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  • Linda Delcamp from Brighton, MI -- Jul 09, 2017
    • I was wondering about the Loran 5 x 9 folding stand for holding your charts. Will a large Loran 8 x 12 magnetic board work on this stand? Is there a larger stand or is this the only size stand that they sell? I have only seen them at JoAnn's in the 5 x 9 size. Is there anything else I could use to hold my 8 x 11 inch sheets of my charts?
  • Linda Delcamp from Brighton, MI -- Jul 16, 2017
    • I asked before about a magnetic board to hold cross stitch patterns. I was trying to find one that was bigger than the 8 x 10 inch Loran board. I thought I found one, it was 12 x 18 but it wasn't what I wanted. I had to return it. I was thinking about a magnetic dry erase board. I've seen them 8-1/2 x 11 (the size of a piece of paper) but not sure how they would hold up on the folding stand. Do you think this would be too heavy for the stand? Any other thoughts on what else I could use?
  • fiona from Buccament Bay, St Vincent -- Aug 14, 2017
    • Marv, I just want to say what a really enjoyable site you have. I was frequenting 123 stitch but got tired of it quick with all the political posts and mean spirited people that post to them. Someone suggested your site as an alternative and it is truly a blessing. You have a wonderful board that is so pleasant to read and what a cross stitch board should be. My compliments on running a beautiful message board with no drama.
  • Cheryl McManus from Natchez -- Aug 10, 2017
    • hi, I am fixing to try my hand at a Zelda Stained glass cross stitch which is a pretty big piece. I think I have got the material and all down but the picture I saw on you tube was showing them starting at the top side. Do we have to start in the middle or where would be best. Also can I use a hoop or do I need something bigger. Thank you
  • Tracy from Australia -- Jul 30, 2017
  • Mary Irwin from Wagner, SD -- Jul 24, 2017
    • I am still looking for pattern of a Black Angus bull, cow or calf for my great Grandsons quilt. I have looked every where imaginable but no luck. I hope one of you can help me out. Finished size needs to be approx. 6-8 inches. Thank you in advance.
  • peggy ludwig from wylie -- Jul 22, 2017
    • Has anyone completed the Austrian Windmill pattern? I purchased a few weeks ago, and it seems like the pattern does not match, the blades on the windmill do not line up correctly? part of the blade is floating in the air? any advise out there? thanks
  • Linda Gilkey from Princeton Ky -- May 02, 2017
    • I am looking for the name of a cross stitch site that when you went to it you had the patterns designer listed in alphabetical order. You could click on the name and see what patterns they had for sale. It was orginal patterns. I did have it in my favorites and I had to have my computer worked on because I downloaded windows 10 an my computer was to old and I lost it. Any help will be greatly appreciated
  • Sandy from Asheville N. C. -- Jul 16, 2017
    • I have MD and Mulriple Sclerosis so I had to stop cross stitching . I loved cross stitch and kepjt thinking I'd return but I've just gotten worse. I would like to sale all my things but have no idea what to ask. I have over 1000 graphs, books , magazines, and every colore of DMC Sthread on cards in boxes. Can somebody give me some suggestions on how much to ask for each? Some of the graphs are no longer available. I know my Biltmore xHouse ones aren't sold locally anymore. TIA ! 😊
  • Beth from Indiana -- Jul 19, 2017
    • I am looking for a copy of Cross Stitch Crazy magazine issue 219 from July 2016. There is collection of patterns by Emma Congdon called, I believe, "Wise Words". I can't find just the pattern/charts anywhere, nor the back issue of the magazine. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
  • Sharon from Longview, Texas -- Jul 12, 2017
  • Toni Woods from Gardena, CA -- Jul 05, 2017
    • I have a ton of patterns, needles, frames and floss that belonged to my sister who passed away and am hoping to donate it. Does anyone know an organization that will accept these items? I am happy to ship wherever, I just hate the thought of throwing these items out.
  • Pamila Stewart from Kerrville, Texas -- Jul 05, 2017
  • Terry Hanz from Ft Worth TX -- Jun 23, 2017
  • Donna Mac Hugh from Hyde Cheshire U.K -- Jun 16, 2017
    • Does anybody know where I can get a Kit or a pattern of 1997 Sunset Counted Cross Stitch Rocky Mountain Beauty Wildlife?It has a Ram ,an Eagle and a Deer.I have tried several places but not here in the U.K.I also missed one for sale on e.bay from America. The reason why I am looking for it is because it reminds me of where I am from which is Scotland.It is the nearest cross stitch I have found. Please help Many thanks Donna Mac Hugh
  • Marilyn Geiter Sellers from Virginia -- Jun 10, 2017
    • About 12 or so years ago there was a white rose free cross stitch pattern on Mystic Stitch. I'm looking for a copy of that pattern. Does anyone still have it? Mystic Stitch said their file was archived and not available any longer. I'm desperate!
  • Sharon from Tampa, Florida -- Apr 08, 2017
    • I am brand new to cross stitching. Would like to ask if it is necessary to soak the floss before starting my project. I did not soak my very first project but my second one that I am about to start states to soak the dark colors before starting. ( the first kit didn't state this). And, is DMC a better quality floss that does not need soaking? Pretty sure this kit's floss is not DMC.
  • Jerrie from Yacolt WA -- Apr 17, 2017
  • Laura Ruck from lancaster pa -- May 14, 2017
    • hi all you stitchers! I am about to embark on new projects with my museum students and am need of some floss colors. does anyone have 157, 167, 340, 814,939, 3721,3779,3802, 3839,3855, 3859, 3863 they would be willing to donate to our project. Anything would be appreciated.
  • Kim from Seattle, WA -- May 07, 2017
    • Hi! I am looking for a very obscure pattern - the photo appeared as a first place winner for a candle screen design in an issue of either Cross Stitch and Country Crafts or Cross Quick (so late 80s-early 90s), but one had to send away for it since it wasn't the winning pattern. It is by Robin Clark and features a Colonial American couple with "1776" over their heads and "One flag, one land, one heart, one hand, one nation evermore" beneath. If you have it to sell, I'd love to buy it from you! I am always looking for Robin's designs and had not recalled this one. Thanks!
  • Linda Delcamp from Brighton, MI -- Apr 30, 2017
    • I'm starting a new cross stitch project and was wondering what is the best way to prepare the fabric for stitching? Also, I like to work with a scroll frame and wonder what is the best one that any of you use? I'm using a Homecrafter's scroll frame but don't quite know how to put the fabric in the split of the dowels. Does anyone know how to do this?
  • Debbie Pringle from Bear, Delaware -- Mar 12, 2017
    • Longtime cross stitcher, but always on Aida. Attempting baby sampler for first grandchild and was talked into 28 count linen. I'm all set to start and have practiced the stitch enough, BUT here's my question. If I am stitching over two threads (which I get)...when I look at my chart to start and I need to go down 4 squares (on chart) is it down 4 squares on fabric or 8? If there is one square between design on chart, do I leave one little square or double it to 2? So confused! Thanks for the help if you even understand the question!
  • Bev from Yorktown, Va -- Apr 09, 2017
    • Still looking for the 1996 Aug or Sept issue of Just Cross Stitch Magazine. It has the first in a series of Topiaries for all seasons the Summer one. I have the other three and need this one to complete the set. Don't know what is on the cover or whether it is Aug or Sept. Please help me find this Magazine. 1996 Just Cross Stitch either Aug or Sept?
  • Bev from bev.lewis cox.net -- Mar 13, 2017
    • Does anyone have the Aug or Sept issue of Just Cross Stitch Magazine. I'm not sure if it is Aug or Sept that I need. I am looking for the first in a series of four Topiaries for all season the Summer one. I have the other three. Need this one to complete the set. I would be happy to pay for it and postage. Thank you in advance. Bev
  • Peggy from Clovis, California USA -- Apr 04, 2017
  • Jo Ann Neely from Summerfield, FL -- Oct 30, 2016
    • Just found your site. I am searching for anyone who would sell me their Mirabilia "Lady of the Flag" pattern. I have truly fallen in love with this pattern. My Aunt Cross Stitched it, and has since passed away. The pattern cannot be found. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you
  • Suzi G from Washington state -- Jun 01, 2016
  • Sharon from Longview, TX -- Jan 07, 2017
  • Helga Kohler from Cape Town, South Africa -- Feb 21, 2017
    • Hello. I am in love with your caption maker and use it all the time. I have one concern though, that you don't include symbols, like @ # % & etc. is there a possibility that this could be done ? I would really appreciate it and it would make my life a lot easier. Regards Helga
  • Brigitte from edgewood,MD -- Feb 16, 2017
    • just finished 11x15 Guardian Angel,just noticed after washing it show horizontal lines.I worked on 10 stitches vertical only then up the page. My finished product show every 10 stitsches a line where i devided. How could I fix that. I worked on it for 2 years.
  • Jeane Fox from Summerville, SC USA -- Jan 30, 2017
    • I am in search of a cross stitch pattern entitled "A Nose for News". I don't know who did the pattern nor does my sister who did the cross stitch piece for me years ago. If anyone has any idea who did it or where I can purchase it please advise. It is a little dog reading a news paper. I can be reached by email. Regards, Jeane
  • Barb from Pinehurst, NC -- Feb 09, 2017
    • I want to cross-stitch stockings for my 2 children (now 23 and 20). I have the patterns from my Cross Stitch and Country Crafts magazines which I have saved all these years - LOL. My question is one of the patterns says to use a 14" X 20" Lugana 25 ct. fabric and states "not recommended for Aida fabric". I wanted to use 14 ct. Aida. I've never used the Lugana fabric. Can anyone provide me with info on why it wouldn't be wise to use Aida Fabric? and why Lugana would be better. Appreciate any info. Thank you!
  • Madeline from Garland, Texas -- Jan 28, 2017
    • Hi! I bought 3 Cross Stitch Collectibles fingertip towels at a thrift store recently--you know, the ones with the 14 count border. They are brand new with tags. I used these years ago, but I can't remember if they should be washed before or after crossstitching the border. They are so stiff. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks in advance.
  • Terri from Dillon, co -- Jan 21, 2017
    • I'm looking for Helen Paul's Siesta Color Charts Pattern. This pamphlet has two patterns that are southwestern, one being a pattern of a chair with a tabby cat and the other of a window box with pillows and a blanket. Any help with these patterns is appreciated. Thank you.
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