Last month I posted about how I colored some aida with tea! It turned out pretty well, actually. I also dyed some fabric with Kool-Aid though, so I wanted to document my results with that as well. 🙂 As before, This is not a tutorial. I am not an expert and have little experience dyeing… Read More Kool-Aid Dye – Coloring Cross Stitch Stitch Fabric At Home
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!
Hello! If you’ve stumbled across this post it’s likely you’ve tried cross stitching on black or otherwise dark colored fabrics. It’s also likely you’ve struggled with it. I’ve seen a lot of lovely designs that truly stand out best on black fabric. Vibrant colors just pop even more on dark backgrounds. You could do entire… Read More Black Aida: 6 Tips for Cross Stitching on Dark Fabrics
If you’re still new to cross stitch, you may not feel like you can really multitask without miscounting or getting lost. Once you’ve been at it a while, it can be a nearly mindless task and your brain starts to wander. It can be hard to feel productive sometimes. Whether you’re an experienced stitcher or… Read More Multitasking : 6 Things You Can Do While Cross Stitching