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Cross Stitched Picture: Created From A Favorite Photo – Review

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!

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Cross Stitch Accessories: Nice To Have Or Essential?

Cross stitch is one of the simplest forms of needlework, but can still be daunting to an inexperienced stitcher. Perhaps you are now becoming familiar with the basic concepts of stitching. Maybe you have even done a couple of projects and are starting to feel comfortable with the basic supplies of threads and fabric. Not […]

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cross stitch hoops

Cross Stitch Hoops: Do You Love or Hate Them?

Using cross stitch hoops (or frames) when you embroider is often considered to be essential. I have a small collection of hoops of different sizes, and every now and again I use them. My largest hoop is too big to place among my general stitching stash, so it sits on a shelf, like a huge […]

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Lighted Magnifying Glasses For Stitchers – A Patterns Patch Review

A Patterns Patch Review  Some time ago my wife started suffering from headaches. Initially mild, they were getting a little worse and tended to come on in the evenings, usually when she was stitching. We felt that the failing light at the end of the day was the most likely cause since in addition to the […]

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