The Cross Stitch Blog

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.

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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