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Cross stitchers; help needed please!

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FloydieDoydie Sat 06-Oct-12 00:12:21

I need to fins somewhere I can buy small square/round and/or heartshaped doilies for cross stitching... Something like these, but from a uk online store:

I bought a kit from the US a few years ago and it had these in, I recently put one in a frame and friends are asking me to make them for them - i just can't seem to find them (although as cross stitch isn't my main craft, maybe I'm just not finding the right stores! grin

SoupDragon Sat 06-Oct-12 07:47:29

I found these and there seem to be similar ones made by Anchor.

I just love a good google challenge. They don't have the decorative border the one in your link had though. they have holes round the edge to add a crochet border if you can do that.

itsstillgood Sat 06-Oct-12 12:41:21

Ordinary fabric and waste canvas? Or the soluble stuff whose name escapes me...
I can only find the ones without a border.

FloydieDoydie Sat 06-Oct-12 16:04:23

Thanks for the link Soup but unfortunately those are for crocheting on to.

I need aida fabric in the middle, with a decorative crochet-y border.confused

I can find loads of aida, but none with this sort finished edge in nice small shapes. I can't even find stocks of them from a US store as a last resort!

SoupDragon Sat 06-Oct-12 16:16:26

Hmm... I thought the edges were for crocheting and the centre was an aida type fabric.

SoupDragon Sat 06-Oct-12 16:19:01

The centres are something called "evenweave"... isn't that similar? You could sew a bought border on if you can't crochet.

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