The ABC's of Cross StitchMore Like This
The ABC's of Cross Stitch
A: Aida, evenweave and linen are the most common types of fabric used for cross stitch. Aida cloth is woven with the threads grouped into definite blocks, forming a pattern of "squares" and "holes"; stitches are formed over the blocks by passing the needle through the holes. Evenweave refers to fabric where threads are woven singly - the "even" part of the term refers to the fact that the number warp and weft (horizontal and vertical) threads is the same - no skipping over threads to form a "design" in the fabric. Evenweave threads can have some small variation of thickness, though it is not as extreme as linen, in which "slubs" (varying thickness across a single thread) are characteristic of the weave. Cross stitch can also be done on silk gauze, perforated paper or plastic, or on "regular" fabric with the use of waste canvas.
B: Breaks are important! Be sure to sit up and stretch, an
You want to make a Flash Dress Up Game?But you're not entirely familiar with Flash? WELL FEAR NOT! Deviantart supplies A VAST AMOUNT OF TUTORIALS from people who know and have some fair amount of understanding of what to do.More Like This
So I'll help you get started by supplying some information and also recommending a couple very nice and informative tutorials about Flash. Plus don't be discouraged if you suck at drawing in Flash, I provided a fair amount of information for an alternative solution at the end!
What you need:
- Flash* (any kind of Flash where you can write Action Script 2.0... NOT Action Script 3.0, these tutorials cover AS 2.0. Flash is not a free program (legally). You can obtain Flash at Adobe.com.)
*If you're wondering what kind of Flash I use, I'll tell you. I use a super old school Flash that does the job juuust fine. It's called Macromedia Flash MX, also known as "Flash 6.0 r25" Yuuuup, really old. I've had it since junior year in high school (approx. 5 years). I have Flash Pro