Cross stitching on linen or evenweave fabrics might be intimidating to someone that has only stitched on aida cloth before. But, I assure you that it’s not as hard as one might think. Infact, in most cases it’s easier, especially when it comes to quarter and three-quarter stitches that give a piece detail and finished edges to a design, or to add turns inside borders.
Here are few illustrations to help you out with your first “over two” project. Over two basically means over two threads of the fabric. If you were stitching on aida cloth, you would be stitching “over one”. [Read more…]