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To the Cross Stitch-ery!

I would like to learn how to cross stitch; I have never had any hobbies that involved cross stitch type skills (never tried knitting, sewing, crocheting, et cet.) but it looks awesome! How do I get started? [more inside]
posted by forkisbetter on Dec 10, 2016 - 13 answers

Can I buy pre-fabric'ed embroidery hoops?

Is it possible to buy the embroidery hoop equivalent of pre-stretched canvases like these? That is, can I buy a collection of cheap embroidery hoops, each already set up with white fabric suitable for embroidering? If so, where? [more inside]
posted by somedaycatlady on Nov 21, 2016 - 11 answers

Calling all cross-stitchers of MeFi!

I am about to begin a very large, very exciting cross-stitch project! I have only done small projects in the past, and I need some guidance in several areas. [more inside]
posted by sevensnowflakes on Mar 17, 2014 - 14 answers

I've stitched it, now what do I _do_ with it?

Please help me find good ideas of how to incorporate a 4" x 5" piece of needlepoint into a project for a new baby. [more inside]
posted by sparklemotion on Jan 22, 2013 - 16 answers

Tardii? Tardisis? Tardisopoli? THEE TARDIS!!

Dr. Who fans: What is the 'official' plural for Tardis? [more inside]
posted by TooFewShoes on Aug 5, 2012 - 24 answers

Stitch make me cross

How can I best simplify an image in order to make a cross-stitch pattern? Whether in PCStitch or in another image editor. [more inside]
posted by mippy on Nov 9, 2011 - 8 answers

I think I used to have a porpoise

Can you help me come up with a NIN-related pun for a cross stitch pattern? [more inside]
posted by sleep_walker on Apr 6, 2011 - 24 answers

Bitchin' about stitchin'.

I need clever/offensive quotes and sayings to put on samplers. [more inside]
posted by elsietheeel on Mar 12, 2011 - 62 answers

Online resources for a cross-stitch newbie

I'm getting really interested in cross-stitch. Problem: I haven't actually done any since my grandmother first taught me when I was 7. What are some great online resources that'll help me get back into the swing of things? [more inside]
posted by Catseye on Oct 12, 2010 - 12 answers

cross stitch stores in nyc or online?

what are the best places to buy cross stitch supplies in nyc? manhattan or near-ish brooklyn preferable; happy to take online suggestions if that is, as usual, where the best options are. [more inside]
posted by lia on Oct 9, 2009 - 7 answers

Cross my heart

I've been doing some cross-stitch after a break, and have been enjoying it. Where can I find some cool, non-chintzy designs? Especially if something other than cards or big projects. Recommendations for pattern software good too! [more inside]
posted by mippy on Mar 13, 2009 - 13 answers

Your cross stitch methods?

Hey cross-stitchers: when you're working on a pattern that's more or less solid, do you do work on a blob of one color at a time, or on one row at a time? [more inside]
posted by tristeza on Jan 5, 2009 - 18 answers

Looking for a better magnifier for crafts.

Are there stronger versions of clip-on craft magnifiers, such as this one? [more inside]
posted by CKmtl on Oct 25, 2008 - 4 answers

Cross-stitching and thick material?

Cross-stitch help: I have a weapons bag made of stiff material, and I want to somehow attach a small homemade cross-stitch piece to it. [more inside]
posted by bibbit on Apr 8, 2008 - 9 answers

Across(stitch) the globe

I’d like to outsource piecework. How? [more inside]
posted by ochenk on Mar 12, 2008 - 4 answers

Big Cross Stitch

Any place I can buy a 11 foot by 2 foot piece of cross stitching fabric? [more inside]
posted by mge on Aug 18, 2006 - 8 answers

DIY cross-stitch patterns?

Help me Photoshop an image to create a cross-stitch pattern. [more inside]
posted by etc. on Oct 5, 2005 - 10 answers

Cross Stitch Patterns

I'm looking for a quality computer program (or a service) to create a cross stitch pattern from a Picasso painting. I have purchased patterns from xs-collectibles.com, so I'm looking for something similar to the level of difficulty / detail.
posted by madmath on Jul 7, 2005 - 3 answers

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