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Out of Print/Discontinued

I have been tirelessly looking for two out of print Permin hardanger charts, 10-3703 & 10-0787 - please, if anyone can advise  I have w…

Started by Debbie

0 yesterday

Chicken Scratch resources

I remember my mother stitching a pattern on the hem of a gingham dress for me in a cross stitch pattern, probably in the late 1950's. After…

Started by Holly Cooper

1 on Sunday
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Candlewicking ... what is it??

I recently purchased a vintage kit call Fan and Calla Lillies, Candlewicking. From looking on the web I had thought candle wicking embroid…

Started by Noelle Ferry

2 Jan 14
Reply by Sue Jones

Finca v anchor v DMC perle cotton.

I read through an old discussion on here about the different perle cottons (Finca, DMC and anchor) and recommendations of sizes for differe…

Started by Lorraine

10 Jan 11
Reply by Sibille Kreideweiss

cross stitched card exchange group

Hello , is anyone interested in a monthly exchanging cross stitch card group? My thought is each month another theme and partner. It's a n…

Started by Marion

2 Jan 4
Reply by Annette Garcia

Is it Only Creative if You Create It?

Hi everyone.   I've been reading this blog religiously for a very long time (I hope that doesn't make me an "eavesdropper"), and I am overw…

Started by Linda Green

15 Dec 29, 2014
Reply by Anna Maria Salehar

fil fleur DMC

Hello, does anyone know, where I still can get fil fleur of DMC in Europe? (webshop) Thank you :)

Started by danielle Roothooft

5 Nov 3, 2014
Reply by danielle Roothooft

Thread size for hardanger.

Does anyone know if it would be ok to use cotton perle size 12 for everything including cut klosters on a 32count evenweave (Zweigart Muran…

Started by Lorraine

24 Oct 30, 2014
Reply by Lorraine

Fabric postcards to swap?

are  any groups/

Started by bones

1 Oct 19, 2014
Reply by Marion


Please my friends, I need the history of Swiss Embroidery. Can anyone help me? Thank you Por favor minhas amigas, preciso da História do Bo…

Started by Algecira Castro

6 Oct 18, 2014
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