FAQs

How many strands should I use?
I would like to stitch on evenweave, but find it difficult to count the stitches correctly...
I've finished a design, only to realise there's not enough border left for the frame I wanted to put it in, what should I do?
I'm never happy with my French knots. Is there an alternative?
How can I stop my needles from tarnishing?
What size needle do I need for cross stitch?
Is it better to complete each cross individually or to work them in rows?
How much should I spend on a pair of scissors?
Do I need a magnifier as well as a lamp?
How do I cut out the design when I've stitched it?
Is there any specialist equipment needed to stitch on paper?
What points should I be looking for?
How do I keep my stitching neat?
Where do I start stitching a design?
How many strands of thread should I use on perforated paper?
What needle do I use for beadwork?
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