How to Turn Pictures Into Cross-Stitch Patterns?

Answer Cross-stitching has been a favorite decorative art for centuries. According to Jean Breidenbach, the earliest example of cross-stitch in the United States is a small sampler that dates back to the ... Read More »

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How to Convert Pictures Into Cross Stich Patterns?

Cross-stitch is the Western world's most popular form of hobby embroidery, according to Jean Breidenbach, the publisher of a cross-stitch blog. It is also a very old craft, with early examples in t... Read More »

How to Cross Stitch?

Taking up needlepoint? If so, one of the stitches you'll need to learn is the cross stitch. This ancient, cross-cultural embroidery technique is also known as counted cross-stitch. The pictures bel... Read More »

What fabric do you cross stitch with?

The most common type of cloth to cross stitch with is Aida cloth. The other type, Evenweave, is less common but can still be found in craft stores. The Aida cloth comes in different sizes: 8-count,... Read More »

How to Design a Cross Stitch Pattern?

Can't find a good cross stitch? Or just want to make your own? This is a great place to do just that!