Cross Stitch

Click on the links below to find information on stitching tips, and work in progress!

Stitching standMy stitching stand

Read how I found the perfect stitching stand - under the Christmas tree!

Cross stitch kitsCross stitch kits

Choosing a cross stitch kit can be imposing - there are so many things to consider! Here are my recommendations to make your decision a little easier.

Documenting your work is very important. You spend a lot of time and effort into making useful and beautiful things - be sure to sign your name!

Wolves kit - and a miscount!

Wolves kit The first week, and already a do-over...all the green and the bottom of the letter "W" are about 12 stitches too high...(sigh)

Cross-stitching a phrase to personalize an album cover

Charting a quote to personalize a photo album - or any other object is a great way to introduce pattern design!

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