Want to learn how to cross stitch?


Of course you do!


We'll be creating how-to guides, step by step tutorials and hopefully the odd video that will teach you all you need to know to begin your cross stitch obsession, with a particular focus on the layout and use of our patterns.



Shopping guide: Always begin at the beginning. In this case, the beginning is shopping for supplies to get you stitching. Need help figuring out what you need and where to get it? This guide is for you!


Retailer list: Be sure to check out our list of cross stitch supply stores, both real and virtual, as recommended by our customers and ourselves! Have a store to recommend? Get in touch and tell us all about it!


Reading patterns: A guide to making sense of counted cross stitch patterns. Ideal for absolute beginners!


Framing patterns: A step by step guide to framing your cross stitch in a traditional square or rectangular frame.