Learn the simple and effective way to determine how many strands of floss are needed for various fabric counts.
Needleworkers often participate in SALs. Find out what a SAL is and how to participate.
Many stitchers search for free licensed character Cross Stitch patterns. There's a reason they are not easily found.
Explanation of the Cross Stitch term Biscornu.
How to start a project and keep your place while stitching.
A stitcher wonders what HPI means when referring to Aida fabric.
Cross Stitch design dimensions are provided on most Cross Stitch charts.
Why is one strand of floss end up longer than the other? Read this FAQ and find out.
Before stitching with embroidery floss, you may want to determine if it is colorfast.
Learn how linen fabric counts compare with Aida fabric counts.
The best way to deal with a fabric shortage is to avoid it.
Learning to substitute floss colors in projects can be a time-saving help. Substitute colors can also make a so-so kit really fit your style.