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Unfortunately, My memory isn't what is was 20 years ago. But while reading through the chat, I realized trying to remember the state, province or country everyone is from is becoming increasingly difficult, so I'm starting a list of who is from where so I can get unconfused. No body is under obligation to offer where they reside and for security purposes, keep it to state, province or country. Thanks to all for your assistance. I'll start first: Bermuda: USA, South Carolina and Ohio
How does everyone store their thread? Looking for advice/opinions......thanking you all in advance.
Is this pattern fully crossed stitched or is there areas where there is no stitching and the fabric shows. For example on table cloth and wall.
Looking for more advise :) Use hoops or no hoops???? The woman that taught me to cross stitch doesn't use them...just taught me to keep even tension on all my stitches (don't pull too tight)....is there other benefits from using a hoop?
Someone takes their parakeets to the beach. You can't make this stuff up.
if I buy this today will I get on a waiting list until this item is back in stock? How long could that possibly take ?
Why is it companies seem to think we as stitchers will accept anything to get hold of a pattern that has caught our eye and will turn a blind eye to fabric and thread that is sub-standard???? I have just spent a week undoing all the stitching of a pattern I bought - due to the thread (supposedly DMC ) being absolutely terrible. It stitched up badly and unevenly but I kept going thinking it was me and it would look alright when I had finished. Silly me I should have followed my instincts and stopped earlier as it didn't. Even the material was not good and I have now bought a new piece of material and good thread (genuine DMC) out of my stash and am now restitching the pattern. It looks a hundred times better. I now know why I prefer to buy patterns and get my own material and thread when I wish to start a project. Ah well some of us have to learn the hard way.
I am relatively new to cross stitch and have only stitched on aida. I would like to try using linen. Is linen much more difficult to stitch? The pattern says a 32. Any information would be appreciated. Thanks!
It is that time of year for me and I am relatively new to canning. I have only been doing it for about 3 years. I usually do it with my mother but she is getting up there in age and we can't find some of the recipes we used to use for dill pickles, spicy carrots, spaghetti sauce and tomatoes. She put them in a safe place and doesn't remember where, god love that woman 😊. I used to have copies of them but we moved recently and I can't find them either, imagine that...lol Does anybody have any of these recipes they are willing to share? I have looked online but they just don't look right, these were passed down for generations and it kills me that we lost them. I have asked around our little town but nobody will share because we have a little farmers market and they sell them which I understand. If you are willing to share let me know and I will give you my e mail address if not I understand. Thank you😊
So I'm getting ready to start a new project that requires a custom aida clothe size. The pattern itself is 500 x 375 on 14 ct Aida. The stitched area will measure to 35.7" x 26.8". When using the fabrics size calculator to help determine what would be a good starting point (VERY USEFUL!), I'm given a fabric size of 40' x 31" to give an extra 2" off the sides. Now here's my issue... I don't know which option to choose. 1 yard @ 43" or 43" x 54". TIA for suggestions :P
What is the size of the design if stitched on 14 count and a n 16 count?
can i add this neddle to my order while ago?
Gift of the Eagle Feather by Dimentions. My mom surprised me and had this framed for me. Fun fact- his breast plate took me 3 months to do. There was a Stitch called couching that at the time I didn’t know how to do. I finally learned. Lots of patience and putting it down only to try try again.
I still can't find anyone that knows how to stitch with leather. I'm working on a indian dream catcher, the fringe is done with the leather lacing. Can anyone help?
Does this kit come with the thread?