Free Cross Stitch Patterns Let You Try Before You Buy

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One of the most frustrating parts of learning a new craft can be the cost of getting all the materials. Free cross stitch patterns help you keep the costs down before you find out whether or not you enjoy cross stitching. This keeps the amount of hard-earned cash you have to shell out to a minimum.

I don’t know about you, but I love to find something for free, especially when it is something I haven’t tried before. Cross stitch patterns can be found free in several different areas, so save yourself some money and check out these ideas for cross stitch charts for free.

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Cross Stitch Journal: Enjoy the Pleasure of Owning A Good One

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You love cross stitch and spend a lot of time working on your projects. A wonderful way to remember what you’ve created is to write a small journal entry for each one you have completed. These cross stitch journal entries also make a very nice addition when you give your framed cross stitch projects to family and friends. They provide a source of information on the project.

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Delightful Cross Stitch Christmas Stocking Patterns Bring You Joy!

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With Halloween now over for cross stitchers, and thanksgiving just around the corner, your holiday fun begins with the excitement of the vast range of needlework projects for a Cross Stitch Christmas Stocking. 

He’s known by a different name in almost every country he visits. But no matter what Santa Claus goes by, his arrival is eagerly anticipated by children all over the world…

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Feeling Jaded? Here Are Some Great New Cross Stitch Ideas.

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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! In this article we’ll give you a few new cross stitch ideas and get you to look at things a little differently.

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Native American Cross Stitch – A Heritage YOU Can Be Proud Of!

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Native American Cross Stitch: A Heritage YOU Can Be Proud Of!

The Native American people are proud of their heritage and of their ways. They have endured many tragedies throughout history, but they have stood strong 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 to honor these indigenous people.

You can stitch many striking native american images, especially of warriors and wolves, in fine detail as a cross stitch pattern…

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Why It’s Important So To Take Care of Your Eyes When Stitching

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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 colors and shapes, and she uses this ability to continue her cross stitching. Instead of using traditional patterns and equipment, she now uses Binca, a fabric that has a low hole-count, and also can be felt easily with your fingers as well as seen.

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Follow Your Passion And Aim For A Truly Fulfilled Life!

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This article is NOT directly related to Cross Stitch, But, you know what? Stitchers, in the main, are well-rounded, intelligent people with all sorts of different interests, some of which they get excited about. Especially when it lets you follow your passion.

Most people generally feel happier and more content when doing, watching or reading something that really catches their attention and interest. So, we decided to give you an article on how to first discover and then follow your own passion…

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Wedding Cross Stitch: Great Ideas For That Special Occasion

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When it comes to finding a unique gift for a bride and groom, wedding cross stitch patterns will give you ideas that make for a gift that’s a unique and wonderful choice. They serve as a beautiful reminder of this most important day in a couple’s life.

Also known as marriage patterns, these works of art provide a family heirloom for the couple to pass down to their children and future generations. The theme from the marriage pattern can also be used for anniversary presents, creating a collection of cross stitch art for the couple to add to over the years.

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Religious Cross Stitch Patterns May Help Your Faith.

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Religion is undoubtedly a major influence across the world and many cross stitchers will have considered stitching a piece that symbolizes their own faith; many have already done this. Well, for those yet to do so, just as with every other type of design that we frequently get the urge to search for, there are hundreds of beautiful religious cross stitch patterns available, both on- and off-line.Arabic religious cross stitch image

Admittedly, the majority of the patterns available are for the Christian and Catholic religions. However, there are a number of established sites that provide cross stitch patterns for stitchers from other religious backgrounds.

For example at www.islamiccrossstitch.bravehost.com/ there are a number of patterns based on the art of Arabic calligraphy. You can even stitch your name in Arabic. While they have others which depict the geometric patterns that are often associated with the Islam religion.

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