Cross Stitch

Christmas Is Coming!

I remember when Christmas goods appeared in the stores at the beginning of December. Now they seem to start appearing in early September. I suppose I am really in an ambiguous position on this though. On the one hand it doesn’t seem right to have Christmas stock for sale in the shops this early in… Continue reading Christmas Is Coming!

Cross Stitch

Cross Stitch – a Brief Overview

Cross stitch is a form of embroidery which uses X-shaped stitches to form a pattern. It is the oldest form of embroidery and can be found all over the world. The most common fabrics used are evenweave fabrics such as linen, Aida and jobelan. Today materials such as rug canvas and plastic canvas are also… Continue reading Cross Stitch – a Brief Overview

Cross Stitch

The Wonderful World of Cross Stitch

I love counted cross stitch! That statement may sound a bit strong, but I really enjoy watching a picture emerge on a previously blank piece of material. There is such satisfaction in being able to see what you have achieved and in being creative as well. Don’t get me wrong – there can be plenty… Continue reading The Wonderful World of Cross Stitch