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Floss
Mon, Dec 28, 2015 12:57 PM
Posted by Terry Fritch
I have been cross stitching for quite sometime now. I purchase a lot of dimensions pictures, what I am seeing is there never enough floss. So I found a conversion chart hoping to solve my problem ( people do make mistakes) what I found out is, a lot of the floss don't match. I had to wait 15 days for replacement thread, which I think was ridiculous
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    Reply from Anita
    Monday, December 28, 2015 1:19 PM
    I’ve been cross stitching kits for a while too. My solution is to not use the floss from the kit companies but to convert to DMC. This way, if I run out of DMC, I can go buy another skein and keep on going with the project. Go to top
    • Reply from Terry Fritch
      Wednesday, December 30, 2015 3:28 PM
      That's what I will be doing in the future, but want to finish this one first. Go to top
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      Reply from Sue
      Thursday, February 04, 2016 12:18 PM
      Thank you for this post. I like many of the dimensions kits but generally stay away from them due to the floss issue. Is there a thread conversion chart available? I was looking through the one kit I have and did not see one, they have the floss they provide numbered but nothing to convert it to. Go to top
      • Reply from Kyndra
        Tuesday, February 16, 2016 2:44 PM
        I just discovered this website, and the conversion chart for Dimensions patterns is fabulous! I just now ran out of thread for my cross-stitch, which was a pre-packed kit, and didn't have the DMC thread number. I looked up the Dimensions thread number and searched for it on this website, and it gave me the DMC thread number, which was what I needed for my pattern. Yeah! It was only one thread number off, which was easy enough to figure out. I constantly have this problem, but this website is fabulous, and I recommend using the thread conversion chart for your Dimensions patterns. Good luck and God Bless! Go to top
  • Reply from Aleida
    Thursday, March 03, 2016 11:51 AM
    I have done many kits and never run out of floss. In fact I have much left over. I stitch /////////////, followed by \\\\\\\\\\\\\. Do you complete each stitch as you go, rather than row by row. If so, you use quite a bit extra floss...which could be why you run out. I am not judging,,,just saying. We each stitch our own way. It is the finished piece that is important. Go to top
  • Reply from Pat
    Saturday, June 03, 2017 1:55 PM
    Thanks for all who answered I will try dimension to find a conversion chart. Go to top