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Missing DMC symbols
Thu, Dec 7, 2023 10:30 AM
Posted by V Forr
1 Reply
I am working with Dreamsicles Just For Baby and found there are a few DMC colors listed with no symbol. Anyone familiar with this? DMC color symbols missing for 356 and 3808.... Read Post Go to top
color Chart missing
Tue, Nov 21, 2023 7:34 AM
Posted by Emily
1 Reply
I have a cross stitch patter , can someone help me find the color chart?... Read Post Go to top
How do I find the color/number on my J&P Coats
Fri, Nov 10, 2023 3:20 AM
Posted by Jesicca
5 Replies
Hello! I recently inherited a large lot of J&P Coats embroidery flosses, and on the labels there seems to only be one number (CA00015) on all of them, no matter the color. There is no bar code on the labels, nor is there any other number or color. I'm new... Read Post Go to top
Royal Mouline Art Embroidery Thread
Thu, Nov 9, 2023 4:30 AM
Posted by Chris
1 Reply
I was wondering if they still sell these threads. Im looking for thread #'s 2115 (Light Pink), 2515 (Deep Pink) , 5285 (Light Green), 5260 (Moss Green). Or if they dont, does anyone know how of a chart i can use to convert to DMC . Thanks... Read Post Go to top
JP Coats Floss
Mon, Sep 4, 2023 4:17 AM
Posted by Sandy Sosnowski
1 Reply
I made the mistake of buying JP Coats Floss at Walmart. Actually that adds up to two mistakes. 150 colors, no numbers on any of them! Please anyone new to cross stitch or embroidery don't, I repeat don't buy floss from Walmart unless it says DMC. I should have known... Read Post Go to top
Misshapen aida cloth
Thu, Jun 29, 2023 7:20 PM
Posted by Trisha
1 Reply
HELP - I had to tear out text on a cross stitch piece that measures 131 count by 7 count. Now my 14-count aida cloth is misshapen (not tight). Is there any way to tighten up the aida cloth or do I need to re-do the piece? Hard to describe... Read Post Go to top
Sunflower vase 20444
Mon, Jun 19, 2023 4:25 PM
Posted by Tess
1 Reply
Hi there is a black upside down triangle ?? on the pattern but not on the symbol colour list can anyone help me ... Read Post Go to top
Older JP Coats color
Sat, Jun 10, 2023 2:15 PM
Posted by Vicki Russell
2 Replies
Looking for the conversion for JP Coats # 62 and 144. Any help is greatly appreciated. Thanks... Read Post Go to top
Merry Christmas cross stitch #40301 by Angela Pullen.
Thu, Jan 26, 2023 1:35 PM
Posted by Janice Murphy
1 Reply
I purchased this kit about 20 years ago and had just started when my husband accidentally threw out the instructions. I have the charts but no written instructions or colour/symbol chart. Is there anyway of getting a copy of these?... Read Post Go to top
16001 dimensions is lime but dmc code was no where right
Wed, Jan 18, 2023 5:54 AM
Posted by JC Webb
1 Reply
Ran out of thread for 16001 which is lime. Went on this site for dmc conversion which was 907. It was completely wrong. Please help... Read Post Go to top
Ebroidery Thread
Tue, Jan 10, 2023 8:39 AM
Posted by Lesley Taylor
1 Reply
I started a cross stich embroidery many years ago. I'm now short of thread but only have the original code numbers. The design I'm using is "Dimensions Counted Cross Stitch : Noah & His Animals by Barbara Mock" (1990). I'm trying to find an updated 6 strand cotton thread code... Read Post Go to top
DMC balsem fir missing 953
Mon, Oct 17, 2022 6:40 PM
Posted by marion
1 Reply
Pattern says DMC 953 balsem fir - cannot find on listings - need substitute. ... Read Post Go to top
Old pattern has number 000 New number?
Sat, Sep 17, 2022 5:35 PM
Posted by Lin hayes
2 Replies
Trying to find out the new number for dmc 000. Have a very old pattern and need to know what color it is. Thank you ... Read Post Go to top
Cross stitch shrinking/puckering help
Sat, Jul 30, 2022 3:50 PM
Posted by Linda
2 Replies
Help! I just finished a project I have worked on for over a year. I washed it and ironed it while it was still wet. The floss shrank causing the fabric to pucker. Can I wet it and stretch it out? Any way to salvage it. This is a gift!... Read Post Go to top
conversion chart
Wed, Jun 15, 2022 5:44 AM
Posted by Karin Coleman
1 Reply
I had entered all my threads over 500 of them into the floss check list. Yes I did save them and now I go to look into it and nothing has been saved. I like to know why it doesn't keep the threads saved. Yes, every time I want to... Read Post Go to top
Royal Mouline Coats & Clark Floss
Thu, Feb 10, 2022 5:33 AM
Posted by Lisa
1 Reply
I have acquired a lot of Royal Mouline floss by Coats & Clark. I am looking for a conversion chart to DMC. The JP Coats chart to DMC is not the same. I would appreciate any help anyone can give. I am hoping not to have to match to my... Read Post Go to top
I ran out of floss. How do I get more?
Fri, Jan 28, 2022 7:36 PM
Posted by Robin Wollet
1 Reply
I ran out of floss. How do I get more?... Read Post Go to top
DMC Printable Checklist
Sun, Jan 23, 2022 11:01 AM
Posted by Janis
3 Replies
The DMC printable checklist is missing some floss numbers. It jumps from 309 to 318. Thank you so much for providing the floss checklists. They are invaluable!... Read Post Go to top
JP Coates tread
Mon, Dec 27, 2021 4:50 PM
Posted by Sherry
1 Reply
I have a bunch of JP Coates thread with single, double, and triple digit number, some have letters after the numbers. These are not on the conversion chart. Are these to old?... Read Post Go to top
Lost symbol chart
Tue, Nov 9, 2021 3:16 PM
Posted by Pink
1 Reply
I have just bought the toy shelf cross stitch kit by anchor acs06. However I can’t find the symbol chart to match the thread colours to the symbols on the chart. What can I do?... Read Post Go to top
Floss Conversion Calculator: Print friendly version defaults to Bucillia, even if a diffrent brand is selected
Sun, Sep 19, 2021 6:48 PM
Posted by Vidu
1 Reply
Hello, I've been using this great Floss Conversion tool which has saved me countless of hours (and headaches) by now! Today I've used it to convert multiple colours at once (from DMC to Anchor) and wanted to save myself the trouble of writing it all down by hand, so I... Read Post Go to top
Color Chart
Sun, Sep 5, 2021 12:51 PM
Posted by Jerrie Bishop
1 Reply
My two kits do not match the color chart for DMC 'Floss Conversion Chart'. How do I know what is correct? Out of 25 colors on 3 matched Conversion Chart.... Read Post Go to top
jp coats
Tue, May 18, 2021 11:40 AM
Posted by Jeannie Morgan
2 Replies
I am trying to match my jp coats colors to my dmc colors. the numbers i have stat with 5-a, 10-a, 11, etc, going up to number 215. Was there a conversion of numbers? I need the chart for the tens,teens, hundreds.... Read Post Go to top
J&P Coats #124
Tue, May 18, 2021 11:36 AM
Posted by Jessica
2 Replies
Hello! I have old thread from my grandmother and I cannot find the DMC conversion number to the J&P Coats thread I have that says No. 124 on it. Looking at the DMC colors it looks similar to a light dusty rose or light mauve. I’m not sure but would... Read Post Go to top
Graph Paper with underlay
Sun, Apr 25, 2021 3:06 PM
Posted by Nancy
6 Replies
Hi, I have been attempting to insert a picture under the graph paper as instructed, but have been getting an error message from Adobe Acrobat. Is this feature no longer available? Do you know of any other website that does something similar in a different fashion? Any help would be... Read Post Go to top
Missing symbol from color key
Sun, Mar 28, 2021 1:30 PM
Posted by Lucy Santiago
1 Reply
I'm stitching the Blue Door with Gas Lamp from book #184 and there is no symbol or DMC color for the black check mark showing in the steps below the blue door. Help please! Thank you. Lucy... Read Post Go to top
DMC Floss Checklist
Sat, Mar 20, 2021 2:46 PM
Posted by Veronica
2 Replies
Hello, I am trying to print the DMC Floss Checklist in color but it keeps printing black and white for me. I did check my printer settings and everything looked right. Does anyone know a way to get them printed in color? Thanks in advance!... Read Post Go to top
Trouble creating new pattern
Tue, Mar 16, 2021 5:55 PM
Posted by Jill Petrozzi
1 Reply
I am trying to create a new pattern, but when it asks me to name my picture and put curser in box to type it, my keyboard wont show up. I couldnt get it to show up when trying to contact . It works on all my other apps, so... Read Post Go to top
how do I create an account?
Mon, Feb 22, 2021 2:23 PM
Posted by Jackie
1 Reply
Would like to create an account but there is no where I can see.... Read Post Go to top
Fluffy thread
Thu, Jan 21, 2021 4:42 AM
Posted by Natasha
1 Reply
Hi I wonder if anyone can help me I've just recently completed a cross stitch after 6 months of stitching. But now am noticing the stitch I made at the beginning of the project are becoming fluffy and squashed. Will washing it help or should I redo the stitches ?... Read Post Go to top
now printing the colors i want to see when i start my cross stitch up
Tue, Nov 10, 2020 10:44 AM
Posted by alice harder
1 Reply
Anchor to DMC chart
Wed, Oct 7, 2020 12:44 PM
Posted by Shondratasha
1 Reply
The conversion chart for Anchor to DMC does not list Anchor #1 on the chart which is a white Anchor Ecru is listed as corresponding to DMC B5200 which is incorrect Ecru is not a bright white Anchor #1 is white = DMC white/blanc Anchor #2 is Bright white =... Read Post Go to top
Beacon of Hope
Tue, Sep 29, 2020 6:01 AM
Posted by Pauline French
1 Reply
I can't finish my Beacon of Hope because I can't find 6211 6234... Read Post Go to top
Dmc floss
Tue, Sep 15, 2020 4:34 AM
Posted by Robin Hasty
1 Reply
I am trying to find the closest color to dmc #158 in the dmc family of colors. Can you help me please?... Read Post Go to top
Cross stitch colored pencils?
Sun, Sep 13, 2020 4:53 PM
Posted by Chandra
2 Replies
I was wanting to color code some patterns to see what they look like done before I do the pattern. I was wondering if there are any colored pencils using the DMC colors.... Read Post Go to top
Conversion Chart.
Sat, Aug 15, 2020 2:26 PM
Posted by Karen Collette
1 Reply
I recently bought a cross stitch kit and I don't use the floss that comes with it. I only use DMC. I have not found a (full) conversion chart for Artiste to DMC. Is there such a chart out there?... Read Post Go to top
Dimensions thread conversion at this forum
Mon, Aug 10, 2020 6:49 PM
Posted by LB
2 Replies
I have not been here in many years. My best regards to Anita and her husband who keep this site going to help and benefit all stitchers! I am considering purchasing a chart by Sunset. If I remember correctly, I thought Dimensions and Sunset were related companies. Are the Dimensions... Read Post Go to top
Sunflower Vase Picture 20444 - chart and floss list mismatch
Sat, Jul 25, 2020 1:59 PM
Posted by Marcia Richards
1 Reply
Hi folks, I was recently gifted a Candamar Design cross stitch kit -Sunflower Vase Picture 20444 - and have discovered that the stitching chart has a SYMBOL downwards pointing solid triangle, which appears in the centres of all the sunflowers, but the written instructions do not include that symbol and... Read Post Go to top
18 count davos
Sun, Jun 21, 2020 7:49 AM
Posted by Annie
1 Reply
I am stitching a Prairie Schooler Santa on 18 count Davos. Not sure if I should stitch 2 over 2? How do you know when to stitch over 2? Thanks!!... Read Post Go to top
Underlay causing programme to freeze
Sun, Jun 14, 2020 12:48 PM
Posted by Anna
4 Replies
I have Windows 10 and am having issues with the Underlay feature. When I select 'Underlay' the entire programme freezes and I have no option but to close the application. I have tried reverting back to old updates of Windows 10 to see if that is the issue but it... Read Post Go to top
Appreciate Your Hard Work and the Alien 3719
Thu, May 28, 2020 7:05 AM
Posted by Suzanne Pitt
1 Reply
I would appreciate knowing if anyone has found a Sullivan's floss that can be substituted for DMC 3719. I am trying to replace the unnumbered awful wool floss that came with a cuckoo clock design that I am working on for my best friend, but no luck anywhere. I am... Read Post Go to top
Hoop Stains
Wed, Apr 29, 2020 5:44 PM
Posted by Rhonda Coady
4 Replies
Hi! I am a long time cross stitcher, and generally stitch using a plastic embroidery hoop. I always encounter the same problem - hoop stains around the fabric. Does anyone know how to avoid them, and, most importantly, how to remove them without damaging the work or fabric? Any advice... Read Post Go to top
Need help on last part of completing Holiday Candle Wrap.
Sun, Apr 26, 2020 5:18 AM
Posted by Nancy Agan
1 Reply
I've completed this candle wrap, except for the border. It seems the pg. 60 of Stitcher's World mag., Nov. 2004 now out of print as I tried to get in contact w/them & was unable to. In their instructions they did not seem to say anything abt. the NAME... Read Post Go to top
DMC Color Chart
Fri, Feb 21, 2020 4:18 PM
Posted by eggsx3
3 Replies
I found the color chart on your site sorted by number and name. When trying to print, the number and name showed up but the colors that are on the chart would not print. Please help.... Read Post Go to top
DMC Thread
Sun, Dec 22, 2019 10:08 PM
Posted by Chrissy Vernon Connecticu
1 Reply
Hello, I am currently working on Pattern #17 "The Lord Is My Shepard". I went to pick up the floss from my local Craft Store, and DMC color is 951 but it's Name is "Light Tawny" not Sport'smans Flesh Vy Lt... Can I change it out/Omit the color descritption? ... Read Post Go to top
Colours nad nuances
Sat, Jun 8, 2019 9:34 AM
Posted by Adriana Benia
1 Reply
Hi there! When I started stitching I got the model from Michaels and every floss came with name and number. I got now 3 big nice, colourful models - with no names ! I checked the Bucilla colour charts - and many names and numbers don’t match, or are so... Read Post Go to top
Invalid picture
Sun, Mar 31, 2019 6:12 PM
Posted by Arwen
3 Replies
Graph paper page is saying all pictures are invalid must be jpg or png even though I am using the proper format.... Read Post Go to top
Tue, Feb 19, 2019 2:42 PM
Posted by Beth
1 Reply
Hi, Do you have a log in button? I set up an account when I "saved" my inventory but the only way I can get to the log in button is to go to save.....once I log in there is nothing in my inventory. I am using google and fox... Read Post Go to top
Janlyn pattern 80-10 Lord's Prayer
Thu, Feb 7, 2019 1:40 PM
Posted by Lyn Nalett
1 Reply
I am stitching this project and I cannot find the color the kit lists as bright Medium Gold. Does anyone know what the DMC number for this color is?... Read Post Go to top
Travelling with a tablet and was too quick ordering at patterns online..
Mon, Oct 8, 2018 12:12 PM
Posted by Kristina
6 Replies
....hello there! I'm new to this group and already am starting with a problem... ?? So, I was too quick getting a pattern from patterns Only after I ordered did I notice that I need windows and have to download the patternviewer from pcstitch... Well, since I'm currently travelling,... Read Post Go to top
Inventory Chart not saved
Thu, Sep 27, 2018 4:38 AM
Posted by Deb
2 Replies
I checked all of my floss colors on the Inventory Chart and saved a few weeks ago. Later, that day, I closed the site & logged back on & my Inventory was still checked off. Logged in today, using same password, and the chart's check off blocks are blank!! What... Read Post Go to top
Cloth colors
Tue, May 15, 2018 7:28 PM
Posted by Susan
2 Replies
I have a pattern that calls for 14ct blue denim aida cloth which I'm having problems find the right color in pattern Wondered if I used a Navy color how it would turn out using color for denim cloth... Read Post Go to top
OTT Light
Thu, Apr 5, 2018 9:23 PM
Posted by Maureen
1 Reply
I have an OTT light that has stopped working. My hubby thinks that is is the balast and not the bulb. The company cannot help, anyone had this problem?... Read Post Go to top
Color chart missing many DMC colors
Wed, Mar 14, 2018 6:17 PM
Posted by Donna
3 Replies
I just found this floss checklist, and was excited to have an easy way to keep track of which colors I have and need. However, there are many colors missing, and I was hoping you could update the checklist... Read Post Go to top
printing graph paper
Thu, Jan 25, 2018 6:17 PM
Posted by kerry
3 Replies
I'm trying to print the graph paper but there is not print or save icon on your toolbar. How can I print it out as it shows up blank if I use the print on my computer?... Read Post Go to top
Gecko rouge cross stitch called Autumn which is a beautiful fox head
Wed, Jan 17, 2018 2:00 PM
Posted by Linda Chamber
2 Replies
Please can anyone tell me where to get a floss conversion chart from DMC to Geckorouge as they have all the colours listed quite differently, and two of the colours have been muddled up and I can't make my mind which is which. Thanks for any help... Read Post Go to top
Ran out of floss color mid project
Wed, Jan 3, 2018 1:25 PM
Posted by Janet Haines
1 Reply
Hoping someone out there can help! I am halfway through a project that I was using floss from my stash from probably 20 years ago. Ran out midway and having difficulty matching the color (DMC 436) with newly purchased floss of same color number. I have spent many hours stitching... Read Post Go to top
getting updates
Thu, Nov 9, 2017 6:37 PM
Posted by Rose M Krizan
1 Reply
I can't remember the last time I got a notice for free patterns. It must be over a year. Today, I found one in my trash! Have you been posting them all along and they have been going in the trash all along? ... Read Post Go to top
from bucilla color floss to dmc color floss
Wed, Oct 25, 2017 1:33 PM
Posted by rose co
1 Reply
hi good day, i have a pattern here from bucilla and i want to do it with dmc skien thread but i can not find it through your chart. can u pls help me find the nearest color thread for the bucilla floss guide of 6151 to dmc floss guide... Read Post Go to top
Marine Corp Pattern
Wed, Aug 23, 2017 7:34 PM
Posted by Marta
1 Reply
When I printed out the Marine Corp pattern, it wasn't like the picture. I want one like the picture.... Read Post Go to top
graph paper
Sat, Jul 29, 2017 1:57 PM
Posted by alondra
1 Reply
So I'm fairly new at cross stitching. Ive completed about 6 of the little mini ones from bucilla and tried to do a much more complex one so i decided to try one of my own designs like a sunflower. no matter how small i make the image it self... Read Post Go to top
Size of Aida and count.
Tue, Jul 4, 2017 8:50 AM
Posted by Cynthia Bampton
1 Reply
purchased a crosstitch chart from the USA. Dmc listed to use, but no size of aida or the count. would really like to sort this out as the chart is just what I wanted. Grid size200Wx251H.Design Area: 11.11"x13.94" (200x251stitches)... Read Post Go to top
Thread Differences
Thu, Jun 22, 2017 10:28 AM
Posted by Sharon
1 Reply
Hi. I am very disappointed. The kit I am stitching did not have enough DMC thread to complete my project. I have had to purchase additional thread. One of the colours, 209 is vastly different. The thread I purchased is much thinner and the colour is lighter. What can I... Read Post Go to top
Printing and downloading on an android device
Sat, Jun 17, 2017 5:23 AM
Posted by MomJo
1 Reply
I would like to know how to download and /or print patterns and other things like the graph paper with my android operating system phone & tablet. Thank you for responding to my inquiry. ... Read Post Go to top
Sat, Jun 3, 2017 1:55 PM
Posted by pat
1 Reply
need floss number 15372 to finish a project cannot find anyone to get this from also would love a conversion chart that had these numbers on them for conversion to dmc. Numbers like15379,15388,12306 these type of numbers cannot find a conversion chart for. At one time I had one but... Read Post Go to top
chinese cross stitch chart in colour
Wed, May 10, 2017 9:03 AM
Posted by linda lane
1 Reply
ive bought a cross stitch kit from china but the chart is printed onto the fabric in colour, im only use to counted cross stitch in the past any ideas how i can convert to aida... Read Post Go to top
Placement error! Help!
Mon, Apr 10, 2017 11:03 PM
Posted by Donna
1 Reply
Can't believe this happened...working on a Christmas stocking and suddenly can see I am off center on the Aida fabric for the project! It looks as if the space needed for the toe will be insufficient. Is there any way to "add" fabric?? ... Read Post Go to top
my father's promises 1999 imaginating,inc.
Sun, Apr 9, 2017 4:18 AM
Posted by mary conley
1 Reply
I was going thru my craft containers and found this kit which I started a number of years ago. unfortunately a lollypop was stuck to the pattern and melted on the instructions and unable to separate the sheets. the floss was unharmed as well as the cross-stitch material. would you... Read Post Go to top
Thread amounts
Mon, Mar 20, 2017 5:59 PM
Posted by Alice Cizmar
1 Reply
I have a pattern I want to do and it gives the amounts for the thread in lengths instead of skeins. How do I figure how much to buy. Thank You for any help you can give me.... Read Post Go to top
email Notifications
Fri, Mar 10, 2017 5:09 AM
Posted by Rose Krizan
1 Reply
I can't remember the last time that I received any notifications from here. Are there new charts being added?... Read Post Go to top
Faded fabric
Fri, Jan 20, 2017 10:07 AM
Posted by Kay
1 Reply
I have a cross stitch Aida piece in which the black fabric around the stitches has faded significantly, but the cross stitch itself (a cheetah) is fine. Does anyone know how to solve this? I thought of perhaps coloring the background, or maybe cutting the cheetah out and applying it... Read Post Go to top
Dimensions kit 35184 - Kitty Litter
Sat, Dec 10, 2016 9:14 AM
Posted by Rita Baker
1 Reply
I have been working on this kit and ran out of color 16253 = Lt yellow green. I have looked at the conversion chart, which shows this color # as being Ultra Lt avocado green. It is definitely not a match. Would anyone have a length or two of this... Read Post Go to top
Can you stitch incorrectly?
Mon, Dec 5, 2016 3:13 PM
Posted by Jackie
2 Replies
I hadn't cross stitched in 20 years and picked it up again a couple of weeks ago. Regarding the 1 2 3 4 manner of stitching, I have always completed the stitch by coming up through the left top corner and down through the lower right instead of up through... Read Post Go to top
Sun, Oct 16, 2016 8:14 AM
Posted by maggie
1 Reply
I would like to get my hands on a color chart for bucilla kits... Read Post Go to top
Bucilla Thread needed
Fri, Sep 2, 2016 10:09 AM
Posted by Julia Kinton
1 Reply
I am doing a Bucilla kit - Doll's House Hutch and have run out of Pale Dusty Green thread. The chart does not give a thread number, please can anyone tell me where I can get some more thread. Thank you.... Read Post Go to top
What will I do??
Mon, Aug 1, 2016 4:43 AM
Posted by Mary Jane Alojado
1 Reply
I have started a new project & have already finished the 1st part of 6 pages, when I started the 2nd page w/c is beside 1st page, I have shocked that I miscalculated my numbering and it seems that the 2nd page will not going to fit, what will I... Read Post Go to top
New cross stitch pattern is in Danish and I can't figure it out.
Mon, Jul 25, 2016 11:49 AM
Posted by Mimi Muterspaw
1 Reply
I purchased an Oehlenschlager cross stitch pattern online and when it arrived I discovered it's in Danish. Some of it I think I can figure out, but some is just Danish to me. Can someone offer a little assistance please?... Read Post Go to top
Kit no. 02860 ...manger stocking
Fri, Jun 3, 2016 7:01 PM
Posted by Lorraine
1 Reply
I purchased the above kit long ago and decided finally work on it. One problem, I haven't the threads and only have DMC on hand. Possible to receive a comparison chart for matching colors. Thank you for any information. Lorraine... Read Post Go to top
Anchor thread
Sat, May 28, 2016 11:30 PM
Posted by Brenda
1 Reply
I have recently returned to cross stitching and having found this fabulous web site decided to make an inventory of all my silks as this kind of thing was not available when I first started stitching years ago. The facility to create an list of all my silks sounded like... Read Post Go to top
Tue, Apr 19, 2016 11:33 AM
Posted by peggy
5 Replies
I bought a counted cross stitch kit and am terribly disappointed in it. Not all of the thread was included and I was unable to find some of the colors that were required and on the list. All of the thread was in a ball but with so many very... Read Post Go to top
problem with floss
Tue, Apr 12, 2016 10:19 PM
Posted by rosemary eggett
1 Reply
hi i have some crossstitch floss from china i want to use but carnt cause there is no codes on it what can i do... Read Post Go to top
Need dmc 422,is there another dmc color I could use?
Fri, Mar 18, 2016 1:09 PM
Posted by Angel
1 Reply
Need to know if there are other color dmc options to replace numbers 422 hazel, and3348 yellow-green.... Read Post Go to top
Creating a wedding anniversary pattern.
Tue, Mar 15, 2016 9:38 PM
Posted by Louise Baker
1 Reply
I am creating a wedding anniversary pattern. I need help in converting red rose patterns to. yellow roses instead.... Read Post Go to top
metallic thread
Sat, Jan 23, 2016 8:49 PM
Posted by Carol Baldwin
2 Replies
First time using metallic thread in my cross-stitch and having trouble. The metallic part of the thread keeps breaking, leaving me with gaps in the metallic. Can anyone tell me what I am doing wrong as I have been cross-stitching for years and never had this problem.... Read Post Go to top
complex pattern - how to keep track of where I am
Sat, Jan 23, 2016 8:22 AM
Posted by VK
7 Replies
I have a custom-designed pattern that is 60 floss colors. I would love some suggestions of how to keep track of where I am and how to find all symbols of the floss I am working with. I currently use a pencil and cross out the stitch I just completed.... Read Post Go to top
Downloading Patterns
Wed, Dec 9, 2015 5:54 PM
Posted by Mary Jo
2 Replies
On down loading of some designs when opening I get file is corrupted and cannot be opened. Example "Scarecrow" uploaded 10/13/15. Many others I have no problem. ... Read Post Go to top
Floss List for personal graphed projects
Fri, Jul 24, 2015 11:29 AM
Posted by lv2stitch
1 Reply
Good morning. I am new to the stitch world and so far very excited about my project. When you graph your picture does the site have a tool to create the floss list needed for that pattern?... Read Post Go to top
Other Designer
Fri, May 22, 2015 12:55 PM
Posted by Barb Kantola
8 Replies
I have tried and tried and tried I don't know how many times to type in My Big Toe for a designer. I've highlighted the other designer and that doesn't work. I cannot type in My Big Toe. Any suggestions? The piece is really cute. It says Housework a waste... Read Post Go to top
converting low number J&P Coats to DMC
Thu, Apr 23, 2015 2:31 PM
Posted by Elli
1 Reply
Hi, I'm new to this site and already love it! I have some low number JP Coats floss that I cannot find on any charts; 175 and 106 among others. Are these new colors, perhaps old and no longer pertinent, or are my charts too old? I emailed this question... Read Post Go to top
Fabric Size Calculator
Thu, Mar 5, 2015 2:08 PM
Posted by Judy
2 Replies
Anita, I tried to use the fabric size calculator but it kept telling me the fabric size was not the right integer. I changed it to decimals (over on the right) because it would accept 11 1/2 (11.5) and I put in 17.0 but I never could get it to... Read Post Go to top
DMC to Anchor Conversion
Thu, Dec 18, 2014 7:05 AM
Posted by Inderpreet
5 Replies
While using the conversion chart from DMC to Anchor, I found out that for some DMC numbers the respective Anchor numbers that have been provided actually do not exist. Can you please help me with this?... Read Post Go to top
need help telling the difference between colors
Sat, Dec 13, 2014 11:28 PM
Posted by Tanya
5 Replies
i am having issues telling the difference between the colors, is there a color chart that i can just type in the number of the colors and it show me the color, please help ... Read Post Go to top
Free Graph Paper
Fri, Dec 5, 2014 5:44 PM
Posted by WoolRanch
1 Reply
I'm trying to get the graph paper to have 7 stitches per inch, but when I select that option and click 'update', the squares are 10 x 10.... Read Post Go to top
finished picture looks different than picture on kit
Wed, Sep 24, 2014 11:09 AM
Posted by Wendy Stirling
8 Replies
I buy kits from different web sites and I find that the colors they put on the color chart on the pattern is darker than the colors on the finished picture on the box of the kit. I usually have a problem with a darker face. On my latest one... Read Post Go to top
Downloading Free Patterns
Sun, Sep 14, 2014 11:57 PM
Posted by NANCYE G
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As I was looking through my patterns for my next project I came across something from "passionbroiderie77." It was a free graph so I checked to see if they had other charts. They do. I tried to download a couple others and cannot figure out how to do it. The... Read Post Go to top
Converting J.P. coats to DMC
Sat, Sep 6, 2014 11:47 AM
Posted by Merle Petersen
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I have some J.P. Coats thread that was given to me. I never use J.P.Coats. I always use DMC. Love the colors best, pulse that's what Walmart sells. How can I change it over. I really don't want to thro all this thread away. Can you please help me. Thank... Read Post Go to top
Difficulty with 1/4 sts
Fri, Jun 27, 2014 1:12 AM
Posted by Connie
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I am new to cross stitch and am most comfortable using 14 ct aida but find I often have difficulty getting the needle through the center of the square to form a 1/4 st - can anyone help me? Thank you.... Read Post Go to top
Difficulty doing free hand wording on 14count Aida
Wed, Feb 26, 2014 1:14 AM
Posted by Gayle Jago
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Thanks Judy I am going to pick it up and try again... Read Post Go to top
Lettering on pattern.
Thu, Feb 20, 2014 1:10 AM
Posted by Gayle Jago
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I am stitching a pattern that is to be a wedding gift. It is standard cross stitch and half stitch in background. But, there is black lettering in forefront which says "Happy Ever After". Problem is that the pattern called for 14 count aida but the lettering is free hand... Read Post Go to top
Frustrated with Pattern
Fri, Feb 14, 2014 2:18 AM
Posted by Barbara Callahan
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I am working on an 18count cross stitch. Never again will I purchase one that is 18 count. It is almost impossible to do the stitches, they are so tiny. my stitching looks terrible. I am getting very frustrated with this pattern and ready to throw it out. Any suggestions?... Read Post Go to top
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