Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


There are also holdalls and needle cases in embroidery and cross stitch.

In working in cross stitch, it is best to do so on the slant, working from right to left across the canvas, and then back again.

This is more needful, as you cannot, as in cross stitch, finish one shade before commencing another.

You may work leaves, either in cross stitch or in gobelin stitch, as taste or fancy may direct.

Be careful to avoid taking odd threads, if you work the pattern in cross stitch.

It is done in cross stitch on canvas with different color silks.

Excepting the cross stitch, these are all variations of the plain and button hole stitches.

Divide the top of unhemmed edge of the garment in halves and mark with a cross stitch, notch or pin.

The border is four inches wide, and is worked in cross stitch with similar worsted.

It is hardly possible to copy a natural spray of flowers in cross stitch and keep it very naturalistic.