Ohhh boy. I’ve been putting off this blog for some time. Pricing is a fairly controversial topic, and there’s a few different ways to go about it. For the sake of this not being too long, I will be discussing only finished cross stitch projects, NOT patterns. That’s… a whole ‘nother can of worms that… Read More Pricing Your Cross Stitch for Commissions and Sales
This is probably going to be a long post, so let’s start this off by immediately saying this is NOT about whether you are fast or slow. None of that matters. You should not compare yourself to others and/or get upset at yourself for stitching slower due to injury, mental health, multitasking, etc. That’s not… Read More Speed Test: How to Measure Your Average Cross Stitch Rate and Why
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
If you’ve been around the cross stitch or embroidery community for a while, you’ve probably come across the term ORT. But what are ORTs and why do people keep them around? According to the dictionary an ort is “a scrap or remainder of food from a meal.” ; so in stitching terms it’s the scrap… Read More ORTs – What Do You DO With Your Leftover Cross Stitch Thread?
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!