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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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Read more about the article Next Year In Cross Stitch – 2022
Collectors tin for the new 2018 DMC color threads (source: sewandso.com)

Next Year In Cross Stitch – 2022

Every year we give our estimates on the next year in cross stitch, and whilst our 2020 and 2021 guesses were right no the money (baring a virus keeping us at home), we're really starting to see the impact of people sat at home under various lockdowns and next year looks to be a very…

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Namaste cross stitch pattern by MariBoriEmbroidery (Source: Etsy)

The Meditation Of Cross Stitch

This post was originally in XStitch Magazine Issue 10: Namaste, and has been adapted.   A Namaskar is a greeting. You put your hands together, bow your head slightly and say ‘namaste’. It’s mostly a sign of respect and has no real translation into actual words. People have tried, in fact, many have, but they…

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