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How to Get Someone into Cross Stitch Kits

How to Get Someone into Cross Stitch Kits | Cross Stitch for Beginners | Scoop.it
It’s been awhile (gosh, a long while) since I last posted, but I was recently compelled to get back behind the keys after reading an article titled ‘5 Reasons NOT to Pass Up Cross Stitch’. It’s a n...
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There's lots of guides on the basic how-to's for Cross Stitch, but this is one of the first I've seen with some genuine good insight in how to entice all new needlecrafters into the hobby. Have a read!

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Retro Cassette Cross Stitch Pattern

Retro Cassette Cross Stitch Pattern | Cross Stitch for Beginners | Scoop.it
One for the Retro Fans out there !!! Like Thats Sew Ellie on Facebook for Store updates and offers !! : https://www.facebook.com/thatssewellie

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Cool retro pattern cross stitch pattern; cassettes will always be cool!!

 

Looks like a fairly simple patterns for patterns to get a bit of skill with.

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DIY Beaded Basket Ring Tutorial

DIY Beaded Basket Ring Tutorial | Cross Stitch for Beginners | Scoop.it
Wonder how to wrap a bead into a beaded ‘basket’? Learn the basic with DIY Beaded Basket Ring Tutorial and you can make other variations of shapes.

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Homemade jewellery like this really needs to catch on. Have a read and make your own one-of-a-kind piece today!

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Why Is Counted Cross Stitch So Addictive?

Why Is Counted Cross Stitch So Addictive? | Cross Stitch for Beginners | Scoop.it
If you're feeling stressed out as a result of the general frustrations that gradully buid up in your everyday life, you could do much worse than to try your hand at counted cross stitch.

I can practically guarantee if you try this craft, the bug will bite and... believe me there are few stress-busting outlets that are as therapeutic as counted cross stitch.

The calm concentration that it takes to stitch those little crosses (x) onto a piece of fabric will just wash those tensions and anx
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Awesome focus on one of the best aspects of cross stitch - or perhaps worse if you have little free time!

 

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Fantasy Pocket Monster Stitchings - This Geeky Cross Stitch Fuses Game of Thrones and Pokemon (TrendHunter.com)

Fantasy Pocket Monster Stitchings - This Geeky Cross Stitch Fuses Game of Thrones and Pokemon (TrendHunter.com) | Cross Stitch for Beginners | Scoop.it
(TrendHunter.com) Self-proclaimed “avid crafter” Beki Harrison created this incredible geeky cross stitch that mixes both Pokemon and Game of Thrones.
This Pokemon/Game of Thrones cross stitch depicts the Game...

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Saw this piece by Beki Harrison floating around the internet once or twice, but still can't helped but be amazed.

For those who don't know, it's a cross stitch that combines Pokemon/Game of Thrones.

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Lixie Makes It: Is Cross Stitch Difficult?

Lixie Makes It: Is Cross Stitch Difficult? | Cross Stitch for Beginners | Scoop.it
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Great blog entry from 'Lixie Makes It' that specifically tackles the common question asked by new and potentional cross stitchers. She explains which people tends to find it easier to do, and waves off a lot of the usual worries. Great inspiration.

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