Cross stitch is a craftsmanship that has a long history. In the 14th century, cross stitch spreads to Italy via Turkey from China and then spread in Europe. Initially the cross stitch was popular in the court and brought to people. It is easy to learn and has become favorite of people in different ages.
The first cross stitch is embroidered on the fabric that made of animal fur and use silk taken out from cocoons. In many countries, cross stitch is used to decorate clothing and furniture. As cultures are different in different countries, cross stitches have formed their own style no matter embroidery, fabric colors or material and patterns.
There are many benefit of DIY cross stitch. It is easy to learn and easy to buy the materials. You can choose the patterns and sizes you like in the shops. DIY cross stitch can relieve pressure in life and work. When you are falling into the cross stitch, you will forget the vexation in work and life insensibly. Usually, it will take a long time to finish a work so it can develop your patience and attention. You will feel satisfied with your work at the end.
Cross stitch is also nice present for your choice because a handmade present is more meaningful. The precious gift can also become nice wall art decor at home. Pictures may get old or fade and we have to throw away. You can wash the cross stitch and it will be new and can last for a long time. Also, it is suitable for your children to develop their manipulative abilities. Why not buy some and enjoy the time?