Sewing used to be taught alongside cooking and housekeeping as a life skill. Now whole generations are vague about needles and thread and what to do with them.
But we can learn! Cross stitch is an easy decorative technique that anyone can master. You can understand stitch types and basic materials in a few minutes, and start practicing today. Run through some of our useful-to-know posts below. (Or if you’re past uber-beginner, try our Tips & Tools page.)