Cross-stitching and needlework
Creating a Stitched Christmas Ornament
How to create a cross-stitched Christmas-tree ornament, framed in a ribbon-wrapped wooden hoop
Amo Embroidery Floss
An affordable alternative for DMC's new 01-35 color range. A perfect companion for use with CXC
Fan-Art, Copyright and Cross-Stitching
Are cross-stitch patterns based on fan-art a legitimate away to get legal patterns based on unlicensed creations or are they still violating copyright?
Stitching onto a Garment using Water Soluble Canvas
Comparison of water-soluble vs waste-canvas for cross-stitching onto garments
DMC Coloris and Their Corresponding Solid Colors
Reference guide showing DMC Coloris floss along with the solid base colors that they are made from
How to Read a Thread Color Card
What is included on the thread color cards and should you choose a printed or real thread version
DMC Color Variations and Their Corresponding Solid Colors
Reference guide showing DMC Color Variations along with the solid base colors that they are made from
Step-by-Step Guide to Charting with Thread-Bare
Learn how to convert a photo or other image into a high-quality cross-stitch pattern quickly and easily using the thread-bare pattern app
Review of DMC Mouliné Étoile Embroidery Thread
Review of DMC Mouliné Étoile Embroidery Thread and comparison with regular DMC thread. What difference do they make and is it noticeable enough to justify the cost.
5 Cross Stitch Floss Brands Compared
Comparison of the 5 major brands of cross-stitch floss. Decide which thread is right for your next cross-stitch project.
Railroading Stitching Technique
Railroading is a technique to help your stitches lie flatter and look more even. Learn the pros and cons and how to use it with your own stitching.
Photo to Cross-Stitch Chart Conversion Options
Want to convert your photos into cross-stitch patterns? Unsure which software or service to use? Find out some of the pros and cons for each option.