• Are you a pattern designer? A cross-stitcher? Are you also knowledgeable in online crafts, design, etc… basically anything handmade or vintage? You can start making money and profiting off of your skill! Etsy is a marketplace focusing on unique handmade and vintage items. You can buy items or simply sell your creations. In this article, […]

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  • 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 you need will usually be provided. Otherwise, here’s a full list of the cross-stitch supplies you should have at hand before beginning. They are all very easy to find at […]

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  • It is easy to get carried away when cross-stitching. Just like reading a book and telling yourself one more page while you’re falling asleep, you might look at the clock and realize you’ve been stitching continuously for several hours. When you’re “in the zone”, it may become difficult to cross-stitch without injury. The problem with […]

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  • Cross-stitch kits for beginners should be your top choice if you’re introducing someone to this craft. They will help beginners slowly learn how to stitch without having to spend hundreds of dollars by buying every single color of floss before deciding on whether they’re not interested in it or not (which we all know they will). […]

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  • Airplane security has been at an all-time high for years and the rules can sometimes be confusing even to the most experienced travelers. Filtering what goes in your luggage, in your carry-on, in your handbag can prove to be a tiring task when you have to keep checking what you can bring on the plane […]

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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 made the jump to the online format in addition to […]

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  • Do you have a family member or friend who loves cross-stitching? As a result, are you wondering what to get them this Christmas? Don’t worry, because you’ve just come to the right place! As a cross-stitcher myself, I am humbly in one of the best positions to offer you advice about the best Christmas gift […]

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  • Did you know you can make money from selling your completed cross-stitch projects? If you enjoy doing it and have pieces you don’t really know what to do with, you can always try selling them! They make great gifts but not everyone enjoys cross-stitching. There are several websites online where you can create your store and sell your […]

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  • Thinking of ways you can spice up your cross stitch? If you’ve been stitching for a while, you may have noticed the most common thing found online  is the white Aida fabric 14 count stitched on with two strands of cotton floss. Like everything else, new techniques and material are popping up with time turning […]

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  • Before starting to cross-stitch, you need to have the cross-stitch pattern to follow at hand. At first look, all these squares and symbols might feel confusing, but it is very simple to read a pattern. Your pattern will consist of two parts: the actual pattern in itself and the legend. The Cross-Stitch Pattern The pattern […]

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