, I am sharing 5 easy ways you can get creativity flowing and they’re all things that can actually make us slightly bored or ie let our mind rest. If you are new to cross stitch why not check out my brand new How to Cross Stitch Course for Beginners that’s launching …

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Cross Stitch Tips and Tricks for Beginners and Beyond (from the Hannah Hand Makes Community)

In this post, I’m sharing all the cross stitch tips and tricks (for beginners and beyond) that have been sent in by the Hannah Hand Makes community. If you would like to submit your own tip you can do so here and be sure to sign up to hear if your tip has been featured! …

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DMC Light Effects or Étoile Threads; Which Are Better?

In this post, I’m going to compare 2 of my favourite collections of thread; DMC Light Effects and Étoile. Light Effects is a metallic thread and Étoile is a glitter one. Is Light Effects or Étoile thread easier to stitch with? Which has the better range of colours? Is Light Effects or Étoile more sparkly? …

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How to Make an Easy DIY Easter Wreath (with free mini Easter Egg cross stitch patterns)

In this step-by-step tutorial I show you how to make an easy DIY Easter wreath that you can even make with the kids! You will need: A wire wreath (I used this one which comes in a pack of 10*) Easter egg patterns (Download for free here) A Bunny template (I used this one) Embroidery …

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The Top 10 Blog Posts to Teach You How to Cross Stitch

Are you tired of searching through Pinterest for all the cross stitch information you can find? These 10 blog posts will teach you how to cross stitch without scrolling through article after article. Here at Hannah Hand Makes I’m all about taking the overwhelm of learning crafts and creativity away so you actually get on …

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