FAQs

Where do I start stitching a design?
How do I avoid getting in a muddle when unpicking mistakes?
I use a hoop when I stitch on fabric, but how can I hold perforated paper securely?
How can I thread my needle more easily?
How do I wash my work?
What is variegated thread?
How can I limit the number of colours when designing a sampler?
What size should I cut my fabric?
Why don't my stitches seem to cover the fabric adequately?
How do I stitch on evenweave?
What can I use plastic canvas for?
I would like to stitch on evenweave, but find it difficult to count the stitches correctly...
Do I need a magnifier as well as a lamp?
How many threads should I use on plastic canvas?
How do I stop my French knots ending up on the back of the fabric?
How do I cut out the design when I've stitched it?
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