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Cross Stitch Academy
Before starting your first project, there are a few essential cross stitch supplies you will need. If you purchased a cross stitching kit, most of the items will be provided. Otherwise, here’s a full list of cross stitch supplies to have on hand. They are all very easy to find at a craft store or...
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Airplane security has been high for years and deciding what goes in your checked-in luggage, in your carry-on, or in your handbag is sometimes confusing. But what about our favorite hobby? Is it possible to cross stitch on an airplane? According to the TSA The official answer from the TSA is that yes, you can...
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Cross stitching magazines are still of value in the life of a cross stitcher. They offer patterns, tutorials, advice and plenty of tips and tricks and finishing ideas! Even though you can still buy them at your local craft stores or bookstore, a lot of these magazines have an online format in addition to their...
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If you enjoy cross stitch and have more finished pieces than you need, try selling them. They make great gifts. Note: If you used someone else’s pattern, make sure you are not violating any copyright. Patterns usually have a notice with them that tells you what you can and can’t do with the design. You...
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Cross stitching has a long history. Many, many people navigated uneven stitches and sore fingers to get better at their craft. Here are 7 fun facts about cross stitching that may surprise you. 1. Traces of cross stitch have been found on cloth fragments dating all the way back to the 6th century Not only did cross...
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Have you spent hours online looking for your next cross stitching pattern and not found one you love? Do you wish you could stitch the image you have in mind? With the increase of online tools, it’s easy to upload an image and get the corresponding pattern. But we can’t ignore the human element in...
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Do you have a family member or friend who loves cross stitching? Wondering what to get them this Christmas? Don’t worry, because you’ve come to the right place for gift ideas for an avid cross stitcher. Feel free to get any one of these… or more… or even all of them! Your loved one will...
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I love Christmas gifts. I love giving them and I love receiving them. What better way to show how much you know a person than creating a handmade gift just for them? Since I cross stitch (and I’m usually almost broke by the time the season comes), I always go through gift ideas I can...
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