July’s Pixel Stitch RPG quest was about dyeing some fabric. This is something I’ve been meaning to try for years and just never got around to. It still feels daunting, but seeing everyone else give it a try for the first time really helped inspire others to try. Including myself! This is not a tutorial.… Read More Dyeing Cross Stitch Fabric at Home – With Tea!
This week I wanted to answer some common questions about working with glow in the dark thread. There’s a lot to cover, so I apologize in advance if this ends up being a long post. If there’s anything I missed though, feel free to ask! I’m always happy to answer your questions. Thread Brands For… Read More Glow in the Dark Cross Stitch Threads – How and Why to Use Them
If you’re expecting some of those fancy super aesthetic Bujo spreads here, you may be sorely disappointed. On the other hand, you may simply be here for layout ideas. You may even appreciate representation of bullet journals made by mere mortals such as myself. Whichever camp you’re in, I hope you find some inspiration here… Read More Bujo Spread Ideas for Cross Stitch Tracking
Now here’s a question that gets brought up quite frequently in the Pixel Stitch discord — washing your work. I’ll start off by saying that washing is entirely a matter of personal preference, and people do it all sorts of different ways. Here I’ll be outlining reasons I choose to wash, and how I go… Read More Washing your Cross Stitch: When and Why to Wash
Hello again! I’m doing another Christmas ornament this week for you all. I already had all the materials on hand after last week’s quilted balls tutorial, so I went ahead and tried a different style. This time, we’re making another fabric ornament style that divides your ball into quarters or eights. As before, I did… Read More Fabric Ornament – Make your own Cross Stitched Lens Baubles