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New cross stitcher
Thu, May 14, 2015 3:03 PM
Posted by Tammy
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 good tips you would share with me?
  • Reply from NANCYE G
    Friday, May 22, 2015 1:01 PM
    Be careful when you buy something REAL CHEAP. You often get what you pay for. If you haven't gotten started yet -- start with a kit from Joann's or Michael's. If you don't have these in your area try WalMart. I, personally, don't buy kits. I like to pick my own materials. Go to your local library. They will have pattern books. Start with something easy -- not too many colors and simple shapes. Wait for sales. Build up your collection slowly. Go to top
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    Reply from Mady Hanlon
    Sunday, May 24, 2015 10:49 AM
    Hi Tammy

    If you tell me what you like maybe I can find you something from my huge stash that could get you started... ^_^ Once you reply I can send you a private message and get your mailing address and send you something for sure I have more stuff that I can stitch in a couple of life times LOL
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    • Reply from Tammy
      Monday, May 25, 2015 10:26 AM
      Thank you for your kind generosity. Anything would be great. I am not sure how to get to the private message but will look. I will watch for any messages. Thank you again.
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