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Cross stitching

(55 Posts)
Anniebach Sat 07-Nov-15 12:10:40

Anyone share my love of cross stitching ?

Yorkshiregel Thu 06-Oct-16 10:13:43

Where do I find these pictures of things people have made? I have read this a few times, ie art, photography and now cross stitch.

oznan Thu 06-Oct-16 10:34:59

Yorkshiregel if you join Pinterest or Instagram you will find lots of pictures of arts and crafts.Pinterest is great as you can start your own boards for particular subjects.You can type your interest into the search box and the pictures give you links to tutorials,patterns,blogs,etc.
I was addicted to cross stitch and would stitch on anything from t-shirts to pillowcases as well as make cards and pictures.I can no longer do it because of brittle bones in my hand and wrist but I do manage to do a bit of crochet from time to time and have to be content with that now.I still like to look at other people's work though-some of it is stunning.

Cath9 Thu 06-Oct-16 11:43:55

That is beautiful Stangran, I hope you use your great knowlege and teach others. You can come here, I will be one of your pupils!

ValC Tue 18-Oct-16 11:36:47

I love cross stitching and have been doing it for many years. I don't do the large ones so much now as I have nowhere to hang them, but I did all granddaughters birth samplers and height charts, also tooth fairy pillows. I stitched the apache marriage blessings for my son and daughter when they got married and have stitched several large ones for myself and my sister. I find that at the end of the day when all jobs are done I can put the tv on and quite happily sit down for the night stitching. I now concentrate more on stitching greetings cards, mostly Christmas so that I can sell them on ebay to give me some extra Christmas money. The only problem I have is finding aperture card blanks that are not the standard size.