This is an article I’ve been wanting to write for a while! But once it won the Patreon poll, I was like “wait, what now?” How do I properly convey advanced stitches and specialty stitches in an article? Photos will only get me so far. And while I will TRY to describe them in text,… Read More Advanced and Specialty Stitches: More Than Just Cross Stitch
Here’s a post I’ve been wanting to make for a while! Today I’ll be sharing with you some of my favorite small businesses to shop at for cross stitching supplies! Sure, I could list dozens of pattern designers I love and support, but that should probably get its own article. 😉 Today I’ll be focusing… Read More Shop Small Businesses for your Cross Stitch Accessories!
It’s time for another not-tutorial, by someone who doesn’t actually know what they’re doing! Just like my attempts at dyeing aida fabric, I mainly just want to share my process so you can learn from my mistakes. This time, I’ll be turning some cross stitch designs into iron-on patches. At this point, I’m not even… Read More Making an Iron-On Patch out of Your Latest Cross Stitch Project
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