Hints and tips page 15 what glue should i use? click on any of the thumbnails below for a more detailed photo. 2 introduction the following information is a collection of articles written by the glen-l staff. our hope is that you find this information invaluable as you seek to. You can calculate your floss usage by working a one inch square area in the desired stitch (cross-stitch, etc.) before stitching, measure the length of your floss.