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I Love to Cross Stitch

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    Missing Chart

    HELP!!!!! I'm almost finished with Dimensions counted cross stitch #3817 memory lane and my charts have dissapeared. Cananyone help me?
    sccoombe sccoombe 56-60 Sep 24, 2012

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    Beginner

    Went on a road trip to North Carolina and a friend introduced me to cross stitching. I was quick to dismiss it... "That's so girly." Continuing on the trip, I saw a 2 dollar cross stitching activity in a Cracker Barrel... this is where the addiction began. I feel like I'm a rare...
    BionicMichael BionicMichael 13-15, M Jul 18, 2012

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    Help

    I love to crossstitch but I want to make my own patterns but have no idea where to start. Looking for advise as to what software I would need and if there was a tutorial available. Any helo you could give would be appreciated thanx rhona x
    rhonafraser rhonafraser 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 8, 2013

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    Photo To Pattern

    Wondering where people like to send their photos to be turned into patterns?
    mikelbrodie mikelbrodie 51-55 1 Response May 22, 2013

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    Accomplishment :)

    Well, I don't exactly love cross stitching, but I have had to do it. We learned the technique in Home Economics and for my exam, I've had to make a big picture out of cross stitch. My canvas in almost filled, it is size A3 and I'm on to outlining my piece now :) It's very tedious...
    LittleMissDimples LittleMissDimples 18-21, F Aug 27, 2013

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    Helps Me Deal With Life!

    I have been cross stitching for years. I am working on my first large pattern on linen and I love the way it looks! I have Fibrmyalgia and sometimes my pain level is to high to do much of anything so cross stitching helps me deal with the pain and the frustration. I have given...
    Buttercup41104 Buttercup41104 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 24, 2008

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    Sore Thumbs...Tired Eyes...

    I love to cross stitch and have been doing so for over 20 years. I find it relaxing and im always so proud of the finished article. I have done dozens and dozens over the years, most as presents of people. I could sit for hours and can get quite obsessed with a project on the go...
    sillysoo sillysoo 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 5, 2013

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    I Love To Cross Stitch

    I have been cross stitching for over 25yrs. I love stitching on 28 ct. Jubilee. But I can't find that fabric.
    Michelle1957 Michelle1957 51-55, F Apr 10, 2012

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    It's A Family Thing

    I'm 24 years old, married and the mother of an infant (which means that I cross stitch a lot of baby motifs). I live in California with my son, husband and 2 cats, Loki and Pursia.My grandmother taught my mother to cross stitch when she was a little girl. My mother, in turn...
    CalebzMama CalebzMama 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 22, 2012

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    Obsessive Stitching

    Since I was a child, I was always fascinated by patterns and shapes. Going out to dinner with the family or visiting Mom's friends had me considering the decor, wallpaper, curtains, and anything else of simple or intricate design. Shadows on the wall at bedtime wasn't scarey, but...
    stitchedhen stitchedhen 56-60, F 2 Responses Nov 27, 2011

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    X.x.X.x.X.x.X

    I`ve been doing this for many many years. But I don't like to use store bought patterns, cuz most of them are just too... pretty or sentimentally schmaltzy. I don`t want to sew puppies and kittens either. I prefer to make up my own. I create geometric designs like mandalas a lot...
    Cinderelly Cinderelly 36-40, F 4 Responses Jan 12, 2008

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    One Of Many Crafts

    i love to cross stitch.. just have hard time seeing the small holes anymore to work as fast as i used to. working on some horses right now for my daughter. i have found its a nice release as once i start stitching i find myself lost in my own little world with not worrying about...
    LostSpace LostSpace 41-45 2 Responses Oct 2, 2011

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    I Need To Learn To Finish A Project I Start!

    I have been cross-stitching since childhood. My grandmother first taught me by doing my initials on a hand towel, and after that, I was hooked. I tend to get a bit carried away with cross-stitching magazines and patterns that I happen across. I will buy them all gung-ho about the...
    Littlebrownbat Littlebrownbat 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 6, 2011

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    Cross Stitch Escape

     cross stitch takes me away from all the stresses in life, once that needle starts to stitch everything becomes bearable, I am doing a heaven and earth design at the moment I  think it will take me the rest of my life to complete!!!!
    Stitchersuzie Stitchersuzie 66-70, F 3 Responses Dec 16, 2009

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    I Love To Cross Stitch And Make Patterns

    i love to cross stitch. it makes me feel relaxed and it keeps me occupied when i'm boredi also make patterns of them :) mainly because i want it to be more personalized and since my place doesn't really sell alot of this stuffs >.> one of my designs are given on that link below...
    iHatshepsut iHatshepsut 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 11, 2011

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    Hi Everyone and Merry Christmas!

    I love love to cross stitch! I am looking for A cross Stitch Kit called Bed of Roses by Donna Dewberry. It's 90x90 there are Pillow Shams also. Will gladly pay you for it and shipping. It is a discontinued kit. Sure hope someone has one!
    jackieds jackieds 66-70, F Dec 12, 2013

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    Looking For Pattern

    Hello everyone I am looking for a old pattern of a rustic well with lavendar flowers on it. I think it may be in the Country Treasures Book #4. Can anyone help please. Thanks
    LK14 LK14 51-55, F Jul 23, 2013

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    Eye of the Needle

    My mother taught me the basics of embroidery as a child. Later in my teen years I discovered counted cross stitch. I have finished several projects, some simple, and others more complex. I feel calm with a needle in my hand. I can stitch while I listen to music, watch a movie...
    nomorepelicans nomorepelicans 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 25, 2007

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    Y--------not..

    HELLO TO ALL, I HAVE BEEN STITCHING FOR A LONG TIME, AND AM INTERESTED IN FINDING NEW FRIEND'S... I SO THINK IT IS AWSOM, TO MEET MEN STITCHERS......Y ???????????????? BECOUSE IT IS SO COOL KNOWING THAT MEN, CAN GET INTO SOMTHING LIKE THIS. AND I WOULD ENJOY THERE STORIES...TO AS...
    tonyboy123 tonyboy123 46-50 5 Responses Apr 27, 2011

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    LanaKane101 LanaKane101 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 10

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    pantyhoselover1970 pantyhoselover1970 41-45, M 2 days ago

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    LanaKane101 LanaKane101 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 7

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    Any crossdressers want to trade pics
    hannah357 hannah357 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    Hi, I'm new... my name is Aline, from Germany. These are transgenders, too?
    alinestahlberg alinestahlberg 18-21, T 2 Responses Feb 1

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    when I was 12 my mother drank a lot. she started dressing me as a girl. I did not think anything about it. As I got older I started liking it. I am 56 love cross dressing love to...
    charlett charlett 56-60, M 1 Response Feb 4

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    I'm in love with a MtF. ( I'm going to call she a him for HE has not transitioned yet) I met my husband while we both were in high school. I had no clue he wanted to be a woman and...
    WoaCD09 WoaCD09 22-25, F 3 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Hell yes! I do love women who wear jeans, trousers, a blazer and a lovely shoes! Awesome right?
    chazingshadow chazingshadow 41-45, M 5 hrs ago

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    I love to dress like a girly princess
    isabellavictoria isabellavictoria 18-21, M 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    My mistress had my toes painted a coral pink today, so that my toes show up more dramatically in my stockings and heels. I got a lot of compliments from various ladies after I...
    Plugslave Plugslave 31-35 3 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I'm mid 40s and have been dressing for as long as I can remember. I've only once been out fully dressed, wig makeup, skirt and heels. I guess I've never been in a place where I...
    overhere951 overhere951 41-45, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I had a GF that liked and helped me to dress. I regret not taking it further, like wig and makeup... I would love to find a woman that would like to get close and help me.
    overhere951 overhere951 41-45, M 8 hrs ago

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    WHY DID THE CHICKEN CROSS THE ROAD? Aristotle: To actualize its potential. Francis Bacon: To retain his own dignity without intruding upon the liberty of others. Jacques Derrida...
    Johndoe10000 Johndoe10000 46-50, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    I love my boyfriend. We have been dating for over a year and a half. About 6 months into our relationship, he confided in me that he used to cross dress. He said it was in the...
    honestsleep honestsleep 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 8

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    George Strait - Does Fort Worth Ever Cross Your Mind Lyrics Cold Fort Worth beer just ain't no good for jealous. I try it night after night. You're in someone else's arms in...
    sherrianna sherrianna 22-25, F a week ago

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    Witch Hunt by Len Kagamine, Rin Kagamine, Hatsune Miku, Gackupo Kamui, and Luka Megurine Come, listen to this sad story Come, don't forget to prepare a handkerchief It seems that...
    HypoallergenicUnicorn HypoallergenicUnicorn 13-15, F a week ago

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    Ivan, the one I still love even though I just want to hate his guts, sent me this email when all I said was I didn't want to hear about his girlfriends anymore, that he was...
    BrokenGlassDoll BrokenGlassDoll 16-17, F Feb 6

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    I used to watch a ton of shows growing up which were a mix of cartoons and sitcoms. The old Cartoon Network and Disney Channel stations growing up from 1993 to the early 2000s were...
    RainMazerra RainMazerra 18-21, M Feb 1

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    Some notes about the meeting at the Ingersoll Gender Center on Wednesday; I arrived early as I was unsure of the location and allowed extra time to get there. It's dark and rainy...
    JessicaDale JessicaDale 51-55 13 Responses Feb 6

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    Every crossdresser expresses their femininity in different ways, some are comfortable to stay in the closet, others are fortunate to be passable and go about their lives in their...
    Cherridarling Cherridarling 51-55, M 3 Responses Feb 8

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    I used to watch a ton of shows growing up which were a mix of cartoons and sitcoms. The old Cartoon Network and Disney Channel stations growing up from 1993 to the early 2000s were...
    RainMazerra444 RainMazerra444 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    Ethan3088hnz9 Ethan3088hnz9 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 2

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    Ethan3088hnz9 Ethan3088hnz9 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 3

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    Ethan3088hnz9 Ethan3088hnz9 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 7

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    I am a strait male crossdresser, and I enjoy thinking about myself as a pole dancer. I would like to feel that energy of femininity. It all started in my puberty during stressful...
    levalo levalo 31-35, M 4 Responses Feb 7

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    I crossdress and my wife loves that I crossdress. She agrees that lingerie is certainly not just for women to wear us men can wear sexy things also and she appreciates that I wear...
    pantiescouple pantiescouple 26-30 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    Well i guess everyone all had different experience,but my first crossdressing experience was when i was about 7 and i used to try on my mum cloths and shoes and bags and walk...
    princess221 princess221 22-25, T 3 days ago

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      I'm an 18 year old crossdresser and I'm just getting into this community. I'm buying my first toys, chastity cages, high heels (OMG), lingerie, clothes and makeup. I call...
    xxxSissyGabriellaxxx xxxSissyGabriellaxxx 18-21, T 4 Responses Jan 27

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    im a secret crossdresser aged 23 size 8-10 in the uk from peterborough love wearing dresses tights and high heels favorite look is deffo school girl look id like to meet other...