FAQs

What is the best way to store my threads?
I want to backstitch round a simple floral design, but black seems to look too harsh - what shade should I use?
I would like to stitch on evenweave, but find it difficult to count the stitches correctly...
Where do I start stitching a design?
How can I limit the number of colours when designing a sampler?
How many strands of thread should I use on perforated paper?
Do I need a magnifier as well as a lamp?
How many threads should I use on plastic canvas?
Can I hang my stitching in the bathroom?
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?
What size should I cut my fabric?
I want to stitch a design that has areas left unstitched – how do I do this on plastic canvas?
How do I cut out the design when I've stitched it?
How do I start and finish off the thread?
How do I wash my work?
Is there any specialist equipment needed to stitch on paper?
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