I Crossstitch

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    I Am Male, and I Cross Stitch

    When I admit this to people, they either laugh or are encouraging. My mother stitched and I think I inherited the love from her. It's better than wasting time in front of the TV. I haven't done anything BIG but maybe someday. My daughter, who is 12, has inherited the love of...
    xdlove xdlove
    41-45, M
    4 Responses Oct 6, 2008

    Yay For New Projects!

    So I finally finished my mom's kitty picture and have decided to take up a much more daunting task- a baby blanket! Not just any blanket, an alphabet with baby animals baby blanket. Super cute designs, but still 26 letters with 7-10 colors each... this thing is going to take...
    kalistasadi kalistasadi
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 13, 2009

    Cross Stitch Convert

    I grew up knitting, embroidering and sewing. I found a cross stitch that says "Dogs have masters, cats have staff"- my mother's favorite saying, and decided to try it as a gift for her. Well I have been through health hell and have lost a lot of the dexterity in my...
    kalistasadi kalistasadi
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 27, 2009

    Daunting Deadlines

    When I got engaged my fiancé and I had a talk about what we would give our parents as a thank you gift. We felt that they deserved one because they have paid for rather a lot for us. Eventually we decided on some cross stitch as both sets would appreciate it. Well the MILs...
    AmoAngelus AmoAngelus
    22-25, F
    Jul 30, 2012
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