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Anybody like to cross stich? I have looked in Michael's, Beverly's, they have a very small supply.

I really enjoy it, but can't seem to find any stores that carry kits. I like counted cross stitch, not stamped. More time tasking i know to count every little square! lol

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4theloveofTink

Asked by 4theloveofTink at 11:48 AM on Jan. 2, 2013 in Hobbies & Crafts

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  • Hobby Lobby has a kit section if you have one in your area.

    I end up buying a lot of stuff online now. Most mom-and-pop stores don't survive long.
    anng.atlanta

    Answer by anng.atlanta at 11:51 AM on Jan. 2, 2013

  • Do yo know any good sites that you been happy with?
    4theloveofTink

    Comment by 4theloveofTink (original poster) at 12:21 PM on Jan. 2, 2013

  • Wal-Mart had quite a few different kits last time I looked (about a month ago, was looking for something to give a 12 year old). I prefer to just buy the bulk ada (sp) fabric and books, and the floss I need for certain pictures - more of an investment but if you're going for a bigger project it's worth it.
    idareyou

    Answer by idareyou at 1:49 PM on Jan. 2, 2013

  • And any fabric store should have a decent amount of stuff - not ones like Joanne's but other smaller ones that are just fabric stores - quilters shops maybe, places like that. Dry goods stores.
    idareyou

    Answer by idareyou at 1:51 PM on Jan. 2, 2013

  • I used to always buy mine at Walmart, but started buying online straight from Janlynn. I prefer counted cross stitch, too.
    CollinBayleeMom

    Answer by CollinBayleeMom at 6:12 PM on Jan. 3, 2013

  • Go online. Yes I love needle work.
    booklover545

    Answer by booklover545 at 10:13 PM on Jan. 18, 2013

  • Joann fabric has better stuff than michals last time I checked. I usually do patterns from book instead of kits and hobby lobby has a good selection of books
    Kitkat61277

    Answer by Kitkat61277 at 12:47 PM on Jan. 30, 2013

  • Hobby Lobby has a nice selection of kits and seperates. I order most of my things from www.Herrshners.com. I prefer the stamped only because you can actually use the finished product.
    RobinChristine

    Answer by RobinChristine at 6:44 PM on Feb. 5, 2013

  • I'm at avid cross stitcher. My favorite sites for kits and supplies are:
    Herrschners - http://www.herrschners.com/
    The Stitcher - http://www.thestitchery.com/
    Keepsake Needle Arts - http://www.keepsakeneedlearts.com/default.aspx
    There are more, but those three are my definite "go to" places. And I love to drool over their catalogs. :0)
    Pink.Frosting

    Answer by Pink.Frosting at 2:46 AM on Mar. 15, 2013

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