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Blog: Studio Stories
Who are cross stitchers?
4/2/2014 10:19:32 AM
Well, according to a survey of members of Facebook cross stitch groups 97% of cross stitchers are female and we're younger than everyone thinks we are (definitely a Good Thing!)..
Unidentified flying fabric
3/31/2014 1:10:34 PM
I was sorting through some of my stash over the weekend, specifically looking for 32ct evenweave fabrics. Most are neatly labelled but this one has escaped the filing process - can anyone help identify it?
Saturday Share
3/29/2014 12:53:24 PM
No question about it this week, as soon as this was posted on the Cross Stitch Showcase Facebook group, I knew this would be this week's Saturday Share.
Cross stitching really is good for you
3/26/2014 10:39:02 AM
It's official, crafting - and that includes cross stitch - is good for your brain. People who make things are happier and potentially less likely to suffer from dementia.
Monday morning memory failure...
3/24/2014 11:17:30 AM
I'm convinced I forgot to do something over the weekend - I found myself with so much time to stitch that I must have forgotten to do something. The problem is I can't begin to think what it might be.
The Saturday Share
3/22/2014 10:59:51 AM
One of this week's themes on the FB page Cross Stitch Showcase was beauty. That didn't make it easy to choose just one design to share!
Metallic threads
3/19/2014 12:58:54 PM
The model I'm stitching at the moment includes a snow scene where I've used metallic threads to make the snow sparkle.
Dead spaniard and puke: what's in a name?
3/17/2014 11:55:39 AM
I'm trying to decide on a colour for the dress in the next Lady Elinor design and so I went off to research the colours they had in the Tudor era.
The Saturday Share
3/15/2014 11:48:17 AM
Each Saturday I'll be sharing my favourite design of the week from the Facebook page Cross Stitch Showcase. And this week's share is...
It's a dog's life!
3/12/2014 7:39:31 PM
I had the bright idea of giving Lady Elinor a dog. I wanted it to be sitting looking up at her. I have a dog that always turns her head away from the camera. What could possibly go wrong?
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