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Cross Stitch Techniques

Basic Cross Stitch is simple, but as skills develop, learning about these techniques will help to improve the look of completed Cross Stitch Projects.

Stab and Sew Methods
Do you stab or sew when you stitch a cross stitch? Learn the differences between the two main techniques used to create a cross stitch.

How to Railroad Stitches
Learn to keep stitches smoother and use less floss in projects.

Use Gridding to Keep Your Place While Stitching on Cross Stitch Fabric
Tips on how to use gridding to assist with stitch placement.

Use a Waste Knot to Start a Stitch
Step-by-step directions for starting a stitch with a waste knot.

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