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Luca-S Anchor Floss to DMC
Wed, Nov 17, 2021 8:08 PM
Posted by cilstephens
4 Replies
Hi, does anyone know of a way to convert the Anchor floss supplied in a Luca-S kit to DMC? Or to identify what the Anchor numbers are? They don't list the names/numbers of the floss, just the chart symbols appear on the cards of floss. I've emailed them asking them... Read Post Go to top
Color Numbers of Floss
Tue, Oct 26, 2021 2:18 PM
Posted by Julie
1 Reply
What brand of floss/yarn have numbers in the 7000+ numbers?... Read Post Go to top
Difference between pearl cotton sizes and regular standard floss
Mon, Oct 18, 2021 9:09 PM
Posted by Robert
3 Replies
I’m trying to find out how many strands of DMC standard floss is equivalent to the different sizes of DMC pearl cotton. I know size 3 is equivalent to 6 strands and 12 is equivalent one strand from what I’ve read on line. But I’m wanting to find out what... Read Post Go to top
Old issues of Just Cross Stitch Magazine
Sat, Oct 9, 2021 6:59 PM
Posted by Terri
1 Reply
Hello everyone, I am looking for the 2011 Annual Halloween Issue from Just Cross Stitch…anyone have any ideas where I can go to find this issue? Thanks!... Read Post Go to top
Old afghan Aida cloth
Wed, Sep 22, 2021 6:45 AM
Posted by Cheryl P.
1 Reply
I have a 30 year old, unused Aida cloth afghan. It seems very rough and scratchy for a baby. Could this be due to its age?... Read Post Go to top
graph paper equivalent to squares on Aida
Tue, Sep 21, 2021 5:09 AM
Posted by Tina Loucos
1 Reply
Hi i am a beginner but would like to do a wedding sampler for my nephew and add his and his fiancee name, my question is , do the small sqaures in the grid paper printed off your sight represent a square of Aida or are the squares outlined by... Read Post Go to top
Conversion of V&H (Vaupel & Heilenbeck) thread to DMC
Fri, Aug 27, 2021 4:48 AM
Posted by Paulette Francis
1 Reply
hello I have managed to convert most of the V&H colours to DMC but there is no conversion for V&H 3965 and 3987. What DMC colours would you recommend to use in their place? ... Read Post Go to top
1792 Sampler
Mon, Aug 23, 2021 2:48 PM
Posted by chris klausen
1 Reply
Hi. I purchased a 1792 Sampler this week and was hoping to learn whether it was English or American. I'd like to upload a picture but I don't see here where I can do that.... Read Post Go to top
border on a flat bed sheet
Sat, Jul 10, 2021 3:42 AM
Posted by Sue Knight
2 Replies
I have done several projects in cross stitch but never a long border. I have a pattern for the edge of a flat sheet but do I piece the aida cloth or can you purchase a long narrow piece?? ... Read Post Go to top
Can't find the correct colour of floss
Mon, Jun 7, 2021 6:33 PM
Posted by Darlene Catterall
1 Reply
I have a pattern for a cross stitch and it calls for DMC 3946. I can't find the colour anywhere. It doesn't seem to be on any floss charts. Not sure what colour would replace it. ... Read Post Go to top
How can I distribute 12 points around a (horizontal positioned) oval?
Fri, Apr 30, 2021 5:11 PM
Posted by Karen Noar
2 Replies
I have an actual problem to solve placement of 12 center points , in this case the center point is a donut . This crosstitch design measures 13” h. X 19” w. for an existing frame. Fabric is 14” per inch. Center of the top and bottom donuts (12 o’clock... Read Post Go to top
Using 3 strands of floss
Tue, Apr 20, 2021 7:24 PM
Posted by Linda Delcamp
1 Reply
I'm doing a project on 11 ct aida that suggests using 3 strands of floss for the cross stitch and 2 for backstitch. Does anyone know the best way to start using 3 strands for cross stitch? Can you either find a link or video showing on how to do... Read Post Go to top
18 count aida
Tue, Apr 13, 2021 5:34 AM
Posted by Jac
1 Reply
Hi - I have a diamond dot kit and I would like to use as a cross stitch chart. The only way I can get the size right is 9 count so I want to use 18 count and make every stitch a block of four stitches. Tried Davos fabric... Read Post Go to top
Making a pattern or picture smaller
Sun, Apr 11, 2021 5:12 PM
Posted by Tara
5 Replies
Does anyone have any ideas on how to make a pattern or picture smaller but so that it still looks like the original picture?... Read Post Go to top
Looking for information: Needle Magic Article #8121
Tue, Apr 6, 2021 6:57 PM
Posted by Landa
1 Reply
Hello cross stitchers! Looking for information. I have acquired a finished cross stitch by Needlemagic, Inc. Article #8121 It is an sampler type image with an alphabet, numbers, hearts, brick house and a row of yellow ducks. I am so curious about the age of the piece. My guess would... Read Post Go to top
fabric size for 5 x 7 frame
Sat, Mar 20, 2021 8:37 AM
Posted by Linda Delcamp
1 Reply
I'm doing a small piece 3-1/8 inches wide by 3 inches high on 11 ct. aida with no mat and 2 inch or 3 inch for finishing. Want it to fit in a 5 x 7 frame. How big would you cut your fabric to fit in the frame? Also,... Read Post Go to top
Kreinik conversions
Thu, Mar 18, 2021 5:39 AM
Posted by Lee
1 Reply
Is there a conversion chart from Kreinik to DMC please? Thanks !... Read Post Go to top
Petite Stitches
Sat, Mar 6, 2021 6:30 PM
Posted by Faith Hann
2 Replies
I have a 1992 Vermillion Stitchery pattern for a Christmas stocking that uses for “petite stitches” in several colors for parts of the design. Can anyone explain what they mean by petite stitches? Thanks! ... Read Post Go to top
Seeking to Someone to Finish My Counted Cross Stitch
Sat, Feb 13, 2021 11:30 AM
Posted by Mara
6 Replies
I purchased a custom design for a counted cross stitch that I downloaded. I have some of the materials for the project and am seeking someone I can pay to stitch it for me. If you offer this service please let me know a website where I can view your... Read Post Go to top
Cross Stitch Service
Mon, Feb 8, 2021 7:47 AM
Posted by Stephanie
2 Replies
I am in need of someone to do a pearl wedding cross stitch for me as I don't have the time. Does anyone know someone or where I can find someone that can? Thanks... Read Post Go to top
Trouble understand symbols
Sun, Jan 31, 2021 7:29 AM
Posted by Lucie
3 Replies
I am finishing this cross stitch of six birds, starting the outline stitches. There are several blocks with symbols I am not sure I understand.... Read Post Go to top
Fixes for Aida fabric
Thu, Jan 14, 2021 9:13 PM
Posted by Peggy
2 Replies
I am an obvious novice cross stitcher and have run into an issue. I started to fill in the background in my pattern with white floss before realizing it was designed to remain blank (white). I removed the stitching from the 3X5” section. Bad news was that this section now... Read Post Go to top
Thread color conversion
Mon, Dec 28, 2020 3:42 PM
Posted by Patricia Callahan
2 Replies
Is there such a thing as a conversion chart from Clark's O.N.T. to either DMC or Coates embroidery floss? Thanks.... Read Post Go to top
New Aida is Warped
Mon, Dec 28, 2020 3:22 PM
Posted by Cathy
3 Replies
I recently bought a kit and discovered the aida fabric is badly warped. I grid my larger pieces by running sewing threads 10 blocks apart in both directions to make counting easier and safer. I found that the weave is badly warped. Should I straighten it before I start stitching,... Read Post Go to top
Help with True Colors Pre-Blended Threads please
Fri, Nov 13, 2020 5:53 PM
Posted by Hope Malin
4 Replies
I hope someone can help me. I'm about to start a major project (a baby afghan) after 30+ years of being retired from cross-stitching. I just realized that since the patterns (Stoneycreek teddies of the year) I chose are from a long time ago, some of the threads may no... Read Post Go to top
Is there a conversion chart for the Willmaur Crafts Corp?
Mon, Oct 26, 2020 4:36 AM
Posted by Diane
1 Reply
I have several Heirloom Santa kits by Willmaur Crafts Corp which is out of business. I would like to make another set of these Santa Ornaments and the floods is out listed by color name. Is there a conversion chart for the Willmaur Crafts Corp?... Read Post Go to top
Pay for pattern
Mon, Oct 26, 2020 4:32 AM
Posted by Staci
1 Reply
I have an idea for a cross stitch pattern I want to do and I have tried the online deals and can not do it. I just want a PDF pattern and I am willing to pay someone to do it.... Read Post Go to top
Cross stitch vs Hardanger
Sun, Oct 18, 2020 1:42 PM
Posted by Kathy
1 Reply
I have a pattern (Sharon Pope) where you can do the windows are the cottage in either hardinger or cross-stitch. The windows are shown in their own pattern separate from the cottage pattern. It says "Skip 2 stitches on the petit point chart whenever stitching abuts the window frame". I'm... Read Post Go to top
Cross Stitch & Country Crafts Magazine 1995
Wed, Oct 14, 2020 1:34 PM
Posted by Angela Hoffmann
2 Replies
I am about to start the Lily Sampler (page 5 of March/April 1995 Cross Stitch & Country Crafts Magazine). There does not seem to be any indication as to how many threads are used for the actual cross stitching. The back stitching shows (2X), except for the Coffee Brown. Is... Read Post Go to top
quilted material
Tue, Sep 29, 2020 9:55 AM
Posted by Ginny
3 Replies
I have some kits (baby blanket and bibs) that I would like to do. But I would like to hide the stitches. Regular cross stitching the pattern and hiding them will not be a problem but a challenge. Starting I will use the hidden stitch. Any suggestions on ending so... Read Post Go to top
centering name on birth record and covering threads on back of baby bib
Mon, Sep 28, 2020 2:25 PM
Posted by Mary Tierney
1 Reply
I am new at cross stitching. I ordered a pattern online. It came with 3 different fonts for baby's name and dates. How do I center the name and birth date on the pattern. Also does anyone know how to finish the back side of a baby bib to cover... Read Post Go to top
J & P Coats Conversion
Mon, Sep 14, 2020 4:46 AM
Posted by Brenda B
1 Reply
Please help in regards to J & P Coats BF017 silver filament to DMC filament/floss. Thanks ... Read Post Go to top
DMC Floss Orders
Mon, Sep 7, 2020 10:49 AM
Posted by Jon P Young
6 Replies
Has anybody order floss and aida cloth from the DMC Company during the lockdown. Good, Bad service? ... Read Post Go to top
The pattern calls for DMC 01 and 03.
Mon, Sep 7, 2020 10:44 AM
Posted by Lois Petersen
4 Replies
The pattern calls for DMC 01 - white tin and 03 - tin,med. Cannot find these colors. What would be compatible colors to use for these?... Read Post Go to top
Bucilla blending filiment # 750001
Tue, Sep 1, 2020 1:18 PM
Posted by Lisa C
1 Reply
Hi, I am working on a discontinued Bucilla stocking kit, "Fairies and Snowflakes" #84828. This kit has "clear blending filiment # 750001. I have run out and cannot seem to match it up. I have called Bucilla and they are sending me the "current" version, but cannot be sure if... Read Post Go to top
Wed, Aug 26, 2020 11:49 AM
Posted by Sandy Frick
1 Reply
A pattern I'm working on calls for K BF OO2 Gold. Does anyone know what that is equivalent to in DMC floss. I can't find K BF 002 Gold. Thank you in advance.... Read Post Go to top
Vervaco thread symbols to DMC floss numbers
Mon, Aug 17, 2020 2:17 PM
Posted by BGarl
1 Reply
I have purchased the Vervaco Jesus kit. The colors provided come only with symbols for each floss color. Does anyone know of a DMC floss chart that matches these Vervaco floss symbols to the correct DMC floss number? Thanks in advance!... Read Post Go to top
Peri Lusta conversion chart to DMC or Bucilla
Sun, Aug 16, 2020 10:36 AM
Posted by Terri
2 Replies
I have just acquired a ton of vintage threads and can't find conversion charts. Does anyone know where to find them? Thank you in advance. ... Read Post Go to top
Looking for Peri -Lustra Floss 207B
Sat, Aug 8, 2020 11:48 PM
Posted by Karen Herting
2 Replies
Could some one please help me find 1 or 2 skeins of this floss. I started a dresser scarf cross stitch. I used some floss I had gotten at a thrift store and I don't have enough to finish this project. I don't know if DMC has a similar dark... Read Post Go to top
DMC to Loops & Threads Conversion Chart
Sat, Jun 6, 2020 10:33 AM
Posted by Laurie
4 Replies
I have not been able to find any conversion charts for DMC to Loops & Threads (Michael's Brand) embroidery thread for cross stitch. I decided to sit down and create one with my husband. Would this be an appropriate place to post it to maybe help others? Thank you... Read Post Go to top
Bread Cloths and Covers
Thu, Jun 4, 2020 4:26 PM
Posted by NaloMeli
2 Replies
Hi, I've just finished a bread cloth and don't know what to do with the backside. Do I cover it with something? Use fuse-able interfacing? Thanks for helping me out :) Peace, Nalo... Read Post Go to top
Cross Stitch Crazy
Sat, May 23, 2020 10:13 AM
Posted by Victoria Duncan
1 Reply
I am looking for a particular copy of Cross stitch Crazy...issue 231. It has a free Emma Congdon booklet that I would be really keen to get. Can anyone help me? ... Read Post Go to top
i need a special colour
Sun, Apr 26, 2020 4:36 AM
Posted by Olof Jonsdottir
1 Reply
i am sawing a picture which name is "Japanese garden", and i need a color for it which is the number 16270. On your site it is called Black Avocado Green, but in the picture i am sawing, its called DK.Olive Green. can someone tell me where i could buy... Read Post Go to top
New Numbers for J P Coats floss
Mon, Apr 20, 2020 11:21 AM
Posted by luvmysomacube67
18 Replies
I bought some J P Coats floss at WalMart and they have put all new numbers on the skeins. If anyone can help me with the conversion to DMC I would really appreciate it. It was the 100 skein pkg. with 20 variegated, and 80 solid. Thanks... Read Post Go to top
lily brand floss
Wed, Apr 8, 2020 1:46 PM
Posted by susan erickson
1 Reply
ok so i was at a local thrift store and purchased some boxes of floss i thought was all DMC but it turns out that more than half is a brand i have never even heard off Lily any advice as to a conversion chart thank susan... Read Post Go to top
Number of Strands.
Wed, Apr 8, 2020 1:43 PM
Posted by Francesca
1 Reply
Good morning I'm starting a new cross point work kit 41196, tells me to use 3 strands, apart from that in the needle present in the kit do not enter, in the intersection of the points nn remain thick ? I'm afraid that using 3 won't be enough for me.... Read Post Go to top
don't have enough Aida to finish
Sun, Mar 29, 2020 2:37 PM
Posted by Rain
8 Replies
Please help!! I know I should've made sure I had enough material for the pattern, and I was sure I was ok, but turns out I won't have enough : ( I'm halfway through this intricate, detailed pattern which has taken much time to do. Is there any way I... Read Post Go to top
Fri, Mar 27, 2020 5:12 PM
Posted by Kate Jones
2 Replies
Hi, Wonder if you could help? I bought a cross stitch set which was made in china by Joy Sunday. I am running out of certain colours on the pack it says ecology cotton floss. I bought DMC thread from my local craft shop and it is not the same... Read Post Go to top
Peri Lusta conversion chart to DMC or Bucilla
Wed, Mar 4, 2020 2:41 AM
Posted by Terri
1 Reply
I have just acquired a ton of vintage threads and can't find conversion charts. Does anyone know where to find them? Thank you in advance. ... Read Post Go to top
Floss checklist
Tue, Mar 3, 2020 7:47 AM
Posted by Ann
2 Replies
Could you update the DMC color list with the new colors that have been incorporated and that begin with “0”? (Floss checklist) Thank you... Read Post Go to top
question on colors from the patter
Fri, Feb 14, 2020 2:04 PM
Posted by Cheraye Miller
1 Reply
I am working the Scallop Pattern SRK60055, there was just names under the colors not numbers or the thread was not labeled. I think I used the wrong color to start the pattern and now I would like to know if there is an equivalent DMC color to match to... Read Post Go to top
Thank you for the conversion chart
Fri, Jan 17, 2020 4:00 PM
Posted by Linda H
1 Reply
Anita: Thank you for your hard work in creating the conversion chart. I bought a kit at the thrift store without floss, and I used your site to convert a Dimensions kit floss to DMC. Looking forward to checking the rest of your site. Linda H. Lakewood, WA... Read Post Go to top
Bucilla floss #2740 converting to dmc 3041
Mon, Jan 6, 2020 10:33 PM
Posted by Ann Dyer
2 Replies
I finished Bucilla "I Didn't Do It" kit # 45518. Bucilla tells me floss # 2740 converts to DMC #3041. This color stands out too much in the finished work. It should be a lighter color.The picture on the kit cover shows a lighter color. Any ideas what DMC color... Read Post Go to top
Help needed
Mon, Jan 6, 2020 5:06 PM
Posted by Jac
1 Reply
I have a picture that measures 12.25” and I would like to stitch it on 28 count evenweave so that it measures 16”. I would appreciate help in understanding what calculations I need to make. Thanks!... Read Post Go to top
Sun, Jan 5, 2020 4:06 PM
Posted by Connie P
7 Replies
Hello, I’am a widow on a fixed income and was wondering where is the best place to purchase fabric on a budget. I don’t have a local LNS so it would have to be online , Thank you Connie ... Read Post Go to top
Help with thread
Sat, Jan 4, 2020 2:29 PM
Posted by Jac
2 Replies
Hi - I’m trying to find a DMC colour that is between 415 and 762. The colours go from pearl grey to very light pearl grey. I think light pearl grey would be ideal but it doesn’t exist. Any ideas? Thanks!... Read Post Go to top
Help with Complicated pattern
Mon, Dec 30, 2019 1:51 PM
Posted by Vicky
6 Replies
Hi guys! I'm sewing an ambitious project, but i could do with some hints and tips - I always sew from left to right but there are a lot of different colours in each line. What is the best way sew without continuously having to do one stitch and knot... Read Post Go to top
Missing color chart
Sat, Nov 16, 2019 1:17 PM
Posted by Veronica
1 Reply
I found a counted cross stitch and my local thrift store. But it is missing the colors and the color chart. Is there any where to go to find this? It is Riolis 1261 cross stich pattern. Please help!... Read Post Go to top
Vervaco kit floss help
Sat, Nov 9, 2019 3:32 PM
Posted by Gina
6 Replies
I purchased the kit Loving Hands from 123 Stitch. I don't like using kit floss and I am planning on stitching this pattern 7 times and donating them to 7 different Crisis Pregnanty Centers in my area. The floss list just has names listed as the DMC floss. I looked... Read Post Go to top
Rainbow Gallery Threads
Tue, Sep 3, 2019 12:41 PM
Posted by Denise
1 Reply
I am wondering if anyone has any discontinued Rainbow Gallery Threads. I am looking for: Bravo (4-ply) A102-irises Hi-lights H602-gold Treasure braid petite. PB03-gold I would appreciate any help you can give me. Thanks Denise... Read Post Go to top
Thread Brand
Thu, Aug 29, 2019 3:08 PM
Posted by Doris
1 Reply
Hello, could someone help me to know what brand of thread are the following numbers, since the pattern is in Italian and does not bring the brand. Azzurrino 7800 Brown 7918 Senape 7484 Thank you.... Read Post Go to top
Gamma Threads
Wed, Aug 28, 2019 11:20 AM
Posted by Laurie
2 Replies
I recently purchased a counted cross stitch kit from Europe. It uses Gamma threads. However, I am unable to locate the thread number so as to be able to run a conversion with dmc. The kit lists the color names but no numbers. And, after exchanging notes with a stitcher... Read Post Go to top
Need help with floss
Sun, Aug 25, 2019 11:27 AM
Posted by Paula Kiesow
1 Reply
Yes, I bought a butterfly quilt pattern cross stitch by Bucilla but it didn't come with floss I bought the ones Walmart had in bag for 10 bucks need help comparing it to the pattern colors from bucillato do right colors .... Read Post Go to top
Number of floss strands to use with Artiste Stamped Cross stitch kit?
Sun, Aug 25, 2019 10:40 AM
Posted by Dianne B.
2 Replies
I received an Artiste Stamped Cross Stitch kit as a gift. I've always used 2 or 3 strands of floss when embroidering pillowcases and dish towels. The instructions to me are confusing. It states" Separate skeins into single strands and then thread the needle with the number of strands required... Read Post Go to top
size of needle
Sat, Aug 24, 2019 3:10 PM
Posted by elaine cripe
1 Reply
just noticed your question sorry but,i usually use a #24 with blunt end... Read Post Go to top
Stitching with metallic thread
Wed, Aug 14, 2019 4:14 AM
Posted by Raeharley
1 Reply
Is there an easy way of stitching with metallic thread without it unraveling? It's hard to stitch it evenly especially on a baby bib that is uneven itself. I'm only doing an full stitch outline in it. Thanks.... Read Post Go to top
DMC 150-169
Wed, Aug 14, 2019 4:10 AM
Posted by Cheryl
1 Reply
Hello, I recently received skeins of DMC thread 150-169. Is there a pattern that used most or some of these colors? Thanks... Read Post Go to top
Converting Anchor colors to DMC
Sun, Jun 30, 2019 1:17 PM
Posted by Raeharley
1 Reply
Hi. I've been working on a baby bib for a friend's cousin. They gave the color number but in anchor. So I did a conversion chart and two of the colors do not look good together. The rest of it does. As I was doing more research I have found... Read Post Go to top
Threads from kit.
Thu, Jun 27, 2019 2:06 PM
Posted by kerry
5 Replies
hi I've recently done the vervaco magestic cat cross stitch and I want to do it again for a friend how do I find out what the thread numbers are so I can buy them again. ... Read Post Go to top
Needle sizes
Thu, Jun 27, 2019 7:22 AM
Posted by diane
4 Replies
Can someone tell me what is the best # needle size to use for doing counted cross-stitch on 14 count white Aida cloth? Some needles I have, the tip is too round which makes it hard to poke through the hole when other stitches are there, and the eye is... Read Post Go to top
His Great Grandmother's Last Gift
Wed, Jun 19, 2019 1:55 AM
Posted by Brendan
1 Reply
My wife recently gave birth to our first child, a wonderful son named Avett. My grandmother, his great grandmother, had been working on what she called the "Fish Picture" ever since I can remember and had planned to gift it to her first great grandchild. For reference, if you google... Read Post Go to top
Conversion size
Mon, Jun 10, 2019 7:54 AM
Posted by diane scott
2 Replies
I have a counted cross stitch pattern that calls for 32 ct. natural linen to be stitched 2 over 2. Design size is 12.5 x 15 inches. If I instead used 14 count Aida cloth, what would the design size be? ... Read Post Go to top
Recommend a color Songbird garden series.
Mon, May 6, 2019 9:06 AM
Posted by Connie
1 Reply
I was wondering if someone could recommend a color of 32 count or 28 count evenweave to stitch this series on, I don’t stitch on line and I don’t have a LNS so it’s hard to judge the color of fabric on line. Thank you, Connie... Read Post Go to top
Interbird tread
Sat, Apr 27, 2019 10:43 AM
Posted by Louise Botma
1 Reply
Good day all, I received interbird tread each colour with a number. But i cant seam to find a conversion chart to dmc? Have any ever purchased interbird tread? Please help... Regards Louise... Read Post Go to top
Question regarding pale grey with Janlynn pattern.
Wed, Mar 27, 2019 1:22 PM
Posted by Lyn Nalett
2 Replies
I have this chart 80-10 Lord's Prayer. I am out of the color pale grey. The chart just gives me the name of the color, but not a number of any kind. I called Janlynn and asked them what the color numbers were. The person helping me had no idea.... Read Post Go to top
Combining DMC and Anchor Floss
Mon, Mar 11, 2019 11:35 PM
Posted by Paul
2 Replies
There are several colors of floss that do not cross over between DMC and Anchor. Is there a master list that combines both floss sets to create a color palate that is larger than what is available from each company? I hope this question makes sense.... Read Post Go to top
Janlyn pattern 80-10 Lord's Prayer
Thu, Feb 7, 2019 1:37 PM
Posted by Lyn Nalett
1 Reply
I am stitching this project and I cannot find the color the kit lists as bright Medium Gold. Does anyone know what the DMC number for this color is?... Read Post Go to top
cross stitching foam boards with tabs
Sat, Dec 22, 2018 9:34 AM
Posted by lucy
1 Reply
I recently acquired a lot of cross stitching supplies at an estate sale. I would appreciate if one of the experienced cross stitch experts can help me..I acquired foam squares with tabs on the sides, what are they called and also its use.Thank you.... Read Post Go to top
discolored finished cross stich project
Sun, Dec 9, 2018 5:40 PM
Posted by Theresa Rerin
1 Reply
I have a counted cross stitch project that I finished some time ago & has turned yellow (originally used white Aida cloth). Noticed a stain I couldn't get out with hand washing, so I used a q-tip dipped in bleach. Now I have a small white spot on it. Can... Read Post Go to top
Bucilla floss color names?
Wed, Nov 7, 2018 8:33 AM
Posted by Eric Crane
2 Replies
Recently, I bought a "kit" made by Bucilla. The chart included with the kit has no floss numbers. None of the 3 cross stitch programs include any opportunity to use colors made by Bucilla. Does anyone have a chart showing the bucilla numbers and the bucilla floss color names? I... Read Post Go to top
Framing Christmas Ornamenta
Sat, Nov 3, 2018 3:23 PM
Posted by Emily Northington
4 Replies
Hello, all! I’m making cross stitch ornaments for our family for Christmas this year, and I’m looking for ideas on the hanging frame. I could do them cushioned or with a plastic cover, I just want them to look nicer than a wood hoop or wood frame. I’m wondering what... Read Post Go to top
Personalizing CCS
Tue, Oct 30, 2018 10:10 AM
Posted by Linda Delcamp
1 Reply
I would like to make a CCS picture and personalize it with lettering above the picture and a name under it so, how may squares do you go up from top of picture and how many do you go down from bottom?... Read Post Go to top
Gold Dust Aida Cloth
Fri, Oct 26, 2018 10:10 AM
Posted by diane scott
4 Replies
Does anyone know where I can order Charles Craft 14 ct. Stardust Gold aida cloth that is LARGER than 15x18"? I have checked many places, in stores and on-line, and cannot finda piece sold that is cut LARGER than 15x18. Pls only respond with a source that you know for... Read Post Go to top
Adding beads to aida cross stitch cloth
Mon, Oct 1, 2018 12:18 PM
Posted by Jeanne
1 Reply
I want to add small beads to 14 count Aida cross stitch cloth and need tips. How do I keep the bead in the square without knotting the thread on the back?... Read Post Go to top
Lining 25ct evenweave?
Mon, Oct 1, 2018 12:10 PM
Posted by Jackie Oshell
1 Reply
Hi All, I'm new to using 25ct evenweave, and have never done a 1x1 pattern... But I have one, and I can't wait to start it! (Pattern is full coverage, DMC floss, HAED design) However, I keep reading about "disappearing stitches" when you stitch all the //////s and then you... Read Post Go to top
Cross stitching gypsy spirit woman ?????
Fri, Sep 28, 2018 1:37 PM
Posted by Ruth Salinas
2 Replies
I have been cross stitching a Bucilla cross stitch called Spirit Woman #70218 and the face chart does not match the design chart. It had to many counts. Did anyone have a problem with it and how did you fix it.... Read Post Go to top
Floss Colors
Fri, Sep 28, 2018 10:15 AM
Posted by Joyce
1 Reply
I'm looking for the DMC floss list for: Southwest Still Life by Ann Craig.... Read Post Go to top
White thread
Tue, Sep 11, 2018 9:46 AM
Posted by Theresa
1 Reply
Hi a little bit new to cross-stitch. But my pattern says to use the adia fabric for white parts of sky shouldn’t this be filled in with white floss not sure what to do ? Thank you ... Read Post Go to top
Pattern directions I don’t understand
Tue, Aug 21, 2018 2:13 PM
Posted by Karen
0 Replies
I am making a Christmas stocking & several places on my pattern I have these directions: \ to indicate I’m going to outline stitch a diagonal stitch across the square-but underneath they have a color — say x=dark green. So it has x\. So it appears they want me to... Read Post Go to top
Floss brand for an Artiste project
Thu, Jul 5, 2018 9:00 AM
Posted by Shannon Hunt
1 Reply
I'm doing an Artiste American Sampler cross stitch. It came with some thread however I need more but the project doesn't specify what brand of floss they included. If anyone has a clue I'd appreciate any help?... Read Post Go to top
Personalizing a project
Wed, Jul 4, 2018 8:31 AM
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I have a baby announcement/ birth record that is counted cross stitch. Is there a special way to figure out how to center the name, weight and date on the project? The project comes with the graph for alphabet and numbers however it just says to make sure it is... Read Post Go to top
Help with a baby quilt
Sat, Jun 30, 2018 6:23 PM
Posted by Monica
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I have a pre-stamped and pre-quilted baby quilt. I could use some tips. I don't want the stitches to show on the back. So I guess you can't knot the thread to begin. But how do you hide the tail of the thread?... Read Post Go to top
Not enough fabric
Sat, May 26, 2018 2:38 PM
Posted by Rachel
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Hi, I'm just after realising my piece of fabric isn't big enough for my design, I'm probably half way through! Is there anything I can do? Like add more fabric?? Can someone please help me out.. I'm gutted because I really like the design! Any help would be great! Thanks!!... Read Post Go to top
Help with conversation of a number!!!
Fri, May 11, 2018 8:35 AM
Posted by Leanna Williams
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I am trying to figure out the DMC # from a pattern that has anchor floss #'s but one of the numbers is not in conversion Chart Can Anyone tell Me What #597 Of Anchor floss would be in DMC floss so I Can Do Pattern PLEASE HELP !!!!!!!!! ASAP... Read Post Go to top
Backing for bookmarks
Thu, Apr 26, 2018 7:52 PM
Posted by Paul
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What's the best method to put a backing on a stitched bookmark?... Read Post Go to top
Conversion Issues
Mon, Mar 26, 2018 7:05 AM
Posted by Sara Smith
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Hello. I am working on Dimensions Peaceful Silhouette, and have run out of #6096 - Gold. However, the conversion chart here says that Dimensions #6096 is Tan, and I noticed that there isn't a "Gold" on the Dimensions conversion chart. Please advise!! Thanks, Sara... Read Post Go to top
Stocking center
Thu, Mar 1, 2018 9:36 PM
Posted by Holly
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I’m starting a cross stitch Christmas stocking. Do I center it from the toe part or from the sock part ? ... Read Post Go to top
Sat, Feb 24, 2018 11:10 AM
Posted by Elizabeth
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I need a really top of the line software for converting photos to patterns. I've had no luck finding one. I'm running Windows 10 and hand stitch, not machine.... Read Post Go to top
Question about x stitch chart
Tue, Feb 20, 2018 5:57 PM
Posted by Linda Delcamp
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I'm starting a cross stitch pattern that I want to personalize on the top and the bottom. When I count the squares to find the center of the chart, do I count the personalizing too? Also, many squares down do I go on the bottom and how many squares do... Read Post Go to top
Evenweave fabric from cross stitching.
Tue, Feb 20, 2018 5:49 AM
Posted by rellijac
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I am looking for white evenweave fabric that is not Aida. Simple even weave gleaming white. Does anyone have a idea where to buy this?... Read Post Go to top
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