Kreinik is one of my favorite metallic threads to work with, and I’ve been wanting to write this article for quite some time. I just wanted a bit more experience with other metallic threads first. At this point I’ve worked with DMC Light Effects, DMC Diamant, DMC Mouline Etoile, Lecien Cosmo Nishikiito, Rainbow Gallery Petite… Read More Kreinik Thread and Cross Stitch – Everything You Need To Know
I originally compiled this list while writing the Kreinik article, but that article was getting super long so I ended up publishing this separately. Plus I wanted it to be its own resource, as it can be super helpful to compare brands regardless of which metallic thread you’re considering. Note that ALL of these brands… Read More Metallic Thread Brand Comparisons
Why Cross Stitch a Bookmark? You can make bookmarks in a ton of different ways, as we’ll discuss shortly. So why then cross stitch a bookmark? Are cardboard ones not good enough? Of course they are. Cardboard is fine. And plastic. Or metal. Whatever type of bookmarks you normally use. But as a cross stitcher,… Read More Cross Stitch Bookmark Finishing Tutorial
I’ve been enjoying making scissor fobs, and even made a tutorial for some cute geometric ones. But then I thought: what if I made one to look like a tea bag? So I did. Aaand here we are. Welcome to my brain. I’ve already discussed in that tutorial what scissor fobs are and why you… Read More Tea Bag Cross Stitch Scissor Fob Tutorial
Alright folks, this is gonna be a bit of a cheeky post. I’m not actually recommending hair color for dyeing aida. It did however come up jokingly in the Pixel Stitch discord server one day back in November 2022 and I was curious how it would actually come out. So I tried it, and I’m… Read More Dyeing Aida Using Hair Color – What Happens?