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cross-point.com – Design of the Month January/February 2017

cross-point’s SPECIAL OFFER 20% Off Retail for January and February 2017 includes all 10 colorways of pattern Anatolia and companion kits as shown on the website. Continue reading

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cross-point SPECIAL ANNIVERSARY OFFER

CELEBRATE 20 YEARS OF CROSS-POINT™ — the fast, fun easy way to stitch — with 20% Off Retail — November 15 to December 15, 2016– I launched cross-point™ 20 years ago – and how the time has flown! What began … Continue reading

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Design of the Month – September/October 2016

DESIGN OF THE MONTH September and October 2016 ALWAYS AT 20% OFF OUR REGULAR RETAIL PRICE CROSS-POINT™ PATTERN GRAPE & COMPANIONS Come celebrate grape harvest time with cross-point™ kits Driving through North Carolina and Virginia recently, I came past a … Continue reading

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Design of the Month – August 2016

Greek Border cross-point kits are available in 6 color choices, each has many possible companions shown on the cross-point.com website. The special Design of the Month offer applies to all. Continue reading

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cross-point.com – Design of the Month May 2016

Design of the Month at 20% Off Retail MAY 2016 – TULIP PATTERNS It is Spring in the northern hemisphere and perhaps nothing symbolizes that wonderful time of the year more than the tulip. While the tulip’s flowering period is … Continue reading

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cross-point.com – Ottoman Rugs in Transylvania

A Brief History of Ottoman Rugs in Transylvania, and Their Influence on cross-point™ Patterns cross-point™ Design of the Month – March 2016 My cross-point™ pattern collection contains several pillow kit designs that are my interpretation of some of the motifs … Continue reading

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cross-point.com – Design of the Month February March 2016

Design of the Month at 20% Off Retail FEBRUARY & MARCH 2016 – KILIM II Kilim II and NEW Kilim II Large Rectangle  This pattern is loosely based on a rug found in the Ottoman rug collection in Transylvanian churches … Continue reading

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cross-point.com – Design of the Month January 2016

Design of the Month at 20% Off Retail JANUARY 2016Pattern: MORVILLE Our MORVILLE pattern has been adapted from a pair of Elizabethan pillows given as gifts, one to the bride, one to the groom. The originals are dated 1601 and … Continue reading

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About working on Jute

Some answers to working cross-point™ on jute On the cross-point™ Technique sheets included in each kit, under preparing the jute fabric, I suggested shaking the jute AFTER the edges have been glued. Not everyone has the opportunity to go outside … Continue reading

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FAQ – Jute fabric

Q: what’s the best way to remove fibers from the jute surface? ONE ANSWER: One of our sample stitchers recently submitted this suggestion and I think it’s so good I need to pass it on. After gluing the edges of … Continue reading

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