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Old 02-18-2009, 06:44 PM   #11
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Yeah..I have to admit, I am on the cross stitch it...I am working on a monster of one right now!
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Old 02-18-2009, 07:13 PM   #12
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Embroidery and Crewelwork are both beautiful and very satisfying. You might try taking a printed cloth, with a design you like (medium sized flowers come to mind), and work backstitches around the details. Have an embroidery book handy so you can practice the various stitches by highlighting the individual designs. Try contrasting the embroidery thread with the print outlines. Once you've mastered the tension, your particular style and the basic stitches, there is nowhere else for you to move but up! Hope you'll have fun with it!
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Old 02-23-2009, 10:33 PM   #13
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I used to do counted cross stitch and really enjoyed it. I would buy the booklets with charts for hand towels, baby bibs etc. more than the kits. I have quite a stash of floss and material that I would be willing to part with - maybe trade for yarn, needles, stitch markers etc.- my new passion
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Old 02-24-2009, 07:55 AM   #14
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I used to do a lot of counted cross stitch. I don't know if you're into lace at all, but Hardanger is just gorgeous. This is a good site with stitch animations, a forum, and some beautiful kits.
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