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The Geeky Stitching Cross Stitch Subscription Box (Source: thegeekystitchingco.com)

What is the best monthly cross stitch subscription box?

Everyone loves a subscription box, that feeling when it comes through your door and makes you feel like its Christmas every month, but with more and more subscription boxes out there, it's hard to find the best. So we brought 3-month subscriptions to cross stitch subscription boxes to review, and tell you which is the…

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Read more about the article Are free cross stitch pattern makers better than paid?
Stitchfiddle Screenshot with example Pikachu pattern

Are free cross stitch pattern makers better than paid?

As a cross stitch pattern designer, I strongly sing the praises of any and all free and paid cross stitch pattern generators but there is something quite obvious when looking at these generators; they aren't made equal.   As a result, it often scares people away from purchasing a pattern or downloading software to make…

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Read more about the article Are There Any Needle Threaders That Don’t Break?
Hummingbird Needle Threader (Source: emmalinebags.com)

Are There Any Needle Threaders That Don’t Break?

We've been focusing on cross stitch tools a lot lately, however, there's one in particular that I personally don't use; the needle threader. The reason I don't use them? They break. A lot. This is actually an accepted reason to shun needle threaders, even though they're helpful, and the first thing that came to your…

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Read more about the article Book Review: Criss Crossing Paris
Criss Crossing Paris by Fiona Sinclair and Sally-Anne Hayes Book Cover (source: amazon)

Book Review: Criss Crossing Paris

I've done a few cross stitch book reviews in the past, however, I tend to stay away from them, and there is a very simple reason for this; they're all the same. Cross stitch books stitch to a hard and fast formula. The reason is that for the vast majority; it works.   There are…

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