Create a lasting, nostalgic journal of your cross stitching projects. Perfect for keeping a record of your needle art tasks, including fabrics, cloths and floss used. Plus, for whom it was stitched, how it was finished and other pertinent details of real interest to you.
“Never again,” I said to myself over and over. I must have been out of my mind when I chose Majestic Magnolia, a gorgeous cross stitch design I simply couldn’t resist.
It didn’t matter to me that I was still a beginner and I had never stitched on linen. I thought I could tackle any project. Today, it’s my crowning achievement, one that […]
Today, I visited Karen, a friend of mine who has recently suffered from sight loss. One of the first things she said to me was, “Whatever else you do Scarlet, take good care of your eyes! I didn’t …”.
Fortunately, she can still see strong colours and shapes, and she uses this ability to continue her cross stitching. Instead of using traditional patterns and equipment, she now uses […]
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to create a cross stitched picture from your favorite photo or digital image but didn’t know how, or perhaps believed it was either too difficult or too expensive? You have!
Well! Wonder no more because now you can – easily, cheaply, and by yourself online! […]
The Native American people are proud of their heritage and of their traditions.
They have endured many tragedies throughout history, but they have stood strong together and not turned their backs on those that went before. It is because of their strength and heritage that many companies have designed Native American cross stitch charts […]
Are you looking to try something new for your next cross stitch project, but undecided on exactly what. Or, perhaps you’re in a bit of a stitching rut?
After all, it’s usually easier to stick with what is familiar. Every now and again though, it’s great to broaden our stitching horizons and try something new!
Here are a few ideas to get your creativity flowing: […]
It’s easy to get into bad habits, isn’t it? Very often, impatience or laziness can prompt us to cut corners or to be sloppy with our work. Not surprisingly, if bad cross stitch habits are not corrected, they soon become cross stitching sins.
Sins that rarely save us any time at all, and the results of which can be oh-so-clearly seen in finished projects. … So! Let me tell you what these seven bad habits are and how we can eliminate […]