Angels are important to many of us for a variety of reasons year round. Plus, they are a big part of Christmas decorations and home decor. That makes them a highly desired cross stitch kit. In addition to their spiritual significance, angels are often depicted with gorgeous gowns, beautiful faces, animals and children. The guidance […]
I love just about any craft, needlework or sewing, but cross stitch is truly one of my favorites. I started cross stitching when I was about 12 years old. I loved it then, and I still love it now, but admittedly, the projects are a lot more advanced now than they were when I was a child.
I always have at least one cross stitch project in the works. I usually have one that I work on at home and on that I carry with me when I travel.
Some of my favorite gifts to give a new mother is a cross stitch birth record. This is a gift she, and her baby, will cherish forever. Cross stitch birth records include the baby’s name and birthday. Some even include space for weight. Therefore giving this gift before the birth of the child is nearly […]
When you start cross stitching, it doesn’t take long to realize that you need a way to organize your cross stitch floss. Not only do you need storage for unused floss, you need a project floss organizer card for each project. It should also be an organizer that allows for each color to be clearly […]
Spring is such a beautiful time of the year so, of course, we love cross stitching gorgeous spring pictures. Since we cannot stay outside constantly, cross stitched pictures are a lovely way to bring the beauty of the outdoors inside. Plus, they make pretty home decor year round. Beautiful trees, flowers, lakes and rivers are […]
Cross stitching a single Christmas tree ornament is a quick project that will be used and cherished for years! These cross stitch kits were designed to be fast and easy enough for beginners. Not only are the finished ornaments beautiful on the Christmas tree, but they make fabulous gifts. The finished cross stitch ornaments could […]
Just CrossStitch is one of the few magazines I still personally subscribe to. With so much available online these days, magazines have almost become a thing of the past. However, Just CrossStitch is simply too fabulous to drop. I love flipping thought this magazine full of great patterns, and I am especially fond of the […]
Many of us lovingly admire the big cats from a distance and enjoy recreating their image in cross stitch pictures. Schools will often choose a tiger, a leopard, a jaguar, a panther, or one of the big cats as their mascots. I suspect that has to do with how fierce or fast the actual animal […]
Many of us enjoy decorating our homes with beautiful patriotic American cross stitch pictures. As the weather starts to warm up, our hearts warm to the memories of family and friends who have served in the US military. We also remember the many who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our country. Each spring and summer […]
Add Detail to Your Cross Stitch Kits and Projects This Animals Beaded Cross Stitch Kits tutorial includes my favorite mammals, birds, insects and reptiles. Some include the patterns, beads and supplies, but most often it is necessary to assemble your own ‘kit’ to create a unique and beautiful masterpiece. When you are putting your own […]
Bunny rabbits are always popular. Whether they are the focus of a lovely picture, or simply added for interest, they are always adored. Cross Stitch is also popular because it is the easiest needlework stitch. It is easy to create a lovely picture in cross stitch stitches. Because both bunnies and cross stitch are popular, […]