have those treasured photographs of family members, holidays, family pet or vehicle converted to a cross stitch chart.
Just email me your photo as a jpeg and in a few days, on completion of your chart, you will be able to begin stitching right
away. (this usually takes 3 - 10 days depending on the complexity of the conversion involved)
Your purchase will
consist of the following items:
- an easy to read black and white chart
- a coloured picture simulating the finished cross stitch
- instructions for stitching: from beginner to enthusiast
- a key for your chart which includes colour, catalogue number,
- notes and material type
- design size
- a plan showing how the chart pages fit together.
plus a copy of
the completed chart in pdf emailed to you.
All printed on quality A4 paper and packaged in a protective sleeve.
Your cross-stitch chart will be
- Designed on 18count Aida,
- Finished size approximately 10inch x 12inch
- Using up to 40 colours of DMC thread.
Remember the smaller the stitch and
more colours give better detail. Backstitch is not used as the fine
stitch gives the detail.
If you prefer a different brand of
cotton let me know.You have a choice of 35 thread types and brands so
let me know if you prefer other than DMC thread. I
recommend you use your favorite brand of cloth.
completion of the conversion I will mail your chart complete with a
simulated picture of your cross stitch as it would appear as a finished
If you need more information ask the seller a question.
FOR BEST RESULTS
Use only clear sharp pictures with a plain background, Any image you plan to use should be saved at approximately 300-dpi or better at 100% output size for
the very best printing results, this will improve the quality of your photo which will directly reflect the quality of the finished design.
Conversions can be done from photos,
slides or transparencies, or email a jpeg as an attachment. However we
can not accept responsibility for photos lost or
damaged in the mail.
Colour or black & white photographs
Not too busy or cluttered, bold colours & plain background.
If requested I can remove background and/or merge photographs.
Good contrast, plenty of light and dark areas
Remember some of the colours you will
be using may not be evident in the photo. This is because you are
painting with thread, thus giving the illusion of a painting
Charts for needlepoint, rug hooking, beading and knitting are also available.
PLEASE NOTE: If
you chose to mail a photo to me then I would advise using a copy, NOT
the original, as responsibility can not be accepted for loss or
damage. The safest way is to email your picture to me.
Material Type: Aida
Sewing count: in inches and mm
Design Size: Length x Height in stitches
Sewn Design Size: in inches and mm
Stitch Style: Cross-stitch using number of strands