diy thread organizer
How To

How to Quickly Make a Great DIY Thread Organizer

As a DIY project, making your own cross stitch thread organizer can be completed quickly and cheaply by literally anybody. A thread (floss) organizer plays an important part in cross stitching success. It comprises a card with threads looped through holes, labelled with associated symbols and color names of the threads to be used for

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cross stitch cheats
How To

How to Cheat At Cross Stitch

In the days of old ‘to cheat’ was to steal something of value from another person. Today, a subtle variation of cheating can be termed ‘acceptable shortcuts’. So, let’s consider a few hints, tricks, and shortcuts for how to cheat at cross stitch. Now! In the kitchen, we’re all accustomed to using shortcuts — quick

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cross stitch tools
Tools & Supplies

10 Essential Cross Stitch Tools To Ensure More Stitching Fun!

Whether you’re a new stitcher or highly experienced it’s so much easier when you have the right cross stitch tools. While it’s true you can start cross stitching with as little as: a needle, some thread, and a bit of fabric, adding any or all of our classy 10 tools and gadgets below will be

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mental health issues
News

Can Mental Health Issues Be Improved By Cross Stitch?

Why Mental Health Problems Are a Growing Concern For All of Society Okay, so besides the normal day to day hustle and immense stress of daily living in this modern digital age, we now have a pandemic to contend with. And the uncertainty surrounding us just makes it so much harder to deal with. So

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cross stitching tips
Tutorials

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 might think

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wedding cross stitch
Ideas

Wedding Cross Stitch: Great Ideas For That Special Occasion

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

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Ideas

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

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!

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