Joanne2 (Street Articles Author)
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I am a mother of 4 children, living in beautiful Queensland, Australia. I love the outdoors, especially walking our two dogs along the beach. Relaxing with my husband and children on the weekend is my favourite thing to do.
Cross Stitch Letters - Helpful Tips
Lettering is the Cinderella of cross stitch sampler design. It is so often tagged on as an after thought and not considered enough at the design stage. It is often the case that people take enormous care designing their house or garden for example, then race off to the nearest…
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The Leading Details About Oolong Tea
Oolong Tea: The Legend of the Black Dragon You may have seen individuals inside the health store discussing Oolong tea. Your granny might have already been drinking a mug of Oolong tea while she is having a great time with her favorite television. British people are also fond of Oolong…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Weight Loss   Jan 29, 2014  
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The Reasons Why People Have to Drink A Cup Of Oolong
Our busy daily activities caused us to really rely on commercially prepared meals. We usually find ourselves consuming those unhealthy stuffs from fast foods. As we may have heard, these food types have lots of low density lipoproteins or "bad cholesterol" that are primarily bad to our health and wellbeing.…
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Cross Stitch Chart
Cross stitch designs are available where the pattern is printed directly on to the fabrics and the cross stitches are worked to cover the printing. These designs are known as stamped cross stitch. The resulting cross stitches tend to be uneven and rather hit and miss, so results can be…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Crafts Supplies   Jan 29, 2014  
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Cross Stitch Charts
The two types of cross stitch - stamped cross stitch and counted cross stitch - are worked differently. Counted cross stitch uses a design that is worked from a chart while the design is printed on the fabric with stamped cross stitch. The specific skill involved with reading the cross…
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Useful Cross Stitch Equipment
There are many useful, but not necessarily essential, pieces of cross stitch equipment that will make your life as a cross stitcher more enjoyable and simpler. Purchasing the best quality tools that you can afford, and treating these tools with great care and respect, means that they should last for…
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How to Cross Stitch
Cross stitches are made up of two stitches worked across intersections of fabric. The quantity of strands sometime varies, depending on the complexity of the stitch. Therefore, it is always worth having a spare piece of fabric on which to try out stitches with a variety of thickness of thread.…
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Using Space - dyed Threads
Wonderful effects can be achieved if space-dyed or variegated threads are used carefully and sparingly. A simple design, for example, an alphabet or name, can be transformed by substituting this type of thread for a single colour. When using variegated thread, where the colour gradually changes from a very pale…
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Discovering How To Cross Stitch
Learning how to cross stitch is not a difficult thing to do. It is very similar to embroidering. Once you understand the basics, you will need the proper equipment, to do your best work. Here is a look at the method, and some of the things that you will need.…
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Metallic Thread Embroidery
Working with metallic threads can sometimes be a little frustrating as they can have a mind of their own. Below you will find some tips and hints to make the whole process trouble free. Working with Metallic Threads and Blending Filaments Metallic threads (or floss) and blending filaments can be…
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