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You can easily use beading with a cross stitch pattern by either adding beading to a section of the pattern or beading the entire pattern. The beading is added during the cross stitching process with regular embroidery f... More »

To follow a cross-stitch pattern, read the chart and color key to understand the symbols listed on the chart and find the corresponding symbols on the grid. It is also important to follow arrows, as these point out desig... More »

As of 2015, some places to find free cross-stitch patterns include FaveCrafts.com and DMC-USA.com. Neither of these websites require sewers to register or give personal information before using patterns. More »

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You can design your own cross stitch patterns manually or with the help of computer software. Some software, such as Pattern Creator, provides you with a color chart of thread that includes the brand and color number. More »