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New Cross stitcher
Thu, Sep 13, 2007 4:43 AM
Posted by Pat
Hi, I took up cross stitch a couple of months ago. Would love to hear from others in a similar situation or would like any advice.

Pat

  • Reply from  Anita
    Thursday, September 13, 2007 5:28 AM
    Pat,
    Welcome to the world of cross stitching! I am not sure what type of advice you need but for finishing ideas you can go to the link below:

    http://www.cyberstitchers.com/Resources/FinishingTechniques/index.asp

    Anita Go to top

  • Reply from Emma Lamb
    Thursday, September 27, 2007 4:43 PM
    Hi Pat,

    Welcome to Cross Stitching.... are you addicted yet? What are you working on? If you're stuck with any aspects of stitching or need help with terms then just holler and we'll try and help.

    Emz xxx Go to top

  • Reply from Busydebbie
    Saturday, September 29, 2007 7:55 PM
    My best advise...never resist buying a pattern. I did earlier in my stitching, and found that they will haunt you latter. Also don't be afraid to cut and paste designs from one pattern and another...to create your own expression. Same hold true for changing out thread colors... Go to top
  • Reply from Linda M
    Sunday, September 30, 2007 1:36 AM
    Hi Pat,

    Now the fun begins collecting patterns, floss and fabric. There is so many fun choices to make.

    I found stitching a bit frustrating at first. I was always making mistakes. My best advice is when working on a larger pattern, make yourself one copy. I have a box of pencil crayons that I use to mark off what I have stitched, using a different color for different symbols on the pattern. This way I rarely have to frog out any mistakes. Go to top