Cross Stitch Carpentry

The aim of this lesson is to learn the embroidery technique known as Cross Stitch!

We will explore cross stitching as a hobby for programmers and data scientists, bringing mindfulness into our everyday life and boosting mental health.


To get more background before you begin, please see the motivation


Setup Download files required for the lesson
00:00 1. Prerequisites What equipment do we need to begin cross stitching?
00:15 2. Getting Started How to find the middle of the fabric?
How to use emroidery hoop?
How to prepare embroidery thread for use?
00:35 3. How to Cross Stitch How to start stitching?
How do we make the cross stitch?
How can we make our stitching look neat?
01:05 4. Finishing Off How to secure the of end of the thread?
01:21 Finish

The actual schedule may vary slightly depending on the topics and exercises chosen by the instructor.