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How many strands should I use?

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How many strands should I use?
There's no true answer for this questions but I will share with you my preferences and why.  I'm also going to talk about how many strands I use for backstitching and french knots because I use a different number for each task.

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Embroidery Floss Color Palette 3 - Spring Hydrangeas

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Embroidery Floss Color Palette 3 - Spring Hydrangeas

It was very difficult, but I did my best to summon the inspiration that spring would bring if it was here.  Alas, it is the end of May and 50 degrees here in Chicago.  So I closed my eyes and pretended that it was a beautiful 75 degree day and found this gem of a color palette! I found this gorgeous color palette on Design Seeds, an amazing website that everyone should visit when looking for inspiration!

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Embroidery Floss Color Palette 2 - Moody Florals

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Embroidery Floss Color Palette 2 - Moody Florals
Get inspired by this floral inspired color palette!

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Embroidery Floss Color Palette 1

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Embroidery Floss Color Palette 1
Get inspired by this new embroidery floss color palette!

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The Beginner's Cross Stitch Checklist

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The Beginner's Cross Stitch Checklist

Have you been wanting to start this amazing hobby that is cross stitch, but you have no idea where to start?  Well lucky for you, I created this checklist to help you check off all these must have items for you to begin your cross stitch journey.

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