Friday, December 2, 2016

Cross Stitch Terms and Abbreviations

Can you add anything to the list?

Frog- when you have to rip out stitches you have done in error, because the sound of it is "rippit! rippit~"
UFO- unfinished object
WIP- work in progress
BAP- big a**ed project (those huge projects that take a long time to complete even when you are totally on it!)
FO- finished object (the stitching is done)
FFO- fully finished object (meaning it is framed or finished into an ornament, pinkeep, etc.)
YOW- year of WIP's (you are focusing on your wips for a year)
Floss Tube- videos on Youtube of cross stitchers sharing their work
SFS-stitch from stash, there is also a Facebook group by this name
SAL-stitch along (people working on the same design and sharing their progress with one another)
Stitch MAYnia- starting 15 new projects the first 15 days of May-there is also a Facebook group by this name.
SABLE- stash acquired beyond life expectancy!
Bobbinate- winding floss on cardboard bobbins


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