There’s only so many framed cross stitches you can make before you run out of wall space for them all. Gifting to friends and family extends this a bit, but eventually they’ll run out of wall space too! Waste canvas and soluble canvas can help! What if I told you that you could wear your… Read More Waste Canvas vs Soluble Canvas : Cross Stitch Your Clothes!
I just love making these finishing tutorials! So here’s one I’ve actually done before over on CrossStitch.Live. The cross stitch biscornu! I’ve learned some things since then, and taken fresh photos. So here we go! 🙂 They make great little pin cushions. Make large ones for your desk; small ones for your travel box to… Read More Biscornu Tutorial : Making A Cross Stitch Pin Cushion
It is pretty much inevitable that at some point in your cross stitch journey you will find yourself with more materials and half-finished projects than you know what to do with. It is not uncommon to accidentally purchase more of a color you already had, or forget a WIP even existed for years at a… Read More Inventory Tracking: Cross Stitch Patterns, WIPs, and Materials
Whoops. Has it been a whole 2 months since my Sulky Petites review? Well in that blog post I mentioned I was working on a design using the threads I’d picked up. So here we are. In my initial review I show how it looks on 14 count and 28 count. Well I loved the… Read More Sulky Petites Cross Stitch Thread Review Part 2 – 16 Count Aida
Pin drums are by no means a new type of finish. These guys have been around for ages, but mostly among the more traditional cross stitch communities. There’s a few tutorials out there already, and I pulled from several of them when I put together my first pin drum. As always, there’s no single ‘right’… Read More Pin Drum Cross Stitch Finishing Tutorial