Using an embroidery hoop can help you get the correct tension for stitching to amke sure your fabric doesn't get distorted as you stitch
If you're stitching a project over several weeks or months, the fabric edges can get tatty and frayed. Here's a simple guide to help prevent this happening to your stitching.
Waste canvas is great for adding cross stitch designs to all sorts of different fabrics.
The two-tone effect of blended stitches adds texture and movement – perfect for natural effects like fur and also leaves
Adding charms to your stitching can really add a sparkle and make a simple pattern really something special!