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Old June 11th, 2008, 09:28 AM   #1
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Cross Stitching

I love to do cross stitching. A lady I work with wants me to do a picture for her. But the backs of my canvas is still looking a little messy. She is a perfectionist. Now, ideally you want the back to look almost as good as the front. What do I do? I am totally afraid to do it.
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Old June 11th, 2008, 10:23 AM   #2
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I tried once.... and i failed horribly...sooo..i'll stick to quilting. LOL!!!

I wish i could offer a suggestion or two..but alas... i'm a flop at cross stitch!

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Old June 12th, 2008, 09:29 AM   #3
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Well, like PBS I tried but failed to make the back look neat. My suggestion is a simple one when you are done cover the back and frame it for her.
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Old January 12th, 2011, 03:12 PM   #4
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Tried cross stitching, but just didn't have the patience for it...then again, that was several years ago...Maybe I should give it another shot...

But that would involve me breaking away from my sewing machine...I am constantly amazed of what I can produce sewing. More and more of my garments are wearable now that I am getting better at sewing... Saves me money on fabrics too
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