In this post, I’m sharing the top 6 things needed for cross stitch (as well as few helpful extras). The great thing about cross stitch is that you don’t need much to get started; no big machines or complicated tools! 1. Fabric The fabric used for cross stitch is usually aida or Evenweave/linen (these two …
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.
This video shows you how to make a cross stitch; what holes to put your needle in on the aida to make your “X”.
It’s time for another cross stitch-a-long (SAL)! If you’re not familiar with how they work, you buy the pattern and it is released in parts (weekly) to your email. You can also buy the kit which includes all the materials you need to stitch the pattern, but the pattern is still sent to you via …
A stitch-a-long is an online stitching event where everyone stitches the same pattern/design over a series of weeks or months.
So every week you receive a part of the cross stitch pattern, usually through email, but some people offer the paper version too. And everyone who is taking part stitches together (of course you can take as long as you need though).
In this post, I share how to back your embroidery hoop with felt and a blanket stitch. There are of course many ways to stitch the felt on; this is just how I do it. You can just hide your aida at the back, but leave the felt off to show off the back of …
This post is a little different to my usual content, but I adore Pinterest and I wanted to share this for all of my fellow business owners out there (or just those of you who want to improve your personal profile).
Pinterest has grown my community more in the past 6 months than 4 years on social media has, and these are the basic steps I followed when I first got started. I am not an expert, but I have done a lot of research and got amazing growth from following these steps.
A step by step tutorial on how to make a cross stitch lampshade.