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I Love to Cross Stitch

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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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    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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    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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    I've picked up this hobby again.

    I usually like to do free patterns that I find on Pinterest. Currently working on this one that I found.
    rawrgirl90 rawrgirl90 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 31

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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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    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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    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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    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

    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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    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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    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 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 5, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    I love to cross dress and wher pull-ups but nobody knows
    Poshopads99 Poshopads99 13-15, M 2 Responses Sep 13

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    xdresser89 xdresser89 22-25, M 6 Responses Aug 23

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    Ugg boots yes or no? I have been thinking about getting a pair because of their versatility. Meaning I could wear them in fem and guy mode. Thoughts?
    thom2332 thom2332 22-25, M 5 Responses Aug 26

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    Earlier today I was doing some shopping online for clothes and started looking at all the new arrivals for fall. I am wondering, why do only girls wear long cardigans? I think they...
    thom2332 thom2332 22-25, M 4 Responses Sep 5

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    has anyone ever once,,,,,,seen a woman well dressed up or in casual clothes,,that looked hot ....and standing near them ....realize you might fit in what she has on,,,,,the the...
    zoner303 zoner303 51-55, M 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm cross stitching flügel der freiheit and yes I am a cross-stitching, violence-loving,
    HoloTheWiseWolf HoloTheWiseWolf 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    Everything from cross stitching, knitting,to making jewelry should come with a warning. I have become obessed with making jewelry mostly necklaces. I can't go to sleep at night if...
    lonelyinwnc lonelyinwnc 41-45, F 2 days ago

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    Everything from cross stitching, knitting,to making jewelry should come with a warning. I have become obessed with making jewelry mostly necklaces. I can't go to sleep at night if...
    lonelyinwnc lonelyinwnc 41-45, F 2 days ago

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    I love crossdressing the feel of a sexy bra and thong are the best and sexy mini skirt
    harley80cu harley80cu 41-45, M 2 Responses Sep 11

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    Another thing I've wanted: and American Horror Story shirt. Done. Made a stencil with paper and put tap over the cut-outs before I cut it so it'd be a little more sturdy and just...
    kittenasylum kittenasylum 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    1. "Worldwide"- Big Time Rush 2. "Teenage Kicks"- 1D Cover 3. "Heart Attack"- 1D 4. "Another World"- 1D 5. "Best Song Ever"- 1D 6. "Next Step"- Kendall Schmidt & Logan Henderson 7...
    ChanelLove12 ChanelLove12 16-17, F Sep 11

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    I want to cry right now I've taken up drinking because it numbs the pain of my self disgust I'm drunk right now and want to kill myself I hate myself because I crossdress I thought...
    JulieCakes JulieCakes 13-15, M 3 Responses Aug 24

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    My friend loves stitch so for their birthday I made this
    FlyMeToTheMoon708 FlyMeToTheMoon708 18-21, F Aug 24

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    I’m not your average 23 year old who lives in a suburb of a big city in the states. I’m not your average “outside-the-box” thinker and I am not your average definition of a...
    GlamGasm GlamGasm 22-25, T 1 Response Aug 30

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    One morning I woke up to my dog right next to me and it was a good feeling. After I got up I was petting my dog (Siberian husky) and I felt blood on my hand and I looked and his...
    tatibear tatibear 13-15, F Sep 1

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    I have a twin brother called Michael and he lives in Lincolnshire, England. We were separated when we were three and adopted by two very different couples. I live in Dartmouth and...
    F1Girl97 F1Girl97 16-17, F Sep 10

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    I somehow new that day would come. She broke me again. I knew that day what was going to happen. She took a man to her place from a bar. And.. i don't wanna say it out loud. She...
    realandtrue realandtrue 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    So here it is, I am Proud to be a Bangalorean and proud to be a Cross dresser in this City. I am as normal as most Men, I work for an MNC , Drive a car in the mad Bangalore traffic...
    laaquila laaquila 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 30

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    They remind me of my not so distant younger years. Tom and Jerry, Lilo and Stitch, Teen Titans, Xia O Lin Showdown. Loads of others. They just provoke nostalgia and nostalgia...
    nelby710 nelby710 18-21, F Aug 31

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    They remind me of my not so distant younger years. Tom and Jerry, Lilo and Stitch, Teen Titans, Xia O Lin Showdown. Loads of others. They just provoke nostalgia and nostalgia...
    nelby710 nelby710 18-21, F Aug 31

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    The best sissy boy panties I have found are Bali Skimp Skamp and Olga Without a Stitch. Great fit, great feel.
    letmespoo4u letmespoo4u 51-55, M 2 Responses Sep 2

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    Belly raspberries in films & TV Does anyone know of films or TV programmes that feature someone blowing raspberries on a person's belly or other body part? Here's my list: The...
    psychostudent psychostudent 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 9

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    Stitches are for bitched. Body bag for a dress.
    i4it4t i4it4t 36-40, M 2 Responses Sep 11

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    “A couple of hundred years ago, Benjamin Franklin shared with the world the secret of his success. Never leave that till tomorrow, he said, which you can do today. This is...
    Faust76 Faust76 36-40, M 16 hrs ago

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    When I was 14 I started crossdressing. My Mother and older Sister were gone quite a bit. One day after school I went home and started putting on my sisters clothes. Bra, panties...
    Stephaniegirl226 Stephaniegirl226 36-40, M 6 Responses Sep 13

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    I just finished watching a film that I know I'm going to fail miserably trying to share because it was touching in a personal way to me. It was a film about a young girl from the a...
    TheShadowedGirl TheShadowedGirl 31-35 4 hrs ago

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    I don't consider myself a crossdresser. I do wear a lot of things that women wear... nail polish, panties, nylons, skirts, heels, sandals, sneakers, hiking boots, shorts, jeans...
    steve66oh steve66oh 46-50, M 4 Responses Aug 23

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    I have always wanted to get caught cross-dressing and be horribly humiliated. This story you are now reading is not true, but I am sharing it as if it was true: Last Friday night...
    Robertredlips Robertredlips 56-60, M 1 Response Aug 27

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    “And I think it’s gonna be a long, long time till touchdown brings me ‘round again to find I’m not the man they think I am at home; oh no, no, no. I’m a rocket man...
    MrTimothyMcNeil MrTimothyMcNeil 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 3

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