Embroidery of large paintings with a cross - perhaps notthe most simple occupation. It requires a lot of attention, concentration and willingness to pay its own time. For such embroidery it is better not to begin beginner needlewomen. It is suitable for experienced craftsmen. After all, having lost several times, just simply the interest and the desire to further master this direction can simply disappear. Therefore, it is better to start small and gradually learn. Everything has its time. Any large picture, embroidered with a cross, will be a wonderful addition to the interior of your house and a wonderful gift to family and friends. Such a gift is expensive not only because it is made by ones own hands, but also because all things handmade are really not small. It should be noted that now needlework is at the peak of fashion in all its manifestations, for example, sewing, knitting, embroidery and other kinds. Each of these activities has many advantages, but the most valuable in the material sense is embroidery. The creative process itself is very interesting, albeit laborious, laborious. In large paintings, as a rule, a large color scale is used, which should be carefully selected and monitored so as not to get lost during work. Of course, you need to embark on large-size embroideries after you are fully confident in your abilities. Embroidery is quite a painstaking task. Also, it takes quite a lot of time, so you will not see the result as soon as you might like. But, believe me, it's worth it. Before you start, you should be sure thatyou have everything you need. This canvas, thread floss or other threads (apply woolen or silk), a needle and a pattern with which you will embroider. From the size of absolutely nothing depends. In large circuits, in principle, there is nothing complicated, just like in small ones. Nevertheless, I recommend that you first familiarize yourself with the scheme in order to clearly understand and evaluate your strengths. You can buy everything you need separately or buy a ready-made set for embroidery. This will greatly simplify your task. Considering the fact that we are talking about large-size canvases, ready-made works are more beautiful and harmonious in terms of color. After all, not every needlewoman is able to correctly select the color range. In the event that you decide to find the wholematerial, then you need to correctly calculate the size of the fabric. You do not need to count, but with a small margin, so that in the future you can easily decorate the canvas. It is advisable to retreat not less than 10 cm. Also, it is very important that the edges of the canvas be processed. The simplest and fastest option is with glue. It is enough to glue the edges of the canvas and they will not rastrepyvatsya and crumble. After the fabric has been processed, allow it to dry. Now it's time to think about the threads. It is best to take a mulina. These yarns are designed specifically for embroidery. Mouline has many advantages. They have a huge color range, do not burn out and do not lose their former appearance after washing. As for the needle, it's better to take a special one. It is thick and with a blunt end, which, in turn, will protect you from injury. Although it is possible and the use of conventional sewing needles. In order to easily embroider a big picture, you need not forget about some simple rules. The wrong side should be as beautiful and neat as the face. You can not knit knots for this. To fix the thread, it's enough to stretch it under the already made stitches. Only after this you can cut the tip. Following these simple tips, you can create beautiful pictures that will decorate your home. In the photos below you can see examples of such embroidered canvases.