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Confused by all the choices in needles for your needlework projects? Here's what you need to know.
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Learn how to create various ribbon embroidery stitches with our simple tutorial and diagrams.
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Refer to these diagrams and instructions for the most common embroidery stitches for your projects.
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Add this essential stitch to your repertoire.
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Tricky at first but easy to master with practice, the French knot appears in many stamped and counted cross-stitch projects.
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Also used in hand sewing, this stitch belongs on fabric edges.
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Work counted cross-stitch on any fabric that allows you to make consistently sized, even stitches.
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Secure your cross-stitch neatly with these steps.
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The half cross-stitch is just what its name implies -- half a cross-stitch.
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Learn tricks to working with embroidery floss while you're starting and ending an embroidery project.
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This is the first stitch to master when you take up cross stitch.