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About color 16270
Wed, Apr 8, 2020 1:38 PM
Posted by Olof Jonsdottir
1 Reply
Hi my name is Olof and I am trying to stitch a picture called the Japanese Garden and I need the color 16270 Dk. Olive Green. When I search the same number on your site I get a Black Avocado Green. Is it the same color? Best Regards, Olof.... Read Post Go to top
Mon, Mar 30, 2020 2:43 PM
Posted by Annie Scalzo
1 Reply
I bought a chart which is 16 count Aida. I want to stitch it in 14 count. Is that possible?... Read Post Go to top
Peri-Lusta to DMC conversion chart
Tue, Mar 24, 2020 5:31 AM
Posted by Sue-Anne Gluckman
3 Replies
Does anyone happen to have a Peri-Lusta to DMC conversion chart or know where to find one? Thank you for your help..... Read Post Go to top
J&P Coats numbers
Fri, Feb 7, 2020 2:59 PM
Posted by Carol
0 Replies
Has J7P Coats changed their numbers on their colors. I have some older skeins and can't find them on the DMC conversion.... Read Post Go to top
Old Semco Number to DMC please
Mon, Jan 20, 2020 12:16 AM
Posted by Beth Forshaw
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Trying to convert old Semco floss numbers to DMC, those number are 19,28,29, Would appreciate guidance to a conversion site please. ... Read Post Go to top
conversion chart
Wed, Jan 15, 2020 5:51 PM
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Can someone tell me where I can find an updated conversion chart Dimensions to DMC. I dont know if the one on this web site is up to date, there is no date on it. Thank You. ... Read Post Go to top
How to put my cross stitch on this site
Tue, Dec 10, 2019 2:02 PM
Posted by April Roberts
1 Reply
How do I put a pattern and cross stitched work on this site?... Read Post Go to top
looking for conversion from classic works to dmc
Sat, Nov 2, 2019 7:21 AM
Posted by bernadette
0 Replies
peanut brittle four leaf ladybug does anyone know of a link I can use? Have a good day and happy stitching... Read Post Go to top
missing instruction sheet
Tue, Oct 22, 2019 12:36 PM
Posted by beverly coddington
1 Reply
My sister gave me cross stitch pattern 5404 Wolf Family and it seems the sheet that lists the instructions for separating the hanks of threads is missing so it is impossible for me to stitch this kit. Please help... Read Post Go to top
Color 368
Wed, Sep 25, 2019 4:32 AM
Posted by Pamela Davis
1 Reply
I have an Anchor cross stitch that calls for color 368. This is not on your chart, nor do I have a color for this. Can you tell me what color this is or the DMC equivalent?... Read Post Go to top
Specific Color Coats #3154
Sat, Sep 7, 2019 2:34 PM
Posted by Monica
0 Replies
I have a J. & P. Coats thread in color #3154 it’s my absolute favorite but I find that every list skips this one entirely, is it discontinued or was it’s number just changed? It’s a beautiful cranberry type color I couldn’t stand to run out of it!... Read Post Go to top
Conversion table
Fri, Sep 6, 2019 3:40 PM
Posted by Suse
1 Reply
Can anyone tell me where I can find a floss to tapestry wool conversion chart? DMC or Anchor? ... Read Post Go to top
Advice wanted:)
Wed, Aug 28, 2019 11:43 AM
Posted by Sally Green
2 Replies
Hi! It's a little bit off topic but I don't know where else I can ask. I want to buy a sewing machine for my home but haven't enough space for a big one. So, I started thinking about the portable one. I found these variants Which one is... Read Post Go to top
Cross Stitch
Thu, Aug 22, 2019 5:50 PM
Posted by Addie
1 Reply
I purchased a Bucilla kit that uses 28 count evenweave fabric but I would prefer to convert to a 16 count aida. How do I go about finding how much 16 count aida fabric should I purchase. The pictures is 16 x 20.... Read Post Go to top
Thu, Aug 22, 2019 5:41 PM
Posted by Karen Fox
1 Reply
Hi everyone, I have recently finished storybook bears 3508, Unfortunately the chart was damaged and I am unable to finish the outline stitching, for the bottom half, I would be grateful if anyone could help me with this. Thanks in advance. ... Read Post Go to top
old color match
Thu, Aug 22, 2019 5:17 PM
Posted by Sherri Rogers
1 Reply
I inherited some old floss skeins from an aunt and need to match a color. It was a J&P Coates with the #50 on the band. It is a light yellow gold and I am guessing these color numbers have been changed. Am not having any success getting close with... Read Post Go to top
Difference between US and French measurement of crochet thread
Thu, Aug 1, 2019 9:30 AM
Posted by bweaver
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Mon Tricot pattern from 1970's: lace crochet tablecloth. Requires thirteen balls of 330yd 50gr Coton du Pingouin no.8 and steel crochet hook size 10. Finished size 60" in diameter, no gauge given. Made it with US Aunt Lydia's cotton crochet thread size 10, came out to be over 15 feet... Read Post Go to top
Online cross stitching apps
Sat, Jul 27, 2019 2:13 PM
Posted by Kim Moore
4 Replies
Would love suggestions for a good app that I can upload my own picture into (or artwork) that converts to a pattern for me. I dont even need to print it. I've found several but all make me pick THEIR patterns from the app! Anyone use Crossty? It's supposed to... Read Post Go to top
What size aida
Thu, Jul 4, 2019 2:41 PM
Posted by Cheryl
1 Reply
Hi I have a pattern 100x 100 what size aida would I need please I would be using aids 14... Read Post Go to top
Bucilla Persian Crewel Wool for Petit Point Color Chart
Sun, Jun 23, 2019 7:46 PM
Posted by EP
2 Replies
Hello. Does anyone know anything about the Plaid/Bucilla crewel colors for needlepoint/petit point kits? I was given an old unopened kit (4834 "New England Fall Scene") that I'm excited to start but in the instructions (printed in black and white) Color #s and names are matched to numbers in the... Read Post Go to top
J & P Coats
Wed, Jun 19, 2019 8:41 PM
Posted by Diane
0 Replies
Hello, trying to find more floss by J&P Coats #513. Having no luck. It is verigated with ivory, lilac, green. Any help would be appreciated. Thank you ... Read Post Go to top
Sat, Apr 6, 2019 12:26 PM
Posted by
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Hello I just bought a pack of jp coats floss from Walmart, not paying attention . I'm use to using dmc and none of the numbers on the jp coats are matching to any of the charts you have on this site. Can someone please help. Only number I'm finding... Read Post Go to top
Enlarging the patterns
Sun, Mar 24, 2019 2:39 PM
Posted by Laurie Courtney
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DMC vs J&P Coats
Tue, Feb 12, 2019 10:14 AM
Posted by Laurie L Weber
5 Replies
Thank you for having the conversion chart of DMC to J&P Coats. But, I must be finding really old J&P skeins as they have only 2 numbers, some have the number and A, the next one B. Any ideas? ... Read Post Go to top
Cross Stitch Patterns using Variegated Floss
Thu, Jan 31, 2019 9:43 AM
Posted by Alethea
1 Reply
Hello fellow Stitchers I need your help; I like to know where I can get hold of designs that specifically use variegated floss. It does not necessarily be a free pattern, I am willing to purchase if there is a good one available. I am interested to stitch floral designs.... Read Post Go to top
Anchor Straded cotton
Thu, Jan 17, 2019 10:43 PM
Posted by daniel
0 Replies
Hi, i am trying to track down buying bulk of some Anchor colors would any one no were some one in some shop might have a whole lot of old stock they want to unload some of the original colors for example 00749 Anchor... Read Post Go to top
Thu, Dec 27, 2018 8:41 AM
Posted by NANCYE
0 Replies
Someone was looking for an 8 x 10 inch magnetic board but attached the request to a different topic. Try someplace that sells office supplies. They have magnetic white boards that come in several sizes. They work great. I do have an old (thirty years +) that was distributed by... Read Post Go to top
Wed, Dec 26, 2018 2:46 PM
Posted by Laura
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I currently teach counted cross stitch but would love to start teaching needle felting and was wondering if anyone has any supplies they no longer want and would care to donate to a good cause. ... Read Post Go to top
Bucilla floss
Tue, Dec 25, 2018 3:29 PM
Posted by Dorcas M. o’Reilly
1 Reply
I note that in working with the Bucilla to DMC conversion chart that quite a few Bucilla colors have the same code numbers as the DMC floss. Does this mean that DMC manufactured the floss in Bucilla cross stitch kits? This is my first project using a Bucilla kit. Any... Read Post Go to top
Charts for lady Elizabeth afghan
Sat, Dec 22, 2018 8:44 AM
Posted by Denise Brown
1 Reply
I have several lady Elizabeth Afghans and am searching for patterns for them. Any help will be appreciated ... Read Post Go to top
Storing extra floss
Thu, Dec 6, 2018 9:13 AM
Posted by Marge Smithe
1 Reply
I have finished several projects and have lots of leftover floss.... Is there a way to store them in some kind of order so they're easy to use if needed for other projects?... Read Post Go to top
Enlarging the chart
Tue, Aug 28, 2018 10:36 AM
Posted by Laurie Courtney
2 Replies
Any ideas on enlarging a chart?... Read Post Go to top
J&P coats PINK color 218---I cannot find a conversion to DMC for this older color-can anyone help?
Sat, Jun 16, 2018 6:20 PM
Posted by Barbara Doshi
0 Replies
I have checked on line conversion charts and cannot find the PINK 218 J&P coats corresponding DMC color. I thought I had enough. THanks.... Read Post Go to top
Unknown Colors
Sat, Jun 2, 2018 9:44 AM
Posted by Abby Grant
0 Replies
Recently acquired some floss and was trying to find more information about the colors. There is one skein DMC 25 with color #3353. It does not appear on charts. Does this mean the color was discontinued/replaced? Thank you.... Read Post Go to top
How To:
Sun, May 20, 2018 8:59 AM
Posted by Jan DF
2 Replies
Please forgive my ignorance: How do I use this website? I have a single part of 6 or 8 part pattern. I have been looking for ages and finally found all the parts in your pattern directory! Yeah!!! How do I get .pdf's of the parts? They are part of... Read Post Go to top
Many thanks!
Fri, Apr 27, 2018 12:10 PM
Posted by Kristi B
0 Replies
Many, many thanks to the people who created and maintain this site, especially the conversion charts!! These have saves me more times than I can count! I recently bought a kit that was missing only the thread. It is a sunset kit so I used the dimensions conversion chart and... Read Post Go to top
Semco thread numbers
Sat, Dec 16, 2017 10:32 PM
Posted by Julie
0 Replies
I have a lot of Semco embroidery cottons which are quite old and their numbers do not match up with the Semco numbers available in conversation charts. I have searched and searched. Can anyone help me with converting the old numbers to the new numbers. Many thanks... Read Post Go to top
Peri Lusta conversion chart?
Sat, Dec 2, 2017 6:52 PM
Posted by Barbara Sternitzke
0 Replies
Does anyone happen to have a Peri-Lusta to DMC conversion chart or know where to find one? I have several older projects with Peri-Lusta thread requirements and am going crazy trying to figure out DMC alternatives. Thank you. ... Read Post Go to top
cross stitching in amsterdam, holland
Thu, Nov 2, 2017 4:47 PM
Posted by jean s douville
0 Replies
I recently returned from amsterdam, holland - there were no 'shops' for this, BUT we found some charts down at the 'al strap' shop, which is really a knitting shop. they had thea gouveneor kits (big ones, very expensive) of london, amsterdam, st. petersburg, russia and moscow. they also had... Read Post Go to top
Magazine patterns
Thu, Aug 10, 2017 7:55 PM
Posted by Janet
1 Reply
Can you download patterns from the magazines and if so how... Read Post Go to top
Wed, Jul 5, 2017 4:57 PM
Posted by Michelle
1 Reply
Hi. I have run out of the colour "Khaki" for a Dimensions cross stitch I am in the middle of. Unfortunately I cannot find this exact colour anywhere. There is only "Khaki green" etc and this is completely wrong. Can someone please tell me where I can find this colour... Read Post Go to top
Great Site
Thu, Jun 29, 2017 11:09 PM
Posted by Christine Troutman
3 Replies
I love this site. I bought a Dimensions kit and was lost how to convert the thread to DMC and someone steered me here. Thanks so much to whoever made this site and the conversion chart. The floss that comes with kits is never enough for me for some reason.... Read Post Go to top
Help Needed
Sat, Jun 3, 2017 9:46 AM
Posted by Heather Bundick
3 Replies
I am a social worker and work closely with nursing homes. I have an elderly alzheimers lady who used to cross stitch all the time. The traditional cross-stitching is too hard for her to do anymore between eye sight and hand coordination. We are seeking to find an alternative for... Read Post Go to top
chart colors and chart no.#s.
Thu, May 25, 2017 3:51 PM
Posted by vida lindner
1 Reply
Why are there so many numbers and colors the same?... Read Post Go to top
Sewing machine manual
Tue, Feb 14, 2017 11:50 PM
Posted by Janet Fowler
3 Replies
Looking for a Dressmaker machine manual. Markings on machine are: 218-TW Model #10606 Appreciate any help, advice, suggestions! Janet Fowler... Read Post Go to top
Hopscotch Fabric
Sun, Dec 4, 2016 3:09 PM
Posted by Denise
2 Replies
Does anyone still use this kind of aida fabric anymore? Just wondering. I have about 35 pieces sitting around here thinking of putting them in a yard sale what ya think I could get for them? Denise... Read Post Go to top
20 years pattern collection
Tue, Aug 16, 2016 8:29 PM
Posted by Larry Clark
2 Replies
Because of health reasons my wife has had to quit stitching. For the past 20 years she has stitched for three groups that do quilts for children with life threatening illnesses. We have a collection of patterns that range from juvenile to Space, motorcycles, riverboats and everything in between. We... Read Post Go to top
Price of crosstitch
Sun, Jul 24, 2016 11:51 AM
Posted by Rica
2 Replies
Hi Everyone, Is anyone knows how to put a price for finished product of crosstitch. I made a crosttitch of my friend pictures and he's asking me how much the price but I dont have any idea how much it cost Becoz I spent long time making it. I want... Read Post Go to top
100+ year old cross stitch
Sun, Jul 24, 2016 8:53 AM
Posted by Fetz
1 Reply
I just inherited a cross stitch piece made by my great great Grandmother when she was 14 years old. It was always hung in my Grandparents house in a nice frame. There is no glass and they have vacuumed it and patted it to get the dust off. The colors... Read Post Go to top
Tue, May 31, 2016 4:25 PM
Posted by
1 Reply
I'd like to start a gallery of my own on this website. I'm not sure why there are only 7 galleries at present but it seems fairly international, and as I am from Australia I'd like to add to that! I can see a place for gallery owners to log... Read Post Go to top
How to convert from Zweigert laguna 28 count to 14 ct Aida cloth
Sun, May 29, 2016 8:00 AM
Posted by Kelli
5 Replies
My sampler kit came with 28 ct. Zweigert Lugana cloth, The finished sampler would be 73/4 X 73/4. My eyes aren't as good as they used to be. I want to stitch the sampler on 14 ct Aida cloth. How do I figure out how much Aida cloth I will... Read Post Go to top
Sat, May 21, 2016 5:17 AM
Posted by Rose K
1 Reply
I used to get email notifications when new patterns were posted. Haven't gotten any for a long, long time. Have they been discontinued? or can I be reigned up? ... Read Post Go to top
needing conversions for older threads
Tue, May 3, 2016 11:51 PM
Posted by Charlene Graves
0 Replies
I have aquired older threads for embroidery from DMC, Bucilla, Sullivan, Anchor, JP Coats, Coats & Clark, Maderia, Royal Society, Majesty, some of these may or may not be older ones,short of going to where floss is sold, it would be easier to get information from anyone who might some... Read Post Go to top
Framing a crosstitch picture on my own without a lot of cost
Fri, Apr 22, 2016 8:36 AM
Posted by debby ann jackson
1 Reply
I have done several pic.but haven't had them framed because it costs to much to have them done at a crafting store like can I frame them myself without all the cost?... Read Post Go to top
Looking for the right number to the Iris floss threads.
Tue, Apr 5, 2016 1:42 PM
Posted by Toni
0 Replies
I am looking for the Iris floss thread color chart that will show what number they are and what color they are and some of the number's are not on the chart that I get with my product that I work on and what to see the conversion chart to... Read Post Go to top
Help! Lost the chart!
Tue, Apr 5, 2016 5:54 AM
Posted by Grace
1 Reply
I brought my work with me on a trip and found back home that the chart interpreting the symbols has been left behind!!! Is there any way to find the chart online? It is a Anchor heritage kit titled Tobermory........ Read Post Go to top
Sun, Mar 27, 2016 5:02 AM
Posted by Susan
3 Replies
Hello, Trying to print from 10 count to 14 count but it continues to print only print 10 count and not converting. There must be something I'm missing can you help me? Susan... Read Post Go to top
Finishing the edge on afghan fabric
Tue, Mar 15, 2016 3:46 PM
Posted by Amanda
0 Replies
I am working on a cross stitched afghan on a Charles Craft Lady Elizabeth Afghan, and I am trying to figure out how to finish the edge. The only information I have seen is to fringe the afghan cloth, but I don't like that. Would doing a single crochet edge... Read Post Go to top
Mon, Feb 29, 2016 5:29 AM
Posted by NANCYE G
1 Reply
ANITA -- I just posted a picture to the WOCS site. It is the Picnic Ant. I changed all of the colors based on what I had in my stash. Also added the letter "a" before the word friend. I love the way it came out. ... Read Post Go to top
dmc floss colors
Fri, Jan 1, 2016 4:56 PM
Posted by Rita
0 Replies
I have noticed that there have been some new colors for DMC floss, but I can't seem to find another DMC checklist with the numbers on them. Can anyone help me?... Read Post Go to top
Cross Stitchers in Sioux Falls
Fri, Nov 13, 2015 4:16 AM
Posted by Lisa Mitchell
0 Replies
I love cross stitching!!! I was wondering if there were any other people who live in Sioux falls South Dakota who enjoy cross stitching as much as I do. ... Read Post Go to top
Tue, Nov 10, 2015 8:42 AM
Posted by Elaine
2 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
Craftsway floss conversion to DMC
Thu, Oct 15, 2015 10:03 AM
Posted by Vicky
2 Replies
Does anyone know where I can find a conversion chart for Craftsway floss to DMC?... Read Post Go to top
Matching floss numbers with other makers
Wed, Sep 16, 2015 1:25 PM
Posted by Pam
0 Replies
I make a picture for my grandkids each year for their birthday. This year they are in to Pokeman. I have patterns that have DMC numbers of 2, 12,16,29, 86, 212, 250, 251 and 3307. The earlier numbers are no where to be found and the later does not show... Read Post Go to top
DMC Floss
Tue, Aug 4, 2015 12:41 PM
Posted by Patricia
4 Replies
Trying to determine correct DMC floss to match NY Yankees logo...please help!... Read Post Go to top
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, 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
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 10:26 AM
Posted by Tammy
3 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
Sun, May 24, 2015 9:34 AM
Posted by KIM WEAVER
2 Replies
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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