FAQs

What is variegated thread?
How do I stitch on evenweave?
I bought some cheap thread and the colours ran when I washed my stitching. Is there anything I can do?
Should I choose a halogen or daylight bulb? And what about fluorescent daylight?
How is stranded cotton made?
How do I avoid getting in a muddle when unpicking mistakes?
Where do I start stitching a design?
Should I use a hoop for stitching on evenweave?
What is the best way to store my threads?
I use a hoop when I stitch on fabric, but how can I hold perforated paper securely?
How can I limit the number of colours when designing a sampler?
How can I stop my needles from tarnishing?
How do I wash my work?
Is there any specialist equipment needed to stitch on paper?
How many strands should I use?
Can I mix thread brands when stitching?
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