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xstitch patterns of foxes
Sun, Oct 2, 2005 5:25 PM
Posted by mary
5 Replies
is there anybody out there that knowes where i can get a pattern of a fox. my friend likes them and i want to do one for her. so if anybody has one maybe we can make a trade.... Read Post Go to top
Tips on Xstitch on cloths
Thu, Sep 29, 2005 5:30 PM
Posted by Heather
9 Replies
I would like to x stitch on some shirts for gifts for my kids , but I've never done so before. I would apperciate any tips. Do you start and end the same way you normally do? Do you need to put a stabilizer behind the project? Help please,lol. Thank... Read Post Go to top
Note of Thanks to Anita
Tue, Sep 27, 2005 9:34 PM
Posted by Annette
6 Replies
Just wanted to convey my appreciation for Anita and her husband for such a great site. I love this site...it's my favorite cross stitching site. It has helped me in so many ways I can't even explain. The conversion charts help a lot, I tried the washing and loved the... Read Post Go to top
hurricane
Fri, Sep 23, 2005 8:52 AM
Posted by Estelle
1 Reply
Anita, are you planning on riding out the storm? If so our prayers are with you. I really hope you vacuated!!!!!... Read Post Go to top
What software does anyone recommend?
Thu, Sep 8, 2005 6:40 AM
Posted by Mary Ellen
2 Replies
Hi. I'd like to start designing cross stitch patterns for myself. What software do you use? I would also like to be able to scan in a picture and magically turn it into a pattern. Is this possible? Any advice is appreciated. BTW: I LOVE this site. I just found... Read Post Go to top
question for those who use PC Stitch
Mon, Aug 22, 2005 9:01 PM
Posted by Rebecca
1 Reply
My mom does stamped cross stitch, and has been trying to locate a particular design. Since we can't find one like she's looking for, I thought I might use PC Stitch to design it for her. Here's the question. We would have to use a transfer medium to place it... Read Post Go to top
double sided Xstitch
Sat, Aug 20, 2005 10:42 AM
Posted by ankie
1 Reply
hello! is there anyone who could tell(or even better show) me hoe to do doublesided crossstitches?I'm planning to do some bookmarks on plastic canvas and that would be just the thing. Would appreciate your answers, thanks... Read Post Go to top
hello
Sat, Aug 20, 2005 6:04 AM
Posted by joyce
3 Replies
i just found this sight and love sharing with other cross-stitchers. i am working on an afghan at the moment, it has squares with 14count, is fun but must be careful not to pull the thread too tight. i have the best job ever, when we are not busy i... Read Post Go to top
lap frame for handicapped
Fri, Aug 19, 2005 9:06 AM
Posted by candy
1 Reply
i have a bone disease which makes turning knobs and turning the working frames over very hard. i am looking for a good floor standing or lap working frame for cross stitch that will flip over easily to clip the thread ends and will tighten really tight without having to... Read Post Go to top
downloading patterns
Wed, Aug 17, 2005 11:14 AM
Posted by candy
1 Reply
totally confused as to what i need to be able to download free patterns. i assume a printer(which i dont have yet) but would like to know what all i need to have. thank you.... Read Post Go to top
computer meltdown
Tue, May 31, 2005 7:46 AM
Posted by Maria's Busy Stitching
2 Replies
Hi everyone, Maria Smit, my older sister, asked me to let everyone know that her hard drive is fried. She'll be back as soon as it gets sorted out by her son. She was so distressed and worried that you would think that she was in a huff. Nicole... Read Post Go to top
Floss check list
Sun, May 29, 2005 9:29 AM
Posted by An
1 Reply
On the floss checklist there is minor mix up. The colors are true but the text description is not. #'s 725 is listed as a Med Light Topaz- it is really yellow... As are a few above and below it.... Thanks!... Read Post Go to top
check list
Sun, Apr 24, 2005 12:09 PM
Posted by Estelle
3 Replies
Anita: You and your husband did a great job on the new floss checklist. I've already printed some out.... Read Post Go to top
Dating your work this year
Sun, Apr 3, 2005 12:12 PM
Posted by Maria S.
4 Replies
This year the Roman Numerals "MMV" might be fun to stitch instead of 2005. Just a thought.... Read Post Go to top
Thank you
Sun, Mar 20, 2005 1:41 PM
Posted by Jan
1 Reply
Just want to thank you for the new feature to add more pictures. I love the idea of being able to see a project in progress. You are making some great additions to the site. Thanks for your hard work.... Read Post Go to top
Hi EVERYONE
Wed, Jan 5, 2005 5:39 AM
Posted by Sonja
1 Reply
Would just like to say hello to everyone, and think the conversion chart is wonderful ( i was buying 2 of the dimensions kits i liked, because i like to give out cross-stitch as gifts) and once i done a kit loved it too much so had to buy and... Read Post Go to top
Kreinik Very Fine Braid
Sat, Dec 18, 2004 9:47 AM
Posted by Amanda
2 Replies
Hello I am new to the wonderful world of cross stitching and I have a question. I am unable to find Kreinik Very Fine Braid and I would like to know what else I can use that would have the same look? any help would be great. Thank you Amanda... Read Post Go to top
Longstitch to Cross Stitch?
Wed, Jul 21, 2004 5:06 AM
Posted by Kathy H.
1 Reply
I have a long stitch vase of flowers pattern that I would like to convert to cross stitch (some day when I get around to stitching.) :) Should I count the squares or the intersections for the stitching? ... Read Post Go to top
ISO- CROSS COUNTRY STITCHING
Wed, Jul 7, 2004 12:29 AM
Posted by chitra
2 Replies
Hi I am in seach of cross country stitching august 2003 issue.will buy.can anybody help.thanks... Read Post Go to top
dumb cats
Mon, May 3, 2004 3:34 PM
Posted by BarbL
1 Reply
ok this isnt a question just a comment/ annoyance rant. My cats just spilt ORANGE koolaid on my pile of new green floss... I tried washing one card of string, but it was still light orange, so out it goes... I mean usually you would have trouble with cats and... Read Post Go to top
PC Stitch for Windows and PC Stitch 6 .pat files.
Sun, May 2, 2004 4:32 PM
Posted by Kathy H.
1 Reply
I did a search on my computer for .pat files for my pcstitch for windows (4.0) files and pcstitch6. I was able to put all into my pcstitch6 program, but not the other way around. The files (6.0) are blank in the earlier version. I like that I will be... Read Post Go to top
PC Stitch
Sun, May 2, 2004 4:08 PM
Posted by Bertha
1 Reply
i got the PCStitch pattern maker to and i have a problem i can't seem to download the one on tis site where it says Free Patterns i got the dolphin and mabe one or two more but i can't seam to download any more can someone tell me why... Read Post Go to top
Using pattern viewer
Thu, Apr 29, 2004 5:41 AM
Posted by Jomama1152
1 Reply
Hi all, I have a question that's been bugging me for awhile. I can download the pictures, however where are the colors, directions, size, etc.? I don't think they download with the graph do they? And if not, where are they? I would really appreciate anyone's help. ... Read Post Go to top
PC-Stitch Reader
Tue, Apr 20, 2004 3:11 AM
Posted by Sheri Sweet
3 Replies
I just ran across this cross-stitch site, downloaded several of the WONDERFUL free designs (thank you very much to the designers!), and now I'm trying to download the PC-Stitch Reader so that I can look at the designs. I cannot get down to the bottom of the instruction page to... Read Post Go to top
Cross Stitch burn out
Sat, Apr 3, 2004 1:05 AM
Posted by Skoolmom
6 Replies
Every couple of months I seem to go thru a minor cross stitch burn out phase. The big project I am working on is about 90% complete. I have several small projects lined up to do next. Yet I can't get interested in doing of them at this point. Meanwhile... Read Post Go to top
Altoid tins
Fri, Jan 23, 2004 9:39 PM
Posted by Rebecca
1 Reply
I just saw a discussion about using Altoid Tins to put finished designs on. Can anyone tell me more about this finishing technique? Do you use a batting between the material and the tin? Are there any special preparations needed? What is the best way to afix the design to... Read Post Go to top
What is railroading ?
Sun, Jan 11, 2004 2:45 AM
Posted by Myra
2 Replies
I was looking at galleries in another site and someone said that she did railroading on a pattern. What is railroading? I have never heard of this. By the way been playing with the search since you told me about it...LOL.... Read Post Go to top
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