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My cross stitch blog! Blog posts all about cross stitch! How to cross stitch tutorials for beginners as well as extra tutorials on how to finish your piece and how to make home decor items from your cross stitch work.

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How to Make a Cross Stitch Project Planning Pad With Free Planning Sheets

In this post, I am sharing how you can make your own cross stitch planning pad to keep on your desk or table to jot down all those patterns you want to stitch. Plus I give you those planning sheets for FREE! Or you buy the full Cross Stitch Project Planner and you will get …

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3 Tips for Stitching With DMC Variations and Variegated Thread | S3E16

In this post, I am sharing 3 tips for stitching with DMC variations and variegated thread. You can listen to this post that was on The Cross Stitch Podcast below or keep scrolling to read the blog post. But first, let’s talk about the difference between the 2. The Difference Between DMC Variations and Variegated …

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5 Tips and Tricks for Stitching on Black Aida | S3E15

In this post, I am sharing 5 tips and tricks for stitching on black aida. You can listen to the episode from The Cross Stitch Podcast below or keep scrolling to read the blog post. *This post contains affiliate links; if you click on the link I may earn a small commission but this is …

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How to Make a Cross Stitch Storage Hoop (Plus Download Your Free Pattern)

In this post, I’m gong to show you how to make a cross stitch storage hoop with a free pattern in 10 steps. I love these hoops because you can put things high up out of little hands, such as scissors, glue, felt pens and basically anything they can use to destroy your house. In …

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