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Cross Stitch Supplies in Downers Grove

Rainbow Heart Cross Stitch ProjectA cross stitch is a form of sewing when two stitches cross each other. This type of sewing is popular with embroidery. Cross Stitch Supplies are often sold as kits to make learning this skill easy on the sewer. The supplies most commonly used for cross stitching include embroidery floss, aida cloth, tapestry needle, hoops, scissors and a pattern of choice. Once you gather the supplies you need, you’re ready to begin.

If you’re unsure how or where to begin, don’t worry, we have all the resources you need at our website. is your online retailer that carries everything a sewist or quilter would need to complete a project of their own. Conveniently located in Downers Grove, we are here to help with all your sewing questions. Contact us at 630-435-0430 or fill out the form on this page and we’ll be happy to guide you in the right direction.

What You Need

Let’s start by gathering your Cross Stitch Supplies. Begin by choosing your fabric. The best fabrics used for cross stitching is Aida, linen or even cotton. These fabrics tend to be great for cross stitch sewing because they are weaved evenly. Remember that fabric comes in different “counts” and the higher the count the smaller your stitch will be and ultimately, the smaller your design will be too. Next important supply you’ll need is the needles. Needles also come in different sizes so if you have questions on which needle would be best, give a call and we’ll help you determine what’s best. Our Easy Guide Ball-Tip Needles are highly recommended for beginners and novices alike!

Cross Stitch Supplies will also include hoops which are sometimes called frames. These are used to hold your fabric while you’re stitching. Essentially, the hoops make it easier and quicker to stitch your design. The next two things you need are a pattern and floss. Once you’ve gathered all the necessities, you’re ready to begin.

Extra Supplies You May Want

As with any project, there are Cross Stitch Supplies that are a must and there are some that are just a want. Be sure you have at least the bare minimum to begin. As you practice and advance your skills, you can add to your supply list. For now, pick up the phone and call at 630-435-0430 or fill out the form on this page and let us help you get started.


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