Embellished cross stitch means the picture is printed in colour on the fabric and you are just embellishing it. In other words, you are decorating an existing picture.
Does stamped cross stitch wash out?
When you buy a project with the design already stamped in place it is usually a permanent state of affairs. The transfer is not likely to wash out. It is therefore important to cover all traces of the pattern with stitches so that it does not show in the finished piece.
Is cross stitch easier than needlepoint?
Is cross-stitch easier than needlepoint? The difference between cross-stitch and needlepoint is almost unnoticeable. It is because both are hand embroidery methods that use the same kind of charts. When it comes to the level of difficulty, needlepoint is more difficult.
Does it matter which way you cross stitch?
Your cross stitch may face either direction but the one essential rule is that all the top stitches should face the same direction to produce the neatest result.