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
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!
Tell Me About Mandalas? One of the new kids on our block in recent times are mandala cross stitch patterns. With their kaleidoscope-style mosaic of vivid colors, they’re proving a real hit with stitchers everywhere. They can look absolutely stunning when stitched, framed and displayed on a wall and make a natural conversation piece (pun
When it comes to the festive season, one of my favorite things to do is attempt at least one large Christmas cross stitch design. I’m sure I’m not alone in this practice. Although recently I have been busy creating small cards and bookmarks in preparation for Christmas. The weeks fly past at this time of
Introducing specialty threads for stitching As we all try to make an extra effort to add shimmer and style to our special occasion stitching projects, there are many challenges that may arise. We know how great specialty threads are – and what they can add to the finished results of our sparkling projects. Metallic or