Cross-stitch is a craft that originated in Europe and has a long history. In the fourth century AD, cross-stitch spread from Turkey through Italy in Europe. It was first popular in the court and later introduced to the private sector. It is widely popular in Europe, the United States, and Asia. The earliest cross stitch was embroidered on the fabric of animal fur with silk thread drawn from silkworm cocoons. This cross stitch is used in many countries to decorate clothes and furniture. Due to the different cultures of different countries, as time goes by They have formed their own styles, whether it is embroidery thread, fabric color or material, they are all ingenious. Cross-stitch was once the favorite of European women in the 1920s and 1930s. Nowadays it is once again attracting attention and is loved by the public because it is an easy-to-learn craft and is loved by people of all ages.
Cross-stitch is commonly referred to as “picking flowers” or “pick-up embroidery” in folk custom. It is a special embroidered cloth, which uses the grid formed by the interweaving of warp and weft, and crosses the lines of different colors in a crisscross manner. On the grid, embroidered various vivid patterns according to the pattern. The embroidering method of cross stitch is very simple and can be learned in just a few minutes. With a little time and patience, you can complete a cross-stitch work that makes you feel a sense of accomplishment.