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College and University Cross Stitch PatternsThis is a page about college and university cross stitch patterns. You can show your support for a college or university by making cross stitch items for yourself or as gifts.


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College Team Cross Stitch PatternsThis is a page about college team cross stitch patterns. College teams and mascots are a popular subject for cross stitch crafts.


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Resizing a Cross Stitch PatternThis is a page about resizing a cross stitch pattern. On occasion the perfect cross stitch pattern may need one adjustment, a resize for your current project.


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Georgia Bulldogs Cross Stitch PatternI am looking for cross stitch patterns for the Georgia bulldogs.


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Finding Cross Stitch PatternsThis is a page about finding cross stitch patterns. Cross stitch is a popular form of embroidery that often incorporates text and images into the overall pattern that is created using small cross stitches.


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Cross Stitch Tips and TricksThis page is about cross stitch tips and tricks. No matter what your craft project there are always ways to help it go smoother.



A colorful cross stitched circle.

Washing a Stamped Cross Stitch ProjectOnce the cross stitch project is complete, you will want to remove the stamped pattern from the fabric. Woolite or a similar product used in cold water is a good way to do this. This page contains helpful information about washing a stamped cross stitch project.


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Rocking Chair Cross Stitch PatternTrying to find just the right cross stitch pattern may require a lot of searching. Sometimes you may need to draft your own pattern or alter an existing one. This is a page about finding a rocking chair cross stitch pattern.


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"A Message From Heaven" Cross-stitch PatternSometimes trying to find a pattern to use for creating a cross stitched project incorporating a poetic phrase can be difficult, especially if you are unsure of the actual wording or source. This is a page about "A Message From Heaven" cross-stitch pattern.


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Fixing Mistakes on Counted Cross Stitch ProjectsThis is a page about fixing mistakes on counted cross stitch projects. For small errors, you might be able to ignore the mistake and keep going. However, larger mistakes may need to be removed and started over.


Woman Beginning Cross Stitch Pattern

Purdue Cross Stitch PatternsMany cross stitch crafters like to create work using college logo patterns. This is a page about finding Purdue cross stitch patterns.


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Cross Stitch SayingsThere are so many cross stitch sayings to choose from when planning your next project. This page contains cross stitch sayings.


An embroidery hoop set up and ready for a cross stitch project.

Cross Stitch Pattern: "Cleaning and Scrubbing Can Wait Til Tomorrow"Finding the layout for specific cross stitch patterns can prove difficult at times. This is a page about cross stitch pattern "Cleaning and scrubbing can wait till tomorrow".


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"If tears could build a stairway..." Cross Stitch PatternCross stitch is a popular embroidery style that often incorporates poems and images into the overall pattern using small cross stitches. This is a page about "If tears could build a stairway..." cross stitch pattern.


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Notre Dame Cross Stitch PatternWhere can I get a cross stich pattern for Notre Dame?


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Instructions for WonderArt Table Runner KitI have bought 2 WonderArt kits, #9077. It is a fruit table runner. Neither of the kits have the instructions. I was hoping someone out there could send me a copy of the chart and instructions. If you know a way I can obtain a copy of the chart and instructions, I would welcome that as well.


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Restoring Old Cross Stitch CraftsThis is a page about restoring old cross stitch crafts. Antique or vintage cross stitch items can be cleaned and restored to improve the damage done by age and usage.


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Keeping Cross Stitch Projects CleanThis page is about keeping cross stitch projects clean. This embroidery is touched constantly while sewing the pattern.


Framing a Cross Stitch Project

Framing a Cross Stitch ProjectThis page is about framing a cross stitch project. Once you have completed all that embroidery, you want to display it framed perfectly.


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Looking for Fairy Counted Cross Stitch DesignsI've been doing bead work for a while now and can't find any fairy counted cross stitch designs. Please help me if you can.Many thanks.


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Looking for Rhett Butler Cross Stitch PatternSince I have retired, I have gotten back into my cross stitching. I was wondering if anyone of you Thrifty Funners have the cross stitch pattern for Rhett Butler, Clark Gable's character in Gone With The Wind? I am particularly looking for the pattern put out by Charles Craft.



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Dress Form Cross-stitch or Plastic Canvas PatternMy daughter-in-law has a shower curtain that has French looking dress forms on it. I would like to make her a tissue cover to match it. Does anyone have a plastic canvas or cross stitch pattern?


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Cross Stitch Pattern for the Breast Cancer RibbonI am needing a cross stitch pattern for the breast cancer ribbon.


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Plastic Canvas Play Food PatternsI have a niece who is almost 2 and likes pretending. Does anybody have some play food patterns in plastic canvas or a web site I could go to?


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Templeton University Cross Stitch PatternI would like to find a counted cross stitch pattern for the Temple University logo or mascot. Does anyone know where I can find this?


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Patterns for Plastic CanvasDoes anyone out there have directions to make a plastic canvas tissue box or wall hanging of a princess or Snow White? If you do please contact me. Thank you.


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Using a Larger Count Aida for DesignI am having difficulty seeing the Aida 18 count. How do I do my design using a larger count Aida? Does this change everything or can I just start as I did with the 18 count? The eyes are my problem with the smaller count.


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Plastic Canvas Sewing Box PatternI am looking for a pattern in plastic canvas for sewing boxes. Does anyone know where I might find the pattern?


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Vanderbilt University Seal Cross-stitch PatternI am looking for a cross-stitch pattern of the seal of Vanderbilt University.


Pattern for Plastic Canvas Magazine HolderI need a plastic canvas pattern for a magazine holder. I can't find mine, maybe you would like to share it for free. Thanks.


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Thread Color Suggestions for Cross Stitch ProjectI need thread color suggestions for blue eyes and light colored red hair. I am making something for "A". Her eyes are light blue and her hair is light orange/red. Any suggestions?


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Plastic Canvas Tissue Box Cover PatternsDoes anyone know where I can find a pattern for a football helmet tissue box cover made out of plastic canvas?


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Red Embroidery Thread Bled on Cross-stitch ProjectI rinsed a completed cross-stitch project in cold water and a tiny amount of Woolite. The red thread bled and a light pink stain surrounds all of the red stitching. Does anyone know how to remove the light pink stains. Thanks.


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Christmas Needlework, Knit, and Crochet DecorationsI'm looking for ideas for indoor Christmas decorations for the windows, coffee table, and mantel. I need them to be either crochet, knit, or plastic canvas. Maybe latch hook. And I need photos or at least basic sketches. Any ideas would be really appreciated. Thank you.


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Plastic Canvas Pattern BooksI am looking for plastic canvas books that have a toaster, egg beaters, bowls, plates, silverware and I think maybe some food. If anyone has these books I would love to have them. I can't find mine.


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Calgary Flames Cross Stitch PatternI am still looking for a free cross stitch or plastic canvas pattern for the NHL team the Calgary Flames. Thanks.



Canning Jar lids with cross stitched patterns.

Cross Stitch Jar LidChoose cross stitch pattern smaller than the top of a canning ring. Stitch pattern onto Aida cloth. When finished, cut away extra cloth. Center design on orange juice lid.


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Making Cloth Stiffer for Cross StitchingI bought robin cloth 18 count afghan size 58X43 inches. The squares are so soft and flimsy that they move when cross stitching and make my work look uneven. Any ideas on how to make the cloth stiffer while cross stitching?


Someone working a crossstitch pattern.

Cross Stitch SayingsHere are cross stitch sayings that have been submitted from the creative ThriftyFun community.


Cross Stitch Tips for BeginnersAdvice for cross stitch beginners from the ThriftyFun community. To protect the edges of your Aida cloth, I put narrow masking tape around the edges of my cloth, it keeps the cloth firm and is easy to remove when you get through.


Wreath with cross stitch mounted in center.

Grapevine Wreath Cross Stitch GiftTired of just framing your cross stitch project or turning them into pillows for gifts? Here's a unique way to display your work or create a special gift. Glue your project to a piece of round cardboard and glue the cardboard to the back of a grapevine wreath.



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Donating a Package of WonderArt Stamped Quilt BlocksI have 1 unopened package of 1974 Snowflowers WonderArt stamped cross stitch quilt blocks that I would share with anyone needing it.


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Ohio University Cross Stitch PatternDoes anyone have an Ohio University pattern, they would share?


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Removing Cross Stitch Pattern MarkingsI have finished a stamped cross stitch quilt, but when washed the stamped pattern under the stitches is not dissolving. Any tips please?


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Discontinued Wonder Art Blazing Star Cross Stitch Quilt BlocksI am looking for a discontinued cross stitch quilt block by Wonder Art. It is #2002 Blazing Star. I need two packages of six. If any one knows where I can find them I would love to hear from you.


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Remedy for Miss Counted Rows on Cross Stitch PatternHow do I fix miss counted rows on my pattern? Do I need to rip it out and start over? I am new to cross stitching and need some advice.


Searching for Old Cross Stitch -Pattern - two story house with dormer windows and hanging ferns on porch

Searching for Old Cross Stitch PatternI am trying to find the old cross stitch pattern for this design I did 20+ years ago? Anyone know where I might find one?


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