About a month ago I started this cross stitch:
-Stitch-Pattern/12-1083 It looked simple and quick, but I made so many mistakes on that big snowfla ke on the right I ended up having to rip it out three times...the third tim e I ended up ripping the linen so bad I had to THROW THE PROJECT OUT. In ov er 20 years of stitching that has never happened to me!
This experience gave me pause, and I decided to looking into gridding my fa
bric (I've never done it before). It was horrible gridding on linen and I t
hought I was going to go blind. No matter how careful I was I ended up one
hole off, and after five hours of this frustration I gave up.
I think I might just grid the snowflake part and not the entire linen when
I try this piece again. I honestly wonder if gridding takes more time and e
ffort than ripping out mistakes or starting over.
Do you guys grid? Do you do it on linen? I used the below tutorial for lear
ning how to grid, but do you have any other suggestions to make it easier?
- posted 3 years ago