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Cross Stitch Supplies

Rainbow Heart Cross Stitch ProjectHand embroidery is an art. It is the art of decorative stitching on fabric with needle and thread. One of the most common stitches is a Cross Stitch. A cross stitch is the easiest stitch to learn when it comes to hand embroidery. Persons of all ages can learn to embroider if they have the desire. In order to begin to learn how to Cross Stitch, you must first gather your Cross Stitch Supplies. At, we carry all the supplies you’ll need to get started and become an excellent crafter. Contact us at 630-435-0430 or fill out the form on this page we can help answer questions about the supplies you need to get started.

Proper Supplies for Embroidery

Cross Stitch Supplies can be simple. You don’t need a lot of different supplies to create a Cross Stitch project. Begin with embroidery floss, aida cloth, a tapestry needle, a hoop, scissors, and a pattern of your choice. Embroidery floss comes in a large number of colors. Almost any color you can imagine! The Sullivans brand carries the 489 solid colors and can be found at The floss is made up of six strands of thread. Depending on the aida cloth used, you may have to separate the strands. For example, 14 count aida cloth typically uses two strands at a time.

Tapestry needles are the perfect Cross Stitch Supplies. They have blunt-ends and large eyes. The blunt ends will help make sure the needle only goes into the premade holes in the fabric. The size of the needle will depend on the number of threads being used. If you notice your need bends or breaks, try sizing up your needle. Sizing up means your needle number is smaller. We also have ball-tip needles which are excellent for Cross Stitch designs.

Contact Us is your online retailer that carries plenty of the Cross Stitch Supplies you’ll need. From patterns to threads, we have such a wide variety. Whether you’re an expert or just learning, we can help answer any questions you may have. Contact us today at 630-435-0430 or fill out the form on this page.


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