@ksclark does wicked #crossstitch portraits of his heroes. This one is the shizzle – it’s a stitch of #lethalbizzle
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Too Cute Tuesday - Pansy brooches by Marg Dier
London-based artist Marg Dier creates exquisite embroideries. A graduate of the Royal School of Needlework, Marg uses her masterful handstitching skills to thread paint these stunning pansy brooches.
I’m blown away by the lumninous layers of color.
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Stitchgasm - The MrXStitch 2016 Calendar
It’s arrived! The 2016 #mrxstitch calendar is in my hands and it’s ace. All the Kickstarter backers will get theirs in the next week or so, and there’s still copies for sale in my #etsy store. Click on the link to get your copy!
Let’s face it, this is a wicked Christmas gift for any…
Mr X Stitch 52 Challenge - Week 45 - Tis The Season...
It’s week 45 of the 52 challenge and well, it’s Black Friday. Hope everyone survives it! Christmas is on the horizon and I was inspired by a recent comment from our own KreinikGirl Dena Lenham, who made the salient point that…
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Welcome to Mr X Stitch. We want to change the way you think about needlework. From cross stitch to quilts, from needle felting to millinery and from lace to machine embroidery, we share terrific textile art from around the world. Enjoy the post on the left - a random selection from the Cutting (& Stitching) Edge.
The Funk Files: Embroidery Frontiers – Meet Ailish Henderson
From The Archive
Density - as it refers to machine embroidery, density is essentially a measure of the space between parallel stitches or lines of stitching. It can also be expressed as the number of such stitches or lines present in unit, as in 'stitches per inch'. It may not seem like the sexiest or most artistic thing one could discuss about machine embroidery, but in my opinion, it is probably the m...