• Hand Embroidery

Welcome to The Floss Box!

So glad you stopped by!


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.


Pick up your needles and get stitching!  Let’s have some fun creating.


Be sure to stop by the store, check the tutorials and visit the gallery!

The world is but a canvas to the imagination.

-Henry David Thoreau

Recent Patterns

Cross Stitch Patterns

Biscornu Patterns

Embroidery Patterns


State Maps

Embroidery Kits


Summer Stitch School 2019

Summer Stitch School returns! There will be 8 lessons for the next 8 weeks. I’m aiming for Mondays as lesson days. I’ll do my best not to drift to Tuesdays. Each will feature a different stitch. These will be new stitches that I haven’t written about in previous schools and tutorials or my embroidery books …

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Painting and embroidery

Both are my great creative loves. I’ve had periods where I burn for one of them, and I’ve had long periods of rest from them too. These are often caused by some block, a limitation that creates a can’t-do mentality. I hope you aren’t afflicted by this, but if you are there is a way …

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