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
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
Today I just wanted to spend some time putting together a resource of places you can purchase cross stitch materials. I’ll be continuously building onto this list, so feel free to send me suggestions.. Whether you’re just starting out and need the basics, or want to branch out and try new things. I will try… Read More Worldwide Resources For Cross Stitch Materials
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