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A Beginners Guide To Cross Stitch

If you’re new to cross stitch and have no idea where to begin, simply hit play and we’ll gently guide you through the basics.

 If you’ve been lucky enough to get your hands on one of our complete kits you’ll just need a pair of small scissors and you’re good to go. If you don’t have kit don’t panic, we’ve got another blog post here just for you that was explains exactly which items you’ll need

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Six Years On…

Hello my fellow sweary stitchers!
Lisa here (AKA Melody’s glamourous assistant!)
I thought I would share with you a little of the history of Curious Twist and how
we got to making our sweary sassy crafty cross stitch kits.

Essential Cross Stitching Tools

Cross stitch is an inexpensive hobby and you don’t need lots of materials to get started. However, each item is available in various types and it’s important to buy the right one, so here I will explain each in more detail to help you get started.

Cross stitching with metallic thread without the head f#ck

Cross stitching with metallic threads can be a challenge, but with a few tips and the use of thread conditioning wax, you can create beautiful and shimmering designs. Read on to learn more about how to make your metallic thread stitching experience a success.