FAQs

How do I keep my stitching neat?
How many strands of thread should I use on perforated paper?
How can I limit the number of colours when designing a sampler?
How is stranded cotton made?
Can I mix thread brands when stitching?
What can I use plastic canvas for?
What size needle do I need for cross stitch?
What lamp do I need if I already have a tapestry frame?
Should I use a hoop for stitching on evenweave?
Do I need both embroidery and needlecraft scissors?
My threads always seem to catch on the ragged edges of the canvas – what can I do to stop this happening?
Can I hang my stitching in the bathroom?
I use a hoop when I stitch on fabric, but how can I hold perforated paper securely?
What needle do I use for beadwork?
Can I wash my threads?
How do I wash my work?
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