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Re: I should of guessed there was a cross-stitch forum

by JoannaG » Fri Nov 17, 2017 9:39 am

Lulu22 wrote:I am stitching Treasure Hunt Bookshelf regular size and I've been stitching it for 3 years it's a beautiful design, I'll be cheering you on with it :)


3 years! :shock: Ok. Bracing myself! :thinks: still excited though!

What fabric are you using/recommend for it?
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Re: I should of guessed there was a cross-stitch forum

by Lulu22 » Fri Nov 17, 2017 5:13 pm

I usually stitch on 20 count aida but I don't think it matters what you use as long as you are happy with it.

I have to say I stitch other projects alongside Treasure Hunt and I'm not quick, so don't let me put you off!

You will have lots of fun with it. :)
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Re: I should of guessed there was a cross-stitch forum

by rcperryls » Sat Nov 18, 2017 3:57 pm

If you haven't started stitching yet, I would suggest that you test a few options before starting. I started with 25ct evenweave stitching 2 over 1 and once I get into sections with lots of confetti stitches it became impossible to get the needle through the holes. I don't know if this is a problem for those who park their threads, but I am a cross country stitcher and it was awful. I have found that for me, either stitching 1 over 1 on 25 or 28 ct fabric or doing a tent stitch (half crosses basically) 2 over 1 on 28 ct usually works best. If you have stitched other large designs you may already know what works best for you. I've seen beautifully stitched HAEDs and Golden Kites on 18ct Aida fabric. It is up to you. What is most important is that you have fun on this wonderful piece!

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Re: I should of guessed there was a cross-stitch forum

by JoannaG » Sat Nov 18, 2017 8:43 pm

I'm currently working on 18 count aida. Full coverage 11 inch by 14 inch.

I've ordered the frog pile kit which comes with 14 count aida (i think) and will try that on a higher count maybe 20 or 22 count with linen or evenweave.

Once I finish the frog pile (or enough to decide on fabric preferences), I will kit up and start the treasure hunt.
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Re: I should of guessed there was a cross-stitch forum

by JoannaG » Sat Nov 18, 2017 11:01 pm

For those that are interested, I've posted images of my completed projects on a new post

viewtopic.php?f=6&t=30433
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