Creating with Cross Stitches

November 1, 2022

Cross-stitch is the oldest form of embroidery and can be found all over the world since the middle ages. Many folk museums show examples of clothing decorated with cross-stitch, especially from continental Europe and Asia.

Traditionally, cross-stitch was used to embellish items like household linens, tablecloths and other traditional home dec items Although there are many cross-stitchers who still employ it in this fashion, it is now increasingly popular to work the pattern on fashion pieces as well.

If you have a mySewnet Platinum Subscription you will have access to the cross stitch module where you can create your own designs. This is a fun and easy way of digitizing.

You can use the step-by-step wizard to turn an image into a cross stitch design or set the crosses yourself one by one or as fills. with or without a background image.

The size of the crosses can be set in the Design Properties where you also can set the thread count and create a handlook to them.

This small T-Rex is a cross stitch logo on a T-shirt that will make a dinosaur-loving boy really happy!

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