Hello stitchers! Today we’ll be talking about how to make a grime guard for your Q-Snap. There are plenty of tutorials for these out there already but I do a poll on my Patreon every month for what I should write about, and this is what was voted on! So I’m going to try and… Read More Grime Guard / Q-Snap Cozy: Make Your Own With a Fat Quarter
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
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