Stepping Beyond Cross Stitch

Beyond cross stitch, do you use your creative energy in other ways? Do you also knit, crochet, do needlepoint, or quilt? Most stitchers do something on the side, never forgetting their true handmade love, but enjoying other outlets as well. I do many things involving fiber, and now I’m learning…

Google’s Project Jacquard

  We’re stepping a bit outside of the usual Gear Threads box this month to bring you something that’s not exactly machine embroidery (yet), but could have big implications for the future of textiles and technology: Google’s Project Jacquard.     Introduced in 2015, Project Jacquard is exploring the possibilities…

Pinning The Past – Tapestry Part 1

I can’t be the only one here who sighs (and maybe even comments) when people say ‘tapestry’ when they mean needlepoint. The confusion between the terms is hardly surprising though – the technicalities of construction method of different textiles is quite a challenge. Real tapestry is woven, although not in…

#xstitchersofinstagram

I’d be there if i could! #regram @erinmriley ・・・ One week y’all. Opening reception May 7th from 6-8! Darkness Lies Ahead @joshualinergallery #mrxstitch via The Mr X Stitch official Instagram http://ift.tt/1E68yH5 Follow us on Instagram and @mrxstitch you pics to share your stitchy ‘grams with us! #xstitchersofinstgram #mrxstitch If you…