Reflecting I can’t believe we are here. With everything that has gone on this semester, it feels like it went by so quickly! It seems like yesterday that I was sitting down to write “An Itch to (Cross) Stitch.” I am so thankful to have had the opportunity to learn a new skill online and
As you all likely know, there is currently a world pandemic happening. Earlier this week I received word that classes would be shifting to online courses for the remainder of the semester. Following that I received word that my pre-internship would not be continuing due to the cancellation of school. Because of this strange situation,
If you have been keeping up with my blog, you will know that a couple weeks ago I posted an update on one of my cross stitches via TikTok. As I continued that pattern, I realized that there was backstitching involved. This pattern became very frustrating for me as I did not know how to
While trying to decide on patterns for my learning project, I was thinking about things I like and am interested in that I would like to have displayed in my home or my future classroom. This week I settled on succulents. My plan for this project is to create a cross stitch that I can
This week I decided to explore TikTok. I have been wondering what the hype is all about, so I decided to check it out. Overall, I found the experience to be very interesting. After exploring the app, I realized that TikTok has created its own culture. Similar to meme culture, TikTok has its own set
This week I focused on cross stitching a simple sailboat pattern. I learned two things while working on my project this week: Cross stitch is very time consuming… and I mean VERY time consuming. Those squares are very tiny and it takes a lot of them to create a finished pattern, even a small one.
Well everyone, I finally learned how to cross stitch! With a little help from Phil’s Next Kick and Corrie Berry I learned the basic stitch. If you are looking for a beginner video that will assist you in learning this skill, I highly recommend these two videos. I started out by practicing the stitch on
For my learning project, I will be learning how to cross-stitch! I have always admired cross-stitch artwork and after I commented on a pattern my boyfriend’s mom was working on, she gave me a kit for Christmas! Although I have tried similar tasks in the past and been unsuccessful (Don’t even get me started on