Cross Stitch Start Guide

New to cross stitch? Find helpful tips, tricks, and information on all you need to know to get started

Start Here:

Materials List

Find everything you need, and some things you might just want, to get started cross stitching.

Start Stitching

When you are ready to begin, learn how to start your thread, make your stitches, and end your thread.

Finish Your Piece – Frame

Another way to display your cross stitch is in a frame. This tutorial shows you how to do this using a sticky mounting board.

Prep Your Fabric

Before you start stitching, find out how to get your fabric ready.

Finish Your Piece – Hoop

Once you finish your cross stitch, it’s time to prepare it to display. Once of the most popular ways is in the embroidery hoop itself.