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Cross Stitch Pattern with and without dithering example (Source: Thread-bare.com)

What Is Dithering Cross Stitch? And How Do You Do It?

When it comes to cross stitch, it's rare to get bogged down in fancy words that only a graphic designer would know. But there is one notable exception; dithering. A rarely spoken about tool of every cross stitcher, dithering is a technique that can elevate any cross stitch to true master status. But despite that,…

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Home Sweet Home Cross Stitch Sampler (Source: Pinterest)

How To Cross Stitch Something That Will Last 100 Years

A point comes in every cross stitchers journey when they wonder about making a heritage piece. A piece that stands the test of time and is either handed down across generations or something that could be housed in a museum 100 years from now!   But how do you actually go about stitching a heritage…

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Needle N Threads Mary Corbet with a headlamp (Source: Needle N Thread)

Headlamps For Cross Stitch?

I don my headgear, pick up my budgie and walk headlong into my stitching cave to mine... wait... to cross stitch! My headlamp sure makes me feel like a miner, but in reality, it's a tool I wish I had sooner. Today we talk about why getting yourself a headlamp might be a great little…

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