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Fri, Jul 17, 2015 8:16 PM
Posted by Charles
3 Replies
Hello people, how are you? to be honest I'm a little new in cross stitch (I'm with my second pattern). And I appreciate if someone can tell me if have ever hear about this page http://tinyurl.com/7rtbvhc, there are some patterns that I would like to do, but never hear about... Read Post Go to top
vintage JP coats convert sion chart
Fri, Jun 26, 2015 12:17 AM
Posted by Dianne
2 Replies
I need to find a conversion chart for JP Coats for vintage numbers to new JP Coats. Thanks for any help anyone can provide. Dianne... Read Post Go to top
Gallery
Mon, Jun 22, 2015 7:38 PM
Posted by Elaine
0 Replies
I've recently returned to cross stitching after a ten year hiatus. I'd like to post some of my finished projects, but am not sure how to go about doing this. Can someone clue me in?... Read Post Go to top
question - Designer Stitches
Tue, Jun 9, 2015 4:17 AM
Posted by Natasha
0 Replies
hi, is the design stitch to DMC, the Designer Stitch used for Winnie the Pooh? Thank you... Read Post Go to top
New cross stitcher
Mon, May 25, 2015 1:17 PM
Posted by Tammy
6 Replies
Hi all I am new to cross stitching. Have no supplies yet but 1 kit. Not sure where to begin. Where can you find kits and other supplies REAL cheap? I am disabled so can't afford much but wanna get started. Hoping it will help my depression. What are some... Read Post Go to top
AWESOME WEB SITE
Sun, May 24, 2015 9:34 AM
Posted by KIM WEAVER
2 Replies
THIS WEB SITE IS AWESOME!!! I HOPE OTHERS ARE AWARE OF IT!! UNFORTUNATELY I WAS NOT..I HAD A CROSS STITCH KIT FROM SOME TIME AGO COULD NOT FIND THE MATCHES TO THE COLORS THAT WERE INCLUDED. FORTUNATELY I SAVED THE GUIDE AND FOUND THIS WEB SITE!! NOW I AM OFF... Read Post Go to top
sullivan threads
Mon, May 11, 2015 3:46 PM
Posted by Mary Lou
4 Replies
I'm starting a new project and thought I might use Sullivan Threads. Have any of you heard anything about them?... Read Post Go to top
starting again after many years
Thu, Apr 23, 2015 1:51 PM
Posted by Cynthia Lindsay
3 Replies
I have been away from cross stitch for a long time. I think 1981 was my last year. I'm looking for some tips on finding the center of the fabric (pattern not stamped on the fabric). Fold the fabric in fours and crease then pick the center? Thanking in advance.... Read Post Go to top
Compile a listing of Judaica (and related) patterns.
Wed, Apr 15, 2015 10:23 AM
Posted by Nancy Weber
3 Replies
Many years ago I began to compile a listing of Judaica (and related) patterns in the various magazines and books. In 1998 I took a hiatus and am not sure I've gotten all the patterns captured. if you know of any patterns please send me a listing of what you... Read Post Go to top
How to contact designer
Wed, Mar 18, 2015 3:15 PM
Posted by Cynthia
2 Replies
I would like to contact Terra Luna Stitchery. Does anybody know how I can do this? I appreciate your help!... Read Post Go to top
Email Addresses
Wed, Jan 28, 2015 9:14 AM
Posted by Judy
2 Replies
Anita, can you tell me how we would get an email address of another person that posted? For example I have some free charts I collected over the years and would like to share them with someone that is looking for them but don't know how to exchange email addresses... Read Post Go to top
Strangest Comment On Your Needlework
Wed, Jan 14, 2015 9:26 AM
Posted by Jennifer
28 Replies
I always get the nicest comments and helpful and polite suggestion from my fellow Cyberstitchers. But the "real world" can be a cruel place. What is the strangest comment (good or bad) that you have gotten on a cross-stitch project? I showed a recently completed design to a non-stitching friend... Read Post Go to top
NO MORE WIPS
Sat, Jan 3, 2015 1:27 AM
Posted by NANCYE G
2 Replies
I went thru all of my projects earlier this year and threw away all the WIPS I had that I knew I would never finish. It was painful but had to be done. Last night I finished a project. This morning I realize that I have absolutely no WIPS. Hurrah... Read Post Go to top
Wooden boxes with insert.
Thu, Jan 1, 2015 1:19 PM
Posted by Jean
3 Replies
Would anyone out there know where I can buy wooden boxes with an insert in the lid to accommodate cross stitch. The size isn't important as I can adapt the size of the cross stitch pattern. I live in Australia but postage wouldn't be a problem.... Read Post Go to top
This website
Thu, Jan 1, 2015 12:40 AM
Posted by Joy Greene
7 Replies
This website is awesome. It saved lots of money and heartache in trying to make a very good project. I really enjoy cross stitching since I was in the 7th grade. ... Read Post Go to top
SEWING SCISSORS
Sat, Dec 27, 2014 7:23 PM
Posted by NANCYE G
0 Replies
I am going to make some yarmulkes. They are the little "beanies" that Jewish men (and some women) wear in the synagogue. Each yarmulke has four roundish trianglur (about 6 or 7 inch) sections that are sewn together. That is eight pieces for each unit (top and lining) My eight... Read Post Go to top
Mites
Thu, Dec 4, 2014 4:06 PM
Posted by gwenrose
1 Reply
I noticed some small black specks on one of my early cross stitch works and when I took the work out of its frame, I found lots of small black particles which I removed with tweezers. I then noticed a tiny white insect when I looked through the magnifier. Are... Read Post Go to top
Login Problems
Sun, Nov 16, 2014 6:10 AM
Posted by Carol Phillips
1 Reply
When I try to log into the site with my email and password, the stupid thing keeps changing my .com to .con and won't let me log in. HELP!... Read Post Go to top
Pet's Birthdays
Fri, Nov 14, 2014 4:45 PM
Posted by Busydebbie
2 Replies
How do you celebrate your pet's birthday? or adoption day? Our little female cat Electra is 2 today! (She was a replacement kitten from the breeder when we had to have our little Dexter put to sleep at 6 months one day because he had FIP) ... Read Post Go to top
Coordinating Color Chart
Mon, Oct 27, 2014 3:23 PM
Posted by Savllen
1 Reply
I saw somewere in the WWW a color coordinating chart, does anyone have any ideas of were to find one? thanks!... Read Post Go to top
What is it called?
Sun, Oct 26, 2014 10:33 PM
Posted by NANCYE G
3 Replies
I love doing the patterns where there is only an outline (usually in one or two colors). It is not quite a silhouttee. Kind of reminds me of doing dot-to-dot pictures in a coloring book. What is the proper name of this type of pattern>... Read Post Go to top
France stitching shops
Tue, Sep 9, 2014 4:08 PM
Posted by Monica
3 Replies
I just landed in France for an extended assignment. Even though it is home to DMC, I am disappointed with the difficulty I have had finding great cross stitch supply shops. Does anyone know any good shops in France they can recommend? Alternatively, does anyone have any great online shops... Read Post Go to top
copy write information on patterns
Mon, Sep 8, 2014 10:19 AM
Posted by Rose Hintzen
3 Replies
I would like to know how I can acquire a pattern that has a copy write. When I have students that stay with me through Couch Surfing. They usually come with a little present and I would like to sew book markers to them , so it important that I... Read Post Go to top
Alabama Needle Arts
Thu, Sep 4, 2014 10:03 AM
Posted by Beth G.
1 Reply
I have purchased several military designs from Alabama Needle Arts, but I'm afraid the lady who ran the company has probably passed away by now. Would anyone be able to give me any information on this? I would like to find another source of military designs if this firm no... Read Post Go to top
Patterns on Tablets
Mon, Jul 28, 2014 2:25 PM
Posted by NANCYE G
7 Replies
I have been converting some patterns into pdf format and then doing the stitching using my computer. It works well. Now I am thinking that I would like to use a tablet so I can take my work to another room or out of the house with me. Has anyone... Read Post Go to top
new DMC colors
Mon, Jul 28, 2014 10:12 AM
Posted by darla
7 Replies
Does anyone in the Phoenix Metropolitan area know any stores that have the new colors in stock? I have tried several Walmart, Michael's, Hobby Lobby and JoAnn's stores and can't find them. I'm getting very frustrated! I can't order them online.... Read Post Go to top
Color number guide
Mon, Apr 28, 2014 11:28 PM
Posted by Tracey
1 Reply
I bought the J&P Coats 100 bobbins w/plastic storage box. I'd like to know if someone out there can share what numbers they are. I like to keep track but some of them are so close it is hard to tell. Wish they had added a chart.. thanks to all... Read Post Go to top
Software Program
Wed, Jan 22, 2014 12:24 PM
Posted by Carol
3 Replies
Several years ago I purchased graphs to cross stitch my grandchildren's pictures. The first ones I purchased from "Nancy Oster Original Needlework Design" in Santa Barbara, California. Later on this person, I believe, turned her business over to "Original Needlework Designs by Karen" in Klamath Falls, Oregon. These were the... Read Post Go to top
Color codes and names for floss manufacturers
Mon, Jan 20, 2014 7:44 AM
Posted by Valer
1 Reply
Hello, I am in the process of updating a piece of software that generates cross stitch diagrams out of images. I would like to include the capability to list the necessary floss from various manufacturers (Coates, Anchor, etc.). Does anybody have a hopefully complete list of floss color codes and... Read Post Go to top
Zwicky
Tue, Jan 7, 2014 6:58 AM
Posted by b Turner
1 Reply
Anyone know where to find a conversion from the Zwicky silk colors? have a pattern calling for Zwicky silk 2273, 2274, 2276, 2277, 2279, 2039, 2040, 2041, 2010, and 2017... Read Post Go to top
monthly cupcakes
Sat, Dec 21, 2013 5:02 PM
Posted by darla
6 Replies
I just want to say 'thank you' to Lorraine Clarke for the monthly cupcake patterns! I have a daughter (in-law) that loves to bake, especially cupcakes. I'm going to make her some ornaments using these patterns-starting with her birth month. I know she'll love them!... Read Post Go to top
Where is post?
Wed, Oct 30, 2013 12:53 PM
Posted by Darla
7 Replies
There was a post on here from Stacey who was looking for an owl bookmark pattern. I found the pattern and was going to email it to her, but the post disappeared and I didn't write down her email address. I don't believe Stacey would have deleted it. She really... Read Post Go to top
Just back from Alaska
Sun, Oct 27, 2013 2:59 PM
Posted by Sue1962
1 Reply
Just got back from a 14 day cruise and land tour of Alaska and bought several state-related cross-stitch patterns of local flowers and a couple of totem pole motifs. Enjoyed talking to the locals at their shops and made friends with them. I was wondering if anyone, besides myself, buy... Read Post Go to top
Old anchor threads
Fri, Sep 20, 2013 6:56 PM
Posted by Sam Peate
3 Replies
Hi guys please could someone help?? I have lots of anchor threads that I'm trying to convert as the pattern I have is in DMC but the problem I have is that the anchor threads I have seem to be none existent :( I have codes such as 599/542/831 there... Read Post Go to top
How Do I Reach Nancy Rossi, designer
Sun, Sep 1, 2013 5:17 PM
Posted by Joan
1 Reply
I'm trying to track down for purchase Ms. Rossi's 2003 needlepoint kit Nasturtiums. I cannot find it anywhere -- at EBay, Amazon, various stitchery outlets like JoAnne Fabric, etc. I needlepointed one of these kits for a gift. Now I need another for another gift. Can anyone suggest anything?... Read Post Go to top
supplies from a smoker's home
Mon, Jun 17, 2013 7:06 PM
Posted by Nancye G
4 Replies
I bought a large Rubbermaid tub full of cross stitch supplies today. When I got home I realized that they smelled smoky. There are also five boxes of floss. If I spread the stuff out in the basement will the smell go away. Should I was the fabric first? The... Read Post Go to top
how do I contact Lorraine Clarke
Fri, Jun 7, 2013 4:36 PM
Posted by Christine
11 Replies
I stitched 'Iced Bun' by Lorraine Clarke. I would like to send her a picture of it but I don't know how to contact her. Can someone help me. Thanks Christine... Read Post Go to top
1st time cross stitch afghan question
Sun, Jun 2, 2013 9:46 AM
Posted by Laura
2 Replies
I bought an arghan to stitch on & didnt really find any instructions with it. I'm an avid stitcher but the afghan is a first for me. I need to know how many strands of floss to use for these afghans. Does anyone know?... Read Post Go to top
Love the New Site
Wed, Mar 27, 2013 12:00 AM
Posted by Judy
2 Replies
Hi Anita, Just logged on and was surprised to see the new layout, it really looks great and I know how hard you both worked on it, congratulations it looks fantastic. Now off to check out a few areas I missed. Enjoy your day. Happy stitching, Judy ... Read Post Go to top
The US Cross Stitcher Magazine bites the dust!
Tue, Aug 16, 2011 8:05 AM
Posted by wirose
3 Replies
In response to an email I wrote to the XSer magazine, I got this reply: The February issue will be last issue of The Cross Stitcher in its current magazine format. The All New Crafts n things will be replacing all of our craft magazines -- combining all four titles:... Read Post Go to top
Majesty and Peri-Lusta floss
Wed, Mar 16, 2011 1:00 PM
Posted by Christy
2 Replies
I was given a box full of floss. They are all Majesty and Peri-Lusta. They are in great shape, but I cant find anyway to convert them to dmc or anchor. All the patterns I have are in dmc and anchor colors. I am not sure if i should use... Read Post Go to top
framing question
Thu, Feb 10, 2011 5:59 AM
Posted by Rose
10 Replies
Has anyone tried using rubber cement to stick their aida cloth on a board for framing? Is it safe?... Read Post Go to top
where to shop
Fri, Sep 3, 2010 9:52 PM
Posted by Sandra
3 Replies
Does anyone know where you can purchase premade items such as baby bibs or towels that have the cross stitch fabric already included so that a person can stitch their own design in the cross stitch area? I live near a Michael's store and they do not carry these type... Read Post Go to top
Graph Paper
Sun, Aug 8, 2010 6:57 PM
Posted by Genneth Jackson
1 Reply
I am looking for free 7, 10 and 14 count graph paper. Can anyone help me?... Read Post Go to top
Posting pictures
Fri, Jul 9, 2010 10:59 AM
Posted by irene
1 Reply
I just finished the Spotted Owl project. What a lot of work with all those fractionals. LOL But I made it for a dear friend who is leaving work. I work at a wildlife care center and we have a few educational birds. One is a Spotted Owl and my... Read Post Go to top
Semco Cotton #944, #945, #947
Mon, Jul 5, 2010 7:07 AM
Posted by Diana Tanner
2 Replies
An SOS from Australia - I have an unfinished Semco cross stitch tablecloth and need the following colours: #944 #945 #947 Do you have any skeins hiding in your cupboards? I need quite a few to finish the tablecloth. I have tried to match colours using other brands but the... Read Post Go to top
Need phrase: About hot water and Tea
Fri, May 7, 2010 5:38 PM
Posted by Busydebbie
1 Reply
I need the correct phrase about the flavor of the tea and hot water for a bookmarker. I have already stitch a tea bag at the top of the ribband (1-7/8) now I need a phrase something like: The flavor of the Tea is known only in HOT WATER ... Read Post Go to top
trying to find software
Thu, Mar 11, 2010 6:41 PM
Posted by bombsuitgirl
1 Reply
Hi I am looking for where I might be able to find software to create a cross stitch pattern for me. I can give to my son he works and collects Canadian tire memorabilia and would luv to do him a pic of the store he works at if anyone... Read Post Go to top
J&P Coates Floss
Wed, Mar 3, 2010 12:11 AM
Posted by beckie
4 Replies
Does any one know were i could purchase j&p coats thread? I have a jo-ann fabrics store and michaels and all they carry is dmc....thankyou for your help Beckie... Read Post Go to top
what to do with all?
Sat, Feb 20, 2010 10:23 AM
Posted by nannanna
5 Replies
I like to do small projects and give them to friends, but, framing costs are sometimes a little much and besides not all want to have them displayed in their homes? So, my question is what does everyone do with their handy work once done, I have some toys I've... Read Post Go to top
Precious Petals
Sat, Feb 6, 2010 8:16 PM
Posted by Debbie
1 Reply
Am trying to find back issue of cross stitch collection magazine March 2005 that has precious petals cross stich pattern Thank You... Read Post Go to top
Flat fold
Sat, Feb 6, 2010 3:41 PM
Posted by Carol Moore
2 Replies
I have heard of flat fold. I think I know what it looks like, but I'm mot sure. Could someone send me directions? I would really appreciate it. Thank you... Read Post Go to top
Converting a picture to a pattern to cross stich
Thu, Dec 3, 2009 1:37 PM
Posted by Susan
1 Reply
Hello All, I am interested in making my own cross stitch patterns from a picture. What is the best way to do this? I would appreciate any advice on using programs etc. Thank You... Read Post Go to top
Looking for tiny aperture cards in US
Fri, Jul 10, 2009 9:55 PM
Posted by wirose
3 Replies
I have the One Nighters leaflet, 80 Gift Cards. I am looking for the 2-1/2" aperture cards for them. The leaflet suggested Crafter's Pride. They sell silver, red and green. They come with the cloth and are $6 for 6. I think this is too expensive for such little things.... Read Post Go to top
Cross Stitch Blogs
Tue, Jun 23, 2009 10:58 AM
Posted by Kathy H
2 Replies
I would like to know if there are any good cross stitch blogs. Ideas and how_tos and free patterns would be good. Thanks... Read Post Go to top
Heartbroken
Wed, Jun 3, 2009 8:35 AM
Posted by Adriana
3 Replies
So i got this great kit from the Titanic exhibit in the museum near us ( Okay 3 hours away) and happily stitching along until I realized there wasn't enough material to finish the pattern let alone to frame it. Anyone one else ever have this problem before? How did... Read Post Go to top
Spring Gardening
Wed, May 6, 2009 8:08 PM
Posted by Busydebbie
1 Reply
After 2 1/2 days of weeding the flower beds, I was finally able to do some planting:) Got the whole flat of petunias in between shower breaks. Was wondering if it was just me...but do you find that after a day of gardening... that you just don't stitch that evening?... Read Post Go to top
Happy Easter Holiday
Sun, Apr 12, 2009 5:34 AM
Posted by Melissa
5 Replies
Hello everyone, I wanted to wish that everyone will have an enjoyous Eater Holiday rather it be with family members or just within side your house,or maybe even at your local Churches. May you enjoy it. Melissa Kestler ... Read Post Go to top
Perforated Paper
Sun, Mar 8, 2009 9:25 PM
Posted by Kathy
3 Replies
Granddaughter "volunteered" me to make @ 300 bookmarks for a Reading Camp she is sponsoring this summer. I'm very proud of her, but need some assistance in locating some perforated paper which is not too costly. All I've seen is 2 sheets for $5. ... Read Post Go to top
Mary-Anne Mack
Mon, Feb 16, 2009 10:30 PM
Posted by Patricia
1 Reply
Mary having trouble with your email addy. could you please email me again. my email is catgoddess_720@yahoo.com... Read Post Go to top
ornament exchange
Wed, Feb 4, 2009 7:50 PM
Posted by Patricia
1 Reply
I was wondering if any of you ladies would like to start a ornament exchange with me i have 4 ladies that is interested am looking for some more... Read Post Go to top
PC stitch Pattern Files
Mon, Jan 26, 2009 2:53 AM
Posted by Patricia
2 Replies
Can someone tell me how to download the pc stitch pattern files so i can download some patterns?... Read Post Go to top
Repetitive Stress Injury
Sun, Jan 18, 2009 10:36 PM
Posted by Annette
2 Replies
I was wondering if anyone has experienced RSI as a result of stitching? I was just diagnosed with DeQuervain's Tenoynovitis. The only thing that could have caused it is cross stitching. I'm in a brace for several weeks. I guess I'll have to wait to start that new project. My... Read Post Go to top
Cross Stitch Diary
Thu, Jan 15, 2009 12:13 PM
Posted by Sharon Larkin
2 Replies
I was thinking of starting a Cross Stitch Diary for January. Is there a program for it or is it a book. And what type of info should I keep in it. Sharon... Read Post Go to top
Finishing an ornament
Sat, Dec 6, 2008 7:50 AM
Posted by Crossstitcher
1 Reply
Has anyone every finished an ornament using a 3" round gold hoop frame? If so, what is the best material for using as to cover the back of the cardboard? What kind of ribbon do you use so they can hang the ornament on the tree and how does one... Read Post Go to top
desperate
Mon, Oct 20, 2008 5:46 PM
Posted by fonda
3 Replies
I started a pair of pillowcases as a Christmas present using a J &P Coats bright shaded red # 190. I thought it would be no problem to find some more but I have not had any luck. Can anyone tell me where to purchase it or is there anyone... Read Post Go to top
graph paper
Sat, Oct 18, 2008 7:46 PM
Posted by patricia
1 Reply
i have the reader needed to run this program, all ready downloaded. so how do i get pass the page that says i need to download it... Read Post Go to top
J&P Coats conversion
Mon, Oct 13, 2008 11:15 PM
Posted by Dell in Kentucky
6 Replies
I have some old floss that belonged to my mother years ago. I would like to convert to DMC, and have used the conversion chart on this site and it comes up "unknown". If anyone knows the DMC conversion number for J & P Coats numbers 257, 254, 90A, 236,... Read Post Go to top
Favorite stitching place? How much?
Sun, Oct 12, 2008 1:21 AM
Posted by Julie
4 Replies
Where is your favorite spot to cross stitch? How much time a day/ week do you devote to stitching? Just curious Thanks, Julie ... Read Post Go to top
Please help me find colors?
Sun, Sep 21, 2008 6:12 AM
Posted by Tracy
1 Reply
I want to stitch the catepillar vechicles on the free patterns. Was wondering if anyone had numbers for the color of threads???? Or what comes close? I hope someone could help. Thanks... Read Post Go to top
pcviewer
Sat, Sep 20, 2008 5:18 AM
Posted by annie
1 Reply
Can somebody please??????tell me how to make it work.i have tried,read every thing i can find but? love and peace ANN... Read Post Go to top
Stitching
Wed, Sep 17, 2008 4:38 PM
Posted by Nancy
1 Reply
Could you let us know when new patterns arrive? Or do you already do this ans I missed it? Thank You... Read Post Go to top
biscornu
Sat, Sep 6, 2008 12:17 PM
Posted by dolly
2 Replies
Has anyone made a Biscornu? I have recently become addicted and plan to make one for each of my g/kids for Christmas ornaments. The are so pretty and work up very quickly, I've even been making my own patterns.... Read Post Go to top
conversion chart for home use
Thu, Aug 21, 2008 3:21 PM
Posted by marilyn trout
2 Replies
have lots of coats/clark floss everything now is DMC Need conversion chart for home use. tired of buying dmc and bring hom using nearest color and then take dmc back. don't want to spend a lot for chart. thanks... Read Post Go to top
Yahoo Messenger
Sat, Aug 16, 2008 1:15 PM
Posted by Barb
3 Replies
Anyone have Yahoo Messenger? I just installed it this past week. My ID is Barbk28 if anyone would like to add me I would love to chat with you about stitching from time to time. Thanks. Barb... Read Post Go to top
french knots
Wed, Aug 13, 2008 2:51 PM
Posted by Patricia Denison
2 Replies
I hate to do french knots i do not do them well. What i would like to know is what can i do instead of the knots the patterns are about 1 1/2 by 1 1/2 they are small.... Read Post Go to top
background
Thu, Jul 3, 2008 3:53 PM
Posted by anna
2 Replies
I've done several small cross stitch projects, but, have never filled in the background with stitching, my question is: Are you supposed to fill in the whole cloth, just the picture itself or is it up to the individual? My projects are all the small type, cards, small ornaments, etc.... Read Post Go to top
Good Cross Stitch Organizer
Fri, Jun 20, 2008 10:06 AM
Posted by Stephanie
9 Replies
can anyone recommend a good way to store cross stitch thread??... Read Post Go to top
inquiry
Fri, Apr 11, 2008 9:34 PM
Posted by josephine
2 Replies
hi, do you have DMC organizers or drawers with DMC name of it? and how much? i wanna know because im going to buy it so that i can start collecting DMC FLOSS. Where to buy it? please reply in my e-mail address and include how much each DMC FLOSS.... Read Post Go to top
COSMO embroidary thread
Wed, Mar 26, 2008 9:40 PM
Posted by thilini
2 Replies
hi , i'm serching for a color convertion chart in between COSMO (mostly used in japan) and Anchor.if u have any sign of that where can i find it , pls e-mail me the link ... Read Post Go to top
Ribband or Zweigart Aida Band
Mon, Mar 17, 2008 7:38 PM
Posted by Busydebbie
2 Replies
Does anyone know of where I could purchase a good supply of Ribband or Zweigart Aida Band in the US? I love making Biblemarkers and giving them away...... Read Post Go to top
Conversion chart
Thu, Feb 28, 2008 4:43 PM
Posted by Brenda
1 Reply
Hi, I wonder if any of you can help.I have been looking for a conversion chart for DMC thread to Crescent colours.Many thanks, Brenda (London)... Read Post Go to top
word graphing
Sat, Feb 23, 2008 12:07 PM
Posted by Vernessa
7 Replies
I have seen someplace recently where you are able to enter the text you are going to add to your work and print out a chart. Now, I can't find the site anywhere. Does anyone know where I can find it? Nessa... Read Post Go to top
Selma's Yarns
Tue, Feb 19, 2008 6:59 AM
Posted by Annette
2 Replies
Has anyone else been having issues with the Selma's Yarn website? I keep getting an error if I go anywhere other than the main page. I sent an email and it gets kicked back saying the box is full. Just curious. I go there for patterns sometimes. I think it... Read Post Go to top
Cording
Mon, Feb 18, 2008 11:35 AM
Posted by Julie
1 Reply
I just love the scissor fobs and little pillows that stitchers make. I love the cording on the edges. How do you attach the cording?? glue? sewing? The ones I see dont seem to have a seam?? how do you end the cording without it looking like you ended???? hope... Read Post Go to top
back of work
Fri, Feb 1, 2008 3:06 PM
Posted by anna
3 Replies
I know the back of the work is supposed to look good too, but, tell me how, when a row has all different colors side by side, do you keep from them bunching up. I haven't got the hang of making the backs look good, too. They are a mess,... Read Post Go to top
New Cross Stitcher
Mon, Jan 14, 2008 5:49 PM
Posted by Nita I.
6 Replies
I'm not a brand new cross stitcher, am just beginning to take an interest in counted cross stitching. Have been doing stamped cross stitch for years and just haven't been brave enough or confident enough to try the counted cross stitch patterns. Wish me luck. Nita I.... Read Post Go to top
Can I put up patterns on the Free Patterns that are copyrighted?
Wed, Nov 28, 2007 5:22 AM
Posted by Nicole
1 Reply
I wanted to put up patterns on the Free Patterns site... But I dont know if that is considered copyright? Because when I first stared getting into this I was looking for things like Precious Moments. And now that I found a book with some Precious Moments patterns in it... Read Post Go to top
Zweigart Aida Pearl Linen-Natural
Fri, Nov 9, 2007 8:12 PM
Posted by Sweet Sue
1 Reply
Hi Fellow Stitchers. Anyone have stash for sale: Zweigart aida Pearl Linen, 18 or 20 ct. in color natural? Fabric new to market in 2005 and now in 2007 LNS tells me it's been discontinued. Regards, Sweet Sue 11-04-07 ... Read Post Go to top
floss color conversions
Wed, Nov 7, 2007 5:09 PM
Posted by Sheila
1 Reply
I've recently started stitching again and I have some JP Coats floss with different numbers than what is on the conversion charts. My numbers range as low as 8 up to the 200's. Did they change their numbering system and if so, how can I find the conversions?... Read Post Go to top
split satin stitch
Sun, Oct 28, 2007 11:17 PM
Posted by Jean
2 Replies
I am stitching a Japanese kimono which calls for split satin stitch with one skein of thread. Can anyone help me please. Jean... Read Post Go to top
New Here
Mon, Oct 22, 2007 7:25 AM
Posted by Jodi
5 Replies
I found this site yesterday while I was browsing, and already love it. Just wanted to say Hi, I live in Maine, and have been cross stitching for more then 20 years, I thaught myself, and have never stopped. Look forward to all the site has to offer..... Read Post Go to top
Find a colour
Sat, Oct 6, 2007 5:26 AM
Posted by Sarah
1 Reply
Hello, I'm looking for the colour abalone, I don't know what number is. Please, could you help me? The only reference I have is tha number 515. Thank you very much. Have a nice day!! :-)... Read Post Go to top
how to put a pattern on a t-shirt
Sun, Sep 30, 2007 9:18 PM
Posted by Kim
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I have a pattern that I want to put on a t-shirt but I don't know if I should wash my pattern first or after I put it on the t-shirt. I've heard about waste canvas,but I'm a little scared to use it.I do know about fusible web,I did pick... Read Post Go to top
New Cross stitcher
Sun, Sep 30, 2007 1:36 AM
Posted by Pat
4 Replies
Hi, I took up cross stitch a couple of months ago. Would love to hear from others in a similar situation or would like any advice. Pat... Read Post Go to top
Christmas Ornaments
Mon, Sep 3, 2007 4:24 AM
Posted by Lee
4 Replies
I have been reading how people give cross stitch ornaments as gifts for people at Christmas. I love this idea but I have never actually seen one. What sort of things do people cross stitch as ornaments? Are they three dimensional or two dimensional? Are there special patterns available to... Read Post Go to top
graph paper
Thu, Aug 30, 2007 11:02 AM
Posted by tammy
1 Reply
can any help me with the graph paper i have a pic i would like to put on it and i don't know how to do it. it says you can use pic you have on the comp but i don't know how to do it so is there any... Read Post Go to top
Christmas gifts
Mon, Aug 27, 2007 8:02 PM
Posted by Kitsi Bass
4 Replies
Hi, I am thinking about making Christmas ornaments for each family member (parents, siblings, and kids) as a gift. Someone mentioned that it is stupid to receive an ornament as a Christmas gift and it should be given before Christmas so they can use it for that Christmas. Does this... Read Post Go to top
what to do??
Sat, Aug 18, 2007 11:47 PM
Posted by Estelle
9 Replies
When your walls are full and all your friends have 2 and 3 of your items. What do you do???????? with things you want to stitch???... Read Post Go to top
biscornu?
Sat, Aug 18, 2007 3:37 AM
Posted by Judi
4 Replies
Can anyone explain to Me what a biscornu is? They are really nice but I do not understand if they have a specific use or are just decorative. Judi... Read Post Go to top
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