One of the most important things to do in getting your cross-stitch project going is to put grid lines on your fabric. It is very difficult to keep track of where to place your stitches without them. What you are doing is putting the chart grid lines of your design pattern onto your fabric, which will act as a guide for stitching and will mak [...]
Summer’s Passing (Jessie Willcox Smith) Cross Stitch Design
When we feel that first crisp breeze, we know summer is gone and fall has arrived – sometimes slowly, sometimes “right now.” Every season has its ups and downs; however, autumn has an unusual beauty to it. Those who particularly enjoy this season revel in the unique ability of [...]
You should be because . . .
1. It is a very relaxing activity.
2. It has been proven to be healthy. Check the article, “Health Benefits of Needlework,” on our website to find out why.
Some of the things you need to do or have to make it fun and relaxing:
1. Create a relaxing spot in your home for yourself where you can go w [...]