• Hand Embroidery

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The Floss Box is a dedicated to helping people learn and experience creative hand embroidery and cross stitch. More than ever we need time to slow down, to work our hands, and feel the reward of accomplishment.  Needlework brings joy to our lives and is a great way to connect with other people.


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Welcome to The Floss Box

Hi, all! Thanks for stopping by. I’ve nearly completed the updates to this site. There are still a few things to fix, most notably the feature pictures on the blog posts and sort them into categories. I just imported them all from my old blogger blog and it’s nice they all made it over here …

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Small Bees Embroidery Tutorial

Small Bees Embroidery Tutorial

I love to make bees! They are easy and fun, and I add them to many of my projects.  There are really only a few steps so this tutorial is simple and straightforward. First step is the body. I make two straight stitches in the same place. I use 3 strands of 310. It’s hard …

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Catching up

Catching up

I’m back from my summer away and getting back in the rhythm and catching up with everything.  I spent several weeks in beautiful Utah taking in the mountain scenery. So inspiring! Some exciting news too! I have a deal to write an embroidery book!! But — it will be in French!! I cannot read a …

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