Stitchers refer to snippets of floss as orts.
What is meant by Whole Cross Stitch when used to refer to a chart?
Learn what a tapestry needle is and why it is used in Cross Stitch.
UFO is a unique term used to describe a type of stitching project.
Finished Design Size refers to the actual space the stitched design takes up on the Cross Stitch Fabric.
Needlework Frames are used to hold fabric stable while stitching cross stitches.
No knots! How Cross Stitch floss is secured.
Some Stitchers prefer to hold fabric in the hand instead of in a hoop or frame.
Learn what a waste knot is and how it is used in Cross Stitch.
Use Waste Canvas to make almost any material Cross Stitch fabric.
A Cross Stitch Kit contains many essential Cross Stitch supplies. Cross Stitch kits are great for beginning stitchers.
Aida Fabric is the basic fabric used for Cross Stitch embroidery.
Multicolor floss with bands of color for a subtle variation.
A skein of embroidery floss is used in cross stitch.
Over Two is a common term used in Cross Stitch.
Stitch and fabric tension in cross stitch
Fractional stitches include the Quarter stitch, the Half Stitch, and the Three Quarter Stitch.
French knots and Colonial knots are used to enhance Cross Stitch designs.
Linen fabric is a popular stitching medium for Cross Stitch.
An overview of what a Cross Stitch pattern is and how to use it.
Embroidery hoops are used to hold Cross Stitch fabric at the proper tension.
Six-Strand Embroidery Floss is the most commonly used thread for cross stitching.
A laying tool may be a useful stitching accessory for needleworkers doing advanced projects.
Evenweave fabric is commonly used for Cross Stitch embroidery.