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 +id="​mod_22297444">​Where to begin
 +You've been looking at you kitchen or bathroom thinking that it needs that extra something to dress it up. You haven'​t been able to put you finger on it but you know it's missing something. What would be better than a new kitchen towel or bathroom towel set personally stitched by you?
  
 +If you stitch it you can hand pick your pattern rather than have to settle for a towel off the shelf. Now that you're thinking in that directions you have to ask yourself, "Where do I begin to find what I need?"​. Well,  리니지프리서버구축 that's why I'm here.
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 +In this hub I will tell you where to find a pattern and where to find the supplies you need to create your one of a kind towel set. Good news, you won't even have to leave your house. How great is that?
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 +A few beautiful border designs | Source Free Patterns Online
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 +Tipnut
 +This site has a collection of adorable patterns from the 1940s for kitchen towels. You download them and stitch to your heart'​s content.
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 +Free Patterns
 +Here you will find patterns perfect for  [[https://​www.freeserver10.org|리니지프리서버주소]] the bath towel.
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 +Crossstitch
 +This site offers 6 different cross stitch patterns for towels, including one for a cute baby towel.
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 +Free Patterns Online
 +Here you can find several free border patterns prefect for  [[https://​www.freeserver10.org|리니지프리서버]]추천 the beginner.
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 +Knitting Fever
 +Believe it or not this site has a cross stitch pattern you can download. It's a beautiful little design for a bath towel.
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 +Love To Know Crafts
 +Offered here are free patterns plus directions on how to make your own patterns.
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 +Nancy Hearne, Designs
 +This designer has several patterns that are well worth the look.
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 +Kreinik
 +There are some very pretty Christmas holiday towel border patterns available on this site.
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 +This is a good sample of stitchable towels. | Source Online sites for supplies
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 +Stitch On It Direct
 +This site has a nice select of both kitchen and  리니지프리서버주소 both towels that are ready for you to stitch your own pattern.
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 +Joann'​s Fabrics
 +Joann'​s has one of the largest most complete selections of stitchable towels available. They range from fingertip to bath size. You will also find any supply you need to complete your own handmade towel.
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 +The Art of Stitch
 +On this site you will find a selection of gingham checked towels in various colors with a 4" x 4" stitchable inset. It's the perfect size for your favorite design.
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 +Accents Inc
 +Here they not only have the stitchable towels but the supplies and patterns that are sure to please.
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 +ABC Stitch Therapy
 +There are several stitchable towels offered here. The selection of books containing patterns for stitchable towels is one of the best I've seen.t
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 +This is a terrific chart to determine how many strands of embroidery floss to use for your pattern. | Source Now that you have your pattern what do you do?
 +Understanding Charts
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 +Each square on the chart represents a stitch. Unless the chart states otherwise this stitch will be a cross stitch.
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 +Any blank spots is just that-an indication of a blank space. You do not stitch in that spot.
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 +Any straight lines indicate a backstitch.
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 +Threads
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 +I have included a chart to help you decide how many threads to use to stitch your patterns.
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 +Stitchable towels typically use 14 count aida cloth in their insets. For this you will use 2 or 3 strands. For those who like a thicker looking stitch 3 strands would be a better choice.
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 +There are different types of thread or floss that can be used.
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 +cotton - the most popular choice.
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 +perle' cotton - used for a pearl effect.
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 +rayon - for a soft shiny effect.
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 +metallic - usually used to accent.
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 +variegated - for a gradual change in color.
 +Needles
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 +Since stitchable towels use 14 count aida you should use a #22 needle.
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 +If you come across a stitchable twoel that uses 16 or 18 count aida you would generally use a #24 or #26 needle.
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 +This is the basic cross stitch stitch. | Source
 +my free counted cross stitch patterns
 +Links to dozens of free cross stitch patterns, many based on vintage advertising images, especially fruit crate label designs.
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 +Free Bargello Cross Stitch Valentine'​s Heart Pattern
 +A free cross stitch pattern of a Valentine'​s heart in a bautiful bargello pattern. Includes a short description and history of bargello.
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 +Cross Stitch History
 +It is very difficult to pinpoint an exact date of discovery of the cross stitch. Historical records tell us that in prehistoric,​ cavemen already used this point to attach the skins of animals. Hunted animals were completely used, in addition to...
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 +Crafts & Handiwork - Ribbon Embroidery, Counted Cros...
 +crafts and handiwork; ribbon embroidery; stumpwork; counted cross-stitch;​ My daughter-in-law keeps telling me that this is such an easy form of embroidery that I should give it a try...and I must admit, the basic stitches are quite simple. Mastery of
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