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  1. I’m starting my first 28 count piece. I’ve found the center, the actual begining is a blank space in the pattern (I Corinthians 13 – Wedding Bells). Do you do the same “over 2″ when locating the straight lines (words) and blank spaces to the actual picture?
    Thanks for the help!

  2. If I understand your question correctly, yes. When you’re counting blank spaces you’ll go “over 2″ just like you would for placing a stitch.
    I hope that helps! If you have more questions please contact me any time and I’ll do my best to answer.

  3. Hello, just saw the quilt for Love Quilts with the butterfly patterns.
    I already have the brushstroke butterfly pattern I obtained on a freebies list elsewhere, however, are the OTHER butterfly patterns
    on the quilt available for purchase? I really like them also.
    Just found your site….enjoying….

  4. I just found this totally cool photo montage. Some intrepid stitcher cross stitched a 5 x 9 foot oriental tapestry with over 800,000 stitches. It really is a remarkable piece:


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