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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CROSS-STITCH

The cross-stitch "tidy" on the back was his mother's handiwork, she had made it when she was fifteen.

Cross-stitch it in a shade darker than the gingham or in white or red.

The stitch used for the samplers was usually the cross-stitch (Fig. 87).

The Commandments, which the wreath enframes, are worked in cross-stitch.

The leaves and cover may be sewed together with a cross-stitch.

It is made with cross-stitch embroidery on burlap, silk, or wool canvas.

She could do plain sewing and overcast, cross-stitch and hem-stitch.

She began to work in cross-stitch upon a wreath of tulips and roses.

In making up flannel, back-stitch and run the seams, and then cross-stitch them open.

I will send you up some pretty silk for the covers, and you might cross-stitch a little motto if you liked.

WORD ORIGIN

1710, from cross (adj.) + stitch (v.). As a verb from 1794.

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