FAQs

Which needle should I use for evenweave?
How is stranded cotton made?
I would like to stitch on evenweave, but find it difficult to count the stitches correctly...
Can I wash my threads?
What can I use plastic canvas for?
I use a hoop when I stitch on fabric, but how can I hold perforated paper securely?
What is the best way to store my threads?
Do I need a magnifier as well as a lamp?
What is conservation framing?
What should I do when the fabric I bought in a kit is very heavily creased?
Can I mix thread brands when stitching?
I bought some cheap thread and the colours ran when I washed my stitching. Is there anything I can do?
Do I need both embroidery and needlecraft scissors?
Should I use a hoop for stitching on evenweave?
How can I be sure the backstitch detail I'm stitching on a design won't pucker my fabric?
I want to backstitch round a simple floral design, but black seems to look too harsh - what shade should I use?
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