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
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!