If you’ve been around the cross stitch community long enough you’ve probably run into blended threads. They used to be quite frequently used in larger detailed patterns, I don’t seem to see this technique used as much nowadays except in certain pattern styles. Today though I wanted to discuss what blended threads are and how… Read More Blended Threads: Creating New Floss Colors With Tweeding
Hello! I’ve been wanting to make a cross stitch fabric tray for quite a while now, and it’s about time I get it done. I do want to preface this by saying this isn’t technically a tutorial, as I have no idea what I’m doing. Instead, I’ll be following this tutorial by A Spoonful of… Read More Fabric Tray with Cross Stitch – Decorative Trinket Trays
It’s time for another finishing tutorial! I’m always looking for fun ways to make my cross stitches into useful items, and while the scissor case is definitely not a new concept in the cross stitch community I hadn’t made one yet. So I wanted to try my hand at one myself! As usual, I’ll not… Read More Scissor Cases – Safely Store Your Storks
Today I wanted to put together a resource that I wish I had when I was starting out streaming. Some examples of stream setups and how to best capture crafts on camera while chatting live with other crafters. Whether you cross stitch, or do some other art or craft and just stumbled across this article… Read More Streaming Setups for Crafts: Share your Cross Stitch With the World!
I’ve seen the word pendibule mentioned in relation to cross stitch on the internet for some time now, but no one seems to know what they are or where they come from. And recently, they’ve been popping up all over the place again! So I thought I’d do some research and try to explain it… Read More Pendibule Ornament Tutorial: Unique Cross Stitch Finishes