FAQs

What points should I be looking for?
Can my scissors be cleaned and sharpened?
Why don't my stitches seem to cover the fabric adequately?
I use a hoop when I stitch on fabric, but how can I hold perforated paper securely?
What size should I cut my fabric?
How do I keep my stitching neat?
How much do I need to spend on a lamp?
I want to backstitch round a simple floral design, but black seems to look too harsh - what shade should I use?
Can I hang my stitching in the bathroom?
How can I limit the number of colours when designing a sampler?
Do I need both embroidery and needlecraft scissors?
How can I avoid getting knots in my thread?
How many strands should I use?
How can I make my French knots look bigger?
How do I start and finish off the thread?
How many threads should I use on plastic canvas?
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