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CherylFay is the Cross Stitch Contributor on Squidoo

cherylIntroducing CherylFay! She’s our “Cross Stitch” Contributor on Squidoo.

Tell us a little bit about your niche topic.

My niche topic is about cross stitching. It is a needlepoint stitch that crosses over each other that looks like an X. Each stitch is done uniform one way with the cross over stitch in the same direction. Patterns can be made by scratch where you count out all the stitches of the pattern or done on a stamped background. It is an easy stitch and patterns can be easy to intricate. If you don’t know how to cross stitch I hope I can help you learn. I will be giving tips on stitching and sharing patterns. I’m excited to be the Cross Stitch Contributor!

Tell us about the moment you fell in love with your topic. Was it an immediate thing or did it happen over time?

It was love at first sight with cross stitching. As soon as I saw it I knew I had to learn it. I was so taken with how easy it was. There were so many patterns to choose from that I was in heaven. My first cross stitch was of a Sew in Love precious moments pattern. The little girl is sewing a heart patch on the butt of the boy’s pants. From that time on I cross stitched to my heart’s content. I love to see the patterns come to life with each stitch.

Who had the most influence in your life?

I was greatly influence by a crafter friend who introduced me to the world of cross stitching. Our time together was special. We’d sit, talk and cross stitch. She showed me the ropes and to this day I am grateful for the friendship and time spent cross stitching together.

When she’s not here at Squidoo, or cross-stitching, you can find CheryFay at Cross Stitch With CherylFay on Facebook or at Cross Stitch Lover on Pinterest.

Robin Svedi aka rms is a Community Organizer and member of the Creative Team at Squidoo.com where her daily mission is to help lensmasters build better and more successful lenses about the things they know and love.

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/nancycarol nancycarol

    Great interview, and I love Cheryl’s comment about cross stitching with a friend. It’s always fun to share crafts with someone. I used to crochet years ago with my best friend, but we live several states apart now. I still remember the fun. Congratulations Cheryl!

    • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/CherylFay CherylFay

      Thank You Nancy!

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/kinworm kinworm

    Cross stitch is a cute craft and I can think of no better person to represent it. Congratulations Cheryl :)

    • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/CherylFay CherylFay

      Thanks Kinworm! :)

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/ruthi Ruthi aka abitosunshine

    Great to see you officially introduced as the Cross Stitch Contributor, CherylFay!

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/Brite-Ideas Brite-Ideas

    Congratulations Cheryl, enjoyed your interview!

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/grammieo grammieo

    You are so talented and maybe, just maybe, I will learn how to do this right from you! Great Interview and I’m glad you are the CrossStitch Contributor……looking forward to all the lessons.

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/Merrci Merrci

    From the designs you’ve shown us, it does look like fun. Enjoyed your interview! Great niche!

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/Sylvestermouse Sylvestermouse

    Cross stitch is a beautiful and easy embroidery stitch. I love to cross stitch. I find it very relaxing and rewarding. I already know CherylFay is the perfect Cross Stitch Contributor for Squidoo.

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/aswahayah aswahayah

    congratulations !

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/alaa55555 alaa55555

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