In this article we will help you understand the different evenweave fabrics available to make your cross stitch project exactly what you want it to be after you have invested your time and money in your project.
There is quite an assortment of evenweave fabrics available for cross stitch, and they come in assorted colors and thread count. Eve [...]
The cloth is your canvas . . . the floss is your paint.
As you prepare to begin your new and exciting cross stitch project, there are several things you must keep in mind.
You will want to choose a design that is appropriate for your skill level. It is not difficult to reach the level of “experienced” when doing cross stitch. It i [...]
There actually are many, many, many ways to do and use cross stitch projects. Here are some ideas for you.
1. Simple and small
This could be for the beginner or for the very experienced needleworker.
At the moment I’m thinking about making 4-inch-square coasters from a small design I fell in love with (only two or three colors). I’ [...]
The Lover Letter (Francious Martin-Kavel) – Cross Stitch Chart
The glass you choose when you are having your needlework project framed is perhaps the most important and easiest decision to make. There are basically three choices.
This glass is clear, but reflects lights, windows and even reflections of someone standing in [...]
What an exciting time this was! The Golden Age of Illustration began in the 1880s and continued until the economic hard times of the 1920s and 1930s brought it to an end.
So, what is the “Golden Age of Illustration?” It is the period of time when the lively American and global economies and cultures demanded grandiose visual mater [...]
If you are new to cross stitch you may have a bit of a learning curve when it comes to specific terms and equipment. We gathered up the most common ones and put them all in one place!
Used to enhance cross stitch designs. Mill Hill Glass Beads are a good choice since there is a large choice of several types of beads and colors.
This is [...]