Cards and Accessories

Just to note a few of the more important Cross Stitch accessories you may need to know about, and will no doubt discover for yourself on your Cross Stitch journey.

Cards

Cross Stitch Cards give that personal touch to your good wishes when sending a card for any occasion.  Birthdays, anniversaries, in sympathy, mother’s day, father’s day, best sister award, Christmas, Easter, new job, moving house, passing exams, passing a driving test, winning at football, any occasion you can think of you can make a card for with that personal touch.

Robin CardThere are an abundance of cards with different apertures in a multitude of colors for all sizes of project. The ones we use are the 3-fold cards so our Cross Stitch design has a card backing, and you can also put a bit of padding in there too if you wish.

If using 2-fold cards there are also some plain and beautifully designed backing papers you can buy, or you can of course make your own backing papers – and cards too for that matter! You can also fray the edges of your fabric and use a non-aperture card by just sticking the design onto the front of the card.

All card packs come with envelopes of matching colors too.


4 Blank 325x45 Aperture Cards Matching Envelopes Cross Stitch Crewel Embr
4 Blank 325x45 Aperture Cards  Matching Envelopes Cross Stitch Crewel Embr $4.99
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5 x Double Fold Card Blanks with Aperture Envelopes 104 x 152mm
5 x Double Fold Card Blanks with Aperture  Envelopes 104 x 152mm $4.65
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A6 Tri Fold Square Aperture Card Blanks with Envelopes
A6 Tri Fold Square Aperture Card Blanks with Envelopes $1.76
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ASSORTED PACKS OF MARBLED APERTURE CARD BLANKS FULL DETAILS LISTED
ASSORTED PACKS OF MARBLED APERTURE CARD BLANKS FULL DETAILS LISTED $3.21
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8 WHITE BLANK APERTURE CARDS ENVELOPES 5 x 7 TEXTURED PHOTO FRAME CARD MAKING
8 WHITE BLANK APERTURE CARDS  ENVELOPES 5 x 7 TEXTURED PHOTO FRAME CARD MAKING $3.99
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Diy Photo Frame Cards Envelopes White Blank Aperture Textured Card Making
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Double –sided tape

To stick the various parts of your card together you will need a good quality double-sided tape cut and stuck to the back of the aperture, where your ElephantCross Stitch design will fit. Place the fabric face down on the back of the card and fold in place – do not at this point take off the 2nd backing of the tape, you don’t want to stick the design into the card until you’ve checked what it looks like through the aperture.  If it’s not right, move it about until you are happy with it, then you can peel off the double-sided tape backing and firmly press the design onto the card. Next step is to put double-sided tape on the fold in part of the card.

Tip! Make sure you are folding the correct side in or your card will open back to front!


crafts Double Sided Adhesive Tape Sticker Stationery Roll 1CM
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3M 6384 06384 Automotive Acrylic Plus Double Sided Attachment Tape
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3M 9576 Double Sided Tape1 2 In x 60 ydClear
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Hot Sale 2pc rolls of double sided super strong adhesive tape 6mm
Hot Sale 2pc rolls of double sided super strong adhesive tape 6mm $1.03 (7 Bids)
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Signworld Heavy Duty Banner Hem Tape Double Sided 1 x 164 Roll
Signworld Heavy Duty Banner Hem Tape Double Sided 1 x 164 Roll $8.00
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FD740 Thin Invisible Double sided Eyelid Adhesive Tape Eyes Sticker Fork 100PCs
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Stork ScissorsScissors

When working with fabric and threads a lot it is important to have to correct scissors as the kitchen shears are not quite right for continual use with your nice clean, dainty Cross Stitch. Invest in a good pair of small needlework scissors.  These are Stork or sometimes called Crane Scissors and are the ones we have used for about 15 years.  Anyone that dare use them for cutting anything other than thread is heavily sentenced!

 

 


WESTCOTT TITANIUM FINE POINT NEEDLEWORK SCISSORS SEWING EMBROIDERY 10cm 4
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DOVO Embroidery Scissors SolingenGermany Cross StitchNeedlework
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Floral Splendor Quilted embroidery needlework scissor holder cotton fabric
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WESTCOTT TITANIUM FINE POINT NEEDLEWORK SCISSORS SEWING EMBROIDERY 6cm 25
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Vintage Style Embroidery Needle Work Scissors in Sheath Needle Case
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Scissor Case Small Stitching Tool Needlework Carrier
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Needles

When buying Cross Stitch kits the correct needle will be included in the kitNeedle Sizes for you. When doing your own design, or a charted design, and you have to choose your own needles, you need to know that Cross Stitching uses Tapestry Needles and the size to use will depend on the fabric count.  This chart will help you choose the correct size of tapestry needle for the fabric you are using.

 
 


20+ SKEINS EMBROIDERY FLOSS THREAD in BUNNY TIN 5 DIAMETER w SEWING NEEDLES
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60 HAND NEEDLES darners embroidery nickel plated sewing darning socks clothes
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30PCS Assorted Hand Sewing Needles Embroidery Mending Craft Quilt Sew Case
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30PCS Assorted Hand Sewing Needles Embroidery Mending Craft Quilt Sew Case
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Gold Eye Large Eye Needle Embroidery Tapestry Hand Sewing Needle
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6pcs Gold Eye Large Pullthrough Needles Embroidery Tapestry Hand Sewing Needle
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Thread Organizers

 
 
Thread organizers

Thread organizers are cards with holes punched out for you to hold the different threads you are using. You can write the thread color number or the name on the holder making the color you Jumbled Threadneed easy to find, and also keeping your threads tidy.  Some even have a magnet attached for your needles too.

Don’t let your threads get like this. Keep them tidy and easy to find.


Hot Wheels Matchbox Jammers 48 Car Storage Case NEW Thread Bead Jewel Organizer
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Thread Rack 24 Spools Sewing Embroidery Storage Wooden Organizer Cones Holder
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Storage Portable Travel Crafting Organizer Sewing Fashion Design Office Thread
Storage Portable Travel Crafting Organizer Sewing Fashion Design Office Thread $39.99
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singer sew essentials thread and bobbins holder organizer Brand New
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Thread Organizer Sewing Storage Box Bobbin Spool Holder Portable Double Sided
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NYMO Beading THREAD Lot 18 bobbins D f Seed Beads MIX 18 in Organizer Zipper Bag
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Mill Hill Seed Beads

Beads

Quite often in some of the more elaborate designs there are sewn in beads. When beads are used in a design the Cross Stitch pattern will tell you where to place them. Beads are sewn into the design using half Cross Stitch, so that is just one diagonal stitch and not the second that makes the cross.  Mill Hill Glass Seed Beads are generally used for this purpose and are good quality and of an even size.


MILL HILL GLASS SEED BEADS Set of 11 pkgs approx 500 ct
MILL HILL GLASS SEED BEADS Set of 11 pkgs approx 500 ct $6.99
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Full Set Mill Hill Glass Petite Seed Beads 15 0 41 packages
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Mill Hill Glass Seed Beads 5 Pkgs U Choose Colors
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NIP MILL HILL BEADS TREASURES Antique Seed Petitie OLD GOLD WHITE ICE +
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500 Mill Hill Glass Beads 11 0 25mm Seed 00479 White 454 grams
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MILL HILL GLASS SEED BEADS PEBBLE BEADS PARTIAL PKGS SET OF 63 pkgs
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