Portable Cross Stitch Storage

It’s no secret that my favorite craft is cross stitching, which means I am constantly pulling out my supplies and putting them away. When I first started out, I kept all of my supplies in a sewing kit. Then it grew to a new home in a basket. But suddenly I had a mass of thread holders and fabric that was crowding my projects in the basket.
The idea for what I affectionately call my Cross Stitch Closet came from necessity. I moved into a temporary living situation where 90% of my belongings were going into storage so craft supplies needed to be selected carefully and stored efficiently.
It all started with a piece of luggage.

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Easy, Beautiful Embroidery Decor with Wood Board and Yarn

I happened upon this project while cruising aisles I didn’t need to be in at Target. Don’t judge – you know you’ve been guilty of it too. Recently, Target has really amped up their crafting game and I absolutely adore the products they carry. Clean, beautiful and modern. Of course, I had to pick up some products and give them a shot.

This is a quick and easy project to do for yourself or as a gift for someone else. All you need are three items and you’re ready to design a personalized piece of home decor.

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Pegboard Cross Stitch Artwork with Ribbon

Sometime last year, I came across a pin that featured artwork made of cross stitching with yarn on a pegboard.  I loved the look of it, but as an avid cross stitcher, I disliked how sparse they appeared.  The yarn left quite a bit of white space showing through.  After some brainstorming, I decided to give ribbon a try.
I had two cuts of pegboard sitting around.  Once upon a time ago, I had dreamed of using them to organize my crafts.  That never came to fruition, so now I had two cuts of 2.5′ x 3′ cuts of pegboards just begging for new life.

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