• There are times when I wish I could cross-stitch faster, especially when I have several great project ideas and I’m really impatient to finish what I’m working on to start with the next one. In order to overcome that problem, I had to think of things I could do to get some speed into my […]

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  • About 20 years ago, J.K. Rowling published her first book in the Harry Potter series starting a worldwide phenomenon. Adults and children alike have been obsessed with the young wizard and his friends’ stories and their fight against You-Know-Who. We’ve shared their ups and downs, heartbreaks and griefs and some of us (okay, maybe just […]

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  • Are you tired of sticking to the traditional cross-stitch patterns and finishings? Here’s a new challenge you can take on: 3D Cross Stitching! Don’t be alarmed: 3D Cross Stitching is not an entirely new technique: you’re already doing it when you turn any piece into a cube or a card. However, some people are taking […]

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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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  • 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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  • How many times did you spend hours online looking for your next cross-stitching project’s pattern and never finding one that was good enough? How many times did you wish you could stitch the exact image you have in mind? As someone who could barely draw and zero color coordination skills, I really envied designers on […]

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  • Cross-stitching, like any other type of hobby, has its own evolution and progress throughout history. When you think of the history of cross-stitching, the image of young girls in the middle age being yelled at by their nannies about how their stitches are uneven may pop up in your head. Here are 7 fun facts about the history […]

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  • With all the multitude of online resources online, there is nothing than a well structured class to put you on track. If you are a beginner and are looking for an online cross-stitch class, why don’t you head on to Annie’s Catalog of Online Classes? Annie’s Catalog is a website dedicated to all types and […]

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  • When I first launched this website, my main goal was to help others learn about cross-stitching and how to do it. To a lot of people, cross-stitching is part of an old forgotten childhood memory. However, since cross-stitching is becoming popular once again, it seemed like the perfect time to share not only tutorials and information but […]

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