Choosing a hoop for your cross stitch project can be confusing. There are so many options! And if you end up with multiple works in progress (spoiler alert: you will!) then it's a pretty safe bet that you'll also want to try the different kinds of hoops that you see hanging in the store or … Continue reading One hoop to rule them all?
Newspaper photo of LeeWards craft store When I first learned to cross stitch as a kid I went with my mom and dad to various local craft stores on the weekends. Some of them, like LeeWards, aren't around anymore, but I remember them so clearly. The LeeWards that we shopped at was actually in a … Continue reading Grime guards and needle minders, oh my!