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I Love to Cross Stitch

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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 61-65, 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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    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 16-17, F Aug 27, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    So Halloween just passed and it reminds me how hot crossdressers are. Yes, I know most of the guys dressed up like female characters on Halloween aren't normally crossdressers but...
    newasexy newasexy 26-30, F 7 Responses Nov 2

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    I love cute petite femboy crossdressers, I would love to meet and be friends with one...maybe even FWB
    biventure biventure 22-25, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    🎶And it looks like I'm the queen 🎶 😘👗 I always wanted to be Elsa I think I'll beg my mommy to be Elsa for halloween I'm so girly when I cross dress I want to do it 24/7...
    Zlayer99 Zlayer99 26-30, M 3 hrs ago

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    I wanna date a crossdresser
    MattTheNerd MattTheNerd 16-17, M 1 Response Oct 26

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    I'm so hard right now and willing to trade pics I like girls all types and guys who cross dress
    Maxi4123 Maxi4123 13-15, M Nov 2

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    Taking selfies in my new dress, LOVE IT!!!
    Tigerbentz Tigerbentz 16-17, M Nov 1

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    i love facials both kinds so fem
    tyrabelmont tyrabelmont 51-55, T 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Took a trip to the park today with my now new favorite dress and it was amazing
    Tigerbentz Tigerbentz 16-17, M 1 Response Oct 31

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    I'm a gifted angel I look hawt in dresses and skirts not many boys do
    Zlayer99 Zlayer99 26-30, M 3 hrs ago

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    So hard when I see them just wish I could be em
    Maxi4123 Maxi4123 13-15, M Nov 3

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    I dressed like a girl on Halloween. I never felt more comfortable and freedom in womens clothing. Since I added more skirts low rider jeans and jewelry in my wardrobe. I now am...
    mikeyoete mikeyoete 51-55, T 2 Responses Nov 14

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    Took me awhile to learn not to cherry pick. No matter which box you're at, you'll find the most encouraging and supportive people.
    UnfortunateCookie UnfortunateCookie 36-40, F 4 days ago

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    I love crossdressing the feel of the clothes not having the pressures of the other part of you they seem to go away it relaxes me in a way takes me to a differant place and when a...
    CeeWade CeeWade 36-40 7 Responses a week ago

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    I love crossdressing in full makeup and clothes even though im more of a tomboy then a girly girl putting on that thong and bra make me feel like the girl i should have been born...
    KimMachado KimMachado 18-21, T 2 days ago

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    I am a guy who likes to wear tights. I also find that wearing shorts over tights is not a bad look. I liked this look ever since I was in high school. It was quite common for...
    tightsman88 tightsman88 22-25, M 4 Responses a week ago

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    Kellie Pickler - Things That Never Cross A Man's Mind Lyrics I need to go shopping These shoes are all wrong Just looked in my closet Not a thing to put on I wonder how these...
    sherrianna sherrianna 22-25, F Oct 29

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    I've been struggling with my desires to cross-dress for 13 years now, at the age of 17 on the night of October 26, 2014 I have made a final decision; I will give up cross-dressing...
    geary97 geary97 16-17, M 3 Responses Oct 26

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    Cause it's a great big white world, and we are drained of our colours, we used to love ourselves, we used to love one another, all my stitches itch, my prescriptions low, and I...
    Zezebabe Zezebabe 18-21, F Nov 3

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    This is a combination. I used to walk my dog along a certain route and I had one of my neighbors further down the block that love to sunbathe in front of her house. I would walk by...
    beret beret 51-55, M 8 Responses Nov 11

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    It seems that 95% of all crossdressers are male to female, unless it is just that females are less likely to come out about crossdressing. But regardless it is pretty rare for me...
    LexyCD LexyCD 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Do Me Damage By Digital Daggers We made a cut without precision And we stitched it up the best two children could, But we were ruled by indecision. And we pushed and pulled more...
    deadmoon deadmoon 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    it doesn't matter what kind of day I've had, what kind of mood I'm in a good laughing session, the I can't breath, I have a stitch laughter always immediately cures all worries and...
    stakalisious stakalisious 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 24

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    The Driver Bastille "The Driver" lyrics Shout out from the bottom of my lungs A plague on both your houses This thing It’s a family affair It’s drawing out my weakness Big...
    Raindancej Raindancej 36-40, M Nov 4

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    I have a dog that bit two kids now. The first time she bit a little girl under the eye when she touched a plate of food on the coffee table. The girl needed two stitches. The...
    suckerfish suckerfish 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 9

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    That would be great. There are some cross dressers like me who like being a man but love to wear women's clothing. It is cross dressing for a man to wear women's clothing. However...
    Adam59 Adam59 56-60, M 1 Response Nov 12

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    Mohabbat Barsa Dena Tu, Sawan Aaya Hai Shower (Your) love (on me) as monsoon has arrived Tere Aur Mere Milne Ka, Mausam Aaya Hai The season for us to meet has arrived Mohabbat...
    AKIDIRANY AKIDIRANY 16-17, F Nov 15

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    The early bird catches the worm. A stitch in time saves nine. He who hesitates is lost. We can’t pretend we haven’t been told. We’ve all heard the proverbs, heard the...
    Lostnalone22 Lostnalone22 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    I crossdress whenever my girlfriend leaves for work and I am alone. I love wearing her bra's and thongs. Getting fully dressed up, or just wearing lingerie. I would love to chat...
    Needsomedd Needsomedd 26-30, M Oct 23

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