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?
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