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Cross Stitch Fun: 5 Ways To Increase Your Cross Stitch Pleasure – Right now!

It’s easy to get into a stitching rut. I know how easy it is to keep to the same sorts of designs, safe in the knowledge that it’s the easiest route to getting good results. I’ve started stretching myself a little more, over the past few months, and I am surprised to discover just how …

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Counted Cross Stitch Supplies For Newbies Made Easy.

If you are new to the world of needlework and embroidery crafts, you might consider trying counted cross stitch. Cross stitch is a popular form of counted-thread embroidery in which you use x-shaped stitches to form a picture. It is called counted cross stitch because the stitcher counts the threads in each direction so that …

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Cross Stitching Tips: 7 Essential Secrets of the Best Stitchers.

In my last article, I wrote about the seven bad habits of cross stitching – those dark secrets that lurk in everyone’s cross stitching past – and even persist when we become more skilled. Today, I’m thinking of the opposite – cross stitching tips: the 7 essential secrets of the best stitchers. You’d think that …

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Specialty Threads: Great Tips for Cross Stitch Success

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 …

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Cross Stitch Threads! Six Exciting Alternatives to DMC and Anchor

Many cross stitchers start out happily using thread made by two of the best-known manufacturers: Anchor and DMC. And continue to do so throughout their stitching careers. While these two companies produce high quality threads, so do other notable manufacturers of cross stitch threads, and all are well worth your consideration. Below is a list …

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