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Needle Treasures
Wed, Jun 26, 2024 2:16 PM
Posted by Claire
1 Reply
I have a needle treasure cross stitch kit from way back when... think 20 years ago. Where can I find a conversion chart for the colors? I'm trying to find the DMC or Anchor equivalent. This site doesn't have a chart for this particular conversion,... Read Post Go to top
Thread conversions
Tue, Jun 25, 2024 10:16 AM
Posted by Eileen Sampson
1 Reply
I am working on a very old cross stitch from Candamar designs. I noticed your website had a conversion chart for Candamar thread numbers to DMC but didn’t include the one thread I’m short of. Can you or any of your members possibly tell me which DMC (or Anchor) thread... Read Post Go to top
A DMC Conversion for Tyche Special.
Sat, May 4, 2024 1:55 PM
Posted by Charline Blair is
2 Replies
A DMC Conversion for Tyche Special.... Read Post Go to top
Thank-you for Dimensions to DMC conversion chart
Thu, Jan 11, 2024 2:48 PM
Posted by AnneB
4 Replies
I stumbled across your site today and am very grateful for the generous spirit which led you to start this site. I have a Dimensions cross-stich pattern which I started nearly 20 years ago then put aside due to work and helping aging family. I restarted it again a couple... Read Post Go to top
Can't find this floss anywhere
Mon, Oct 30, 2023 6:48 PM
Posted by Patrick
2 Replies
I have searched everywhere for DMC flosses #'s 3882 & 3884 without success. I need them for a personal project. Does anyone know where they can be found. They are not in any stores.... Read Post Go to top
Need a good database
Thu, Aug 24, 2023 12:20 PM
Posted by Lisa
2 Replies
I'm looking for a good database that will help me keep track of all my quilting & sewing books/patterns, threads, fabrics, and assorted miscellaneous items.... Read Post Go to top
peri-lusta conversion chart to dmc
Thu, Aug 24, 2023 12:14 PM
Posted by carol anderson
2 Replies
I have a lot needlework that needs to be done, but the colors are in peri-lusta and I use dmc. I was wondering if any-one has a conversion chart for peri-lusta to dmc or tell me where I can get one. Many Thanks. Carol ... Read Post Go to top
seasons book mark
Tue, Jun 20, 2023 4:18 AM
Posted by Donna
1 Reply
are directions available for this book mark. The middle is self explanatory but don't know how to do the months around the outside edge. Thanks. ... Read Post Go to top
Mon, Jun 19, 2023 4:29 PM
Posted by Janice Bush
2 Replies
I am a 78yr old woman that has made her first quilt top. I lost my daughter and to keep my self going I started sewing and I now have a large quilt top that I would like to get quilted. I know it is not cheap but I could... Read Post Go to top
What does the "F" stand for?
Tue, Jun 13, 2023 1:43 PM
Posted by Marcia
3 Replies
Hello, I recently bought someone's stash of embroidery floss on line. Many beautiful colors which this site will help me convert into any project. However a handful of these are Anchor brand skeins with an "F" in front of the number. I've never seen this before and don't know how... Read Post Go to top
cross stitch collection issue 99 and 188
Wed, Mar 29, 2023 9:36 AM
Posted by Diane Roberts
1 Reply
I have been searching for these 2 issues of cross stitch collection (issue 99 and issue 188) for such a long time. Does anyone have them and would be willing to sell them please?... Read Post Go to top
American thread company thread
Mon, Mar 27, 2023 7:20 PM
Posted by Justine S
1 Reply
I picked up some thread at an auction a few years ago. The woman was a weaver so this yarn can be used to weave. It is not marked with any sizes and some without any manufacturer's name. I’m hoping to get some kind of catalog telling me about the... Read Post Go to top
bucilla 3 ply yarn
Fri, Mar 17, 2023 4:28 PM
Posted by Ruth
1 Reply
I have an old bucilla kit heirloom bearn #4657. now I am at the end of the kit any running out of some colors to find how do I find the colors ... Read Post Go to top
Looking for Designer/Publisher
Tue, Dec 6, 2022 7:50 AM
Posted by BJ Scharath
1 Reply
ISO. I am looking for a designer named Karen Gotshall. She had a design published in Nov. 1987 in Cross Stitch & Country Gifts. It was called Nutcracker Ornament (64w x 66h). I want to get permission to copy her design. The magazine is no longer published, and I believe... Read Post Go to top
Coats & Clark embroidery floss conversion
Wed, Nov 2, 2022 5:25 AM
Posted by roberta preve
1 Reply
Have a out of stock Coca Cola Santa stocking pattern and it used Coats & Clark threads, but somehow they're missing now and I need to purchase replace floss. Can't find supplier for Coats & Clark [1] Is JP Coats the same company? [2] How / where can I convert... Read Post Go to top
JP Coats Embroidery Floss
Wed, Nov 2, 2022 5:21 AM
Posted by Sherry B
1 Reply
I have 3 JP Coats embroidery floss colors 00288, 00138 and 00175 that I can't find DMC conversion numbers. Please help.... Read Post Go to top
Peri-Lusta to DMC conversion chart
Wed, Jun 22, 2022 9:06 PM
Posted by Sue-Anne Gluckman
6 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
Thank you!
Wed, Apr 27, 2022 7:38 AM
Posted by Lauren
1 Reply
Just a big THANKYOU for the conversion charts. I have some beautiful Alfons Mucha Tapestries with no wool but a cryptic list of numbers/colours. Managed to work out they were DMC code, and I've converted it all to Anchor. Just need to buy the wool and I can get started!... Read Post Go to top
Holiday Fireplace Mantelpiece Needlepoint
Sun, Apr 10, 2022 3:12 PM
Posted by Kim
1 Reply
Holiday Fireplace Mantelpiece Needlepoint. where i can find this pattern ... Read Post Go to top
American Thread Company
Thu, Feb 17, 2022 12:55 AM
Posted by Dana
5 Replies
I’m wondering if anyone has an American Thread Company embroidery floss color conversion chart to any of the popular brands used today (DMC, JP Coats, Anchor, etc.). Even a homemade chart would be fine. I’m colorblind so I can’t just simply match up the colors I have. If you don’t... Read Post Go to top
"For Tyche Special" floss from Amazon
Sun, Feb 6, 2022 9:48 AM
Posted by Ashley
3 Replies
I bought a cheap, off brand cross stitch starter set from Amazon. The floss is all marked as "For Tyche Special" and I can't figure out what brand that is! Any idea what "Tyche Special" is, or what it is close to so I can figure out the names of... Read Post Go to top
Finishing edge of Bookmark
Thu, Feb 3, 2022 1:58 PM
Posted by Amanda Cameron
3 Replies
Hi, just wondering how the edge was done on the Candy Hearts Bookmark. I'm working on a bookmark and would love to finish it like this one was done. Thanks!... Read Post Go to top
Linda Driskell
Wed, Jan 19, 2022 6:58 AM
Posted by Carol Simberg
1 Reply
Is Linda Driskell still alive/around? I Googled her and many of her (past) publications pop up, but no current information. There is an obituary, but I think it's the wrong Linda Driskell! I'm threatening to fall down the rabbit hole, trying to find her stitch charts and "Favorite Stitches" anywhere... Read Post Go to top
Thread color
Sat, Jan 1, 2022 6:37 PM
Posted by Pamela Phillips
1 Reply
I have the pattern Spring Glory. I need thread number 200. I've haven't been able to find this color. I would like to know which color number to switch to. Thank you.... Read Post Go to top
Loops and Threads chart
Thu, Sep 23, 2021 7:04 AM
Posted by vicki gentry
1 Reply
I am trying to find a color chart for Loops and Threads embroidery Floss. Also if possible a match up chart to dmc. Thanks so much... Read Post Go to top
Coats & Clark’s thread
Thu, Sep 16, 2021 7:07 PM
Posted by Kathy Kelly
2 Replies
I found a skein on Coats & Clark’s embroidery floss. It’s a really pretty pink, the number is 46-B. I can’t find that number on the chart. I’m wondering if it was one of my mom’s, and that number has changed, or been discontinued. Does anyone know? Thank you Kathy... Read Post Go to top
Conversion charts
Fri, Aug 6, 2021 4:52 PM
Posted by E.K. Staley
2 Replies
I found your conversion charts and it saved me so much time and many headages. Wish I would have found it with my first two self-designed projects. Now all I have to do is convert my Anchor yarn into Anchor Tapisserie. Thank you so much. ... Read Post Go to top
Duplicates on Floss Chart
Sun, Jul 18, 2021 4:42 AM
Posted by MonicaM
2 Replies
Did you know that these are all on the list twice? 225 ul vy lt shell pink 951 lt tawny 992 vy lt aquamarine Might be others but these three jumped out at me. Happy stitching!... Read Post Go to top
Updated Floss Checklist
Wed, Jun 30, 2021 2:15 PM
Posted by Ruth Lanum
1 Reply
When are you going to update your floss checklist to include the numbers 3880-3895?... Read Post Go to top
conversion chart for peri-lusta to dmc embroidery thread please
Fri, Jun 25, 2021 9:16 AM
Posted by Carolyn Anderson
1 Reply
I am looking for a conversion chart for peri-lusta embroidery thread to dmc, I have looked every where and cannot find one. I have a very old piece of fancy work to do but it uses peri-lusta threads and I have heaps and heaps of dmc all colored threads. Any... Read Post Go to top
Anchor checklist
Sat, Jun 5, 2021 4:43 AM
Posted by Andrée F.
1 Reply
Hi, I looked to the Anchor checklist and I saw that many thread numbers are in duplicate or triplicate. Why is there identical color numbers for different shades of a color ? For example, number 267: it can be hunter green, avocado green or light avocado green. This could be... Read Post Go to top
Pattern 5254 Eagle Designer Lois Thompson - Has anyone cross-stitched this pattern?
Thu, Feb 18, 2021 6:05 PM
Posted by Maureen Simpson
1 Reply
I find this very labour intensive to do even though I am an experienced cross-stitcher. This pattern is very tiny with no actual instructions. Has anyone else done this one?... Read Post Go to top
Artiste/Zweigart Conversion to DMC
Wed, Nov 18, 2020 1:03 PM
Posted by Pamela Farr
1 Reply
Does anyone know of a conversion chart from Artiste/Zweigart to DMC? I am working on a kit from Artiste and I'm running out of floss!!... Read Post Go to top
Mon, Nov 16, 2020 9:10 AM
Posted by Peanut
1 Reply
Hello everyone. I’m new to cross stitch and really enjoying it. Can someone tell me, do I need a matboard when framing with glass?... Read Post Go to top
Material(s) alternative for making jewelry
Mon, Oct 19, 2020 3:56 PM
Posted by Malinda M
3 Replies
Hello everyone! I came across some really cute patterns for a earrings and pendant set in a cross stitch magazine that I purchased 4 years ago. The material that was used to create the jewelry is a 40-count copper wire canvas from Kreinik. I did check out the site from... Read Post Go to top
In all things give thanks, the designer Rovaris
Thu, Sep 17, 2020 11:54 AM
Posted by Bernadette Mullin
2 Replies
Hello everyone: Been looking for this chart for sometime. Any one out there happen to have it. Drop me a line if when you get a minute Thanks for taking the time to read my post.... Read Post Go to top
Anchor black floss versus DMC black floss
Wed, Sep 9, 2020 5:26 AM
Posted by Isla
2 Replies
Hi everyone, Hope all of you stitchers are staying healthy and safe. I’m kind of new to this message board but I’m curious as to everyone’s’ opinion as to whether they consider through their stitching experience if the Anchor 6-strand BLACK (#403) is thicker and gives better coverage than DMC... Read Post Go to top
Craftways to dmc
Mon, Aug 3, 2020 12:36 PM
Posted by Anita Linneman
1 Reply
I ran out of dmc color for my project. I have craftways thread but can find a conversion chart for this. If anyone can help and send me a chart it will be greatly greatly appreciated and useful. Or tell me what dmc color 745 is in craftways. Thanks everyone.... Read Post Go to top
cannot match a color from a chart
Mon, Aug 3, 2020 4:06 AM
Posted by Lisa Pietrzak
1 Reply
I have a chart for a Christmas stocking. It calls for a JP Coats color 8519, which is listed as Cold Grey VY DK. Repeated attempts to purchase this floss color have been unsuccessful. I am also not able to find it on a conversion chart from JP Coats to... Read Post Go to top
conversion chart
Mon, Jun 29, 2020 4:31 AM
Posted by Susanne
2 Replies
Are the numbers the same for both DMC tapestry yarn and DMC embroidery floss? IF not is there a conversion chart?... Read Post Go to top
make a cortland college logo onto a graph so i can make a tissue cover as gift
Thu, Jun 25, 2020 8:09 PM
Posted by linda paszkiewicz
1 Reply
i have a neice going to go to college and i would like to make a tissue cover from plastic canvas of her college... Read Post Go to top
Threads do not match.
Tue, May 5, 2020 6:13 AM
Posted by Marge
1 Reply
In the Rosebud Cottage pattern colors of the threads do not match the picture or the DMC color conversion. Has anyone else ever had this problem. The colors seem to be way off and seem to be too light in a lot or areas. Also way too many French knots.... Read Post Go to top
Riolis to DMC conversion chart
Sun, Apr 26, 2020 4:30 AM
Posted by Malinda
1 Reply
I found this amazing pattern with theses leopard cubs but the brand of thread that is used is Riolis. I was wondering if anyone happen to have a Riolis to DMC conversion chart or know where to find one? Thank you for your help... Read Post Go to top
PC stitch pattern viewer
Sat, Apr 18, 2020 12:03 PM
Posted by Marilyn
1 Reply
I have been attempting to download the PC Stitch Pattern Viewer and nothing happens when I click on it. Help. What to do?... Read Post Go to top
Matching Colors
Fri, Apr 10, 2020 2:22 PM
Posted by Katie
1 Reply
Hello! I'm trying to make a gift for my mother. It's a free stitch of a baby deer and I'm trying to pick the perfect colors for a fawn. I asked a friend what colors she used for hers, but all of them are Anchor brand and I don't know... Read Post Go to top
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Great Site
Sat, Apr 30, 2016 7:24 PM
Posted by Christine Troutman
2 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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