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Cross-stitch Supplies

cross-stitch yarn and supplies

Before beginning a cross-stitch project, you’ll want to have your supplies. There are basic supplies you will need along with some optional supplies.

Cross-stitch Stitches

types of cross-stitching

The main stitch in cross-stitching is the cross stitch. There are a few more basic stitches you will use in most of your projects.

Making Cross-stitch Patterns

cross-stitch patterns

You can make your own cross-stitch patterns. There are simple and rather difficult methods when it comes to pattern making, but all are fun.