Looking to try some needlepoint without breaking the bank? No problem! This video will show you how! And here’s an easy way to get all you need! Click HERE to see the kit!
Needlepoint is an ancient needlecraft that has recently enjoyed a resurgence in popularity. It is used to create pillows, bags, eyeglass cases, purses, wall hangings, rugs, upholstery for furniture, even clothing! What sets it apart from other kinds of needlecrafts is the “ground” that it is stitched on. Needlepoint is done on evenweave canvas, not […]
A few weeks ago, we were approached by RedFin about turning a house into a home using cross-stitch and embroidery! Here is the article: https://www.redfin.com/blog/cross-stitch-home-decor-ideas/ Happy stitching! Cheers!Donna and Serena
Aida, Lugana, Linen and Linda We get a lot of questions regarding the difference between the main types of fabrics that are specifically designed for cross stitch and other needle arts. All fabrics designed for cross stitch are “evenweave”, which means that there are the same number of threads in one direction as the other. […]
White, or Antique White? Aye, there’s the rub! All quotes aside, it’s the eternal question, isn’t it? It’s not always an easy decision to make because the best choice varies from pattern to pattern. But there are some universal truths about either colour. Let’s start with their DMC colour matches: White – DMC: BLANC Antique […]
Hello, stitchers! Serena here again with a blog series this time! I’m calling it My Magic Hour: A Product Tour (like an artist’s “best of” tour but I can still be in the privacy of my own home to bring it to you!) So, what is a “product tour”? It works thusly: I use a […]
Hello, Stitchers! We hope you are all staying safe and sound in the midst of the Covid-19 outbreak. We want to reassure our customers that Yes! We are open for business! But we are not open for visitors until further notice. You can still get your cross stitch supplies from us, and we want you […]
https://magichourcrossstitchsupplies.podbean.com/e/episode-6-working-with-variegated/ Yes! That’s right! We’re back and stitch-y-er than ever! In this episode we tackle working with variegated floss with tips on customizing your project with variegated floss, how to make the most of your variegation and when to use it. We also discuss some options to do with finishes and our own personal preferences […]