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How do you recreate a picture of Jesus in counted cross stitch?

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The easiest way to recreate a picture of Jesus in counted cross stitch is to purchase a pattern or kit from one of the online embroidery websites, such as 123Stitch.com, The Stitchery or Everything Cross Stitch, and follow the directions. The kits usually include pattern, cloth and embroidery floss.

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To find patterns and kits on 123Stitch.com, users first find the Christian category, and then do a search for "Jesus." Narrow the search by choosing pattern or kit and selecting a designer. Click on individual items to get more information on each piece. Under each item is a link to items with a similar style.

The Stitchery also sells patterns and kits through Stitchery.com. From the home page, users click on All Counted Cross Stitch on the left sidebar, then select Inspirational/Religious. Typing "Jesus" in the upper-right search bar narrows the search.

EverythingCrossStitch.com has a selection sidebar on the left. Selecting Cross Stitch Patterns brings up an extensive category list. Jesus cross stitch patterns are found in nearly all subcategories, so choosing Spiritual brings up all the options.

The Cross Stitch Pattern selection brings up a search page divided into category, theme, manufacturer and product collection. The link to the complete category list leads to the identical list found on the Cross Stitch Patterns option.

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