Cross Stitch Tool Kit Module 5 – Gadgets

Gadgets These are the items you will LOVE to have, but are not a totally necessity. These are great ideas to give people if they want to know what to buy you for Christmas or a birthday! The need to haves are pretty simple – fabric, needle, floss. Even a pattern is...

Cross Stitch Tool Kit Module 5 – Holders

Holders Cross stitch can be done “in hand” – meaning just holding the fabric with your hands as you stitch. This method can be more difficult for larger projects.  You will also get neater stitches if you use some form of holder.  In this section we...

Cross Stitch Tool Kit Module 5 – Needles

Needles The third ingredient you must have when cross stitching is a needle. Many just see a needle, as just a needle, but there are many choices here too! The search for the perfect needle is an ongoing search – some threads work better with certain sizes; some...

Cross Stitch Tool Kit Module 5 – Floss

Floss Our second key ingredient when cross stitching is the floss. Many non-stitchers refer to this as the “string”. In this section, we will go over: The anatomy of floss Big Three Floss Brands Pros and Cons of the Big Three Specialty Floss   The...

Cross Stitch Tool Kit Module 5 – Fabric

Fabric One of the key ingredients needed when cross stitching is your fabric. Most newbies will usually get very overwhelmed with the options – or not even know what options they have. For this tutorial I will show you: The different types of fabric What fabric...