Techniques & Tips

I will be adding helpful hints for you to use as you do your stitching. Some will be links to other sites and some will be instructions right here on the page.

Hope they assist you. If there is something you would like to see on this page, let me know!


Christmas will soon be here no matter what time of year it is. I have started a tradition of giving my grandchildren an ornament for the tree each year. Then they will have some to take with them to decorate their own tree when they venture away from home.

Here is a link to some helpful hints on finishing ornaments from the Nordic Needle.

Here is a page that has other tutorial finishing links besides ornaments:


How big a piece of fabric do I need for this project? You can give us a call and we would be glad to figure it for you.

Or if it is the middle of the night visit The Scarlet Quince and use their calculator here:

If you are looking for classic art to cross stitch – take a look at their catalog, too.