FAQs

Do I need a magnifier as well as a lamp?
Which needle should I use for evenweave?
I'm never happy with my French knots. Is there an alternative?
What is variegated thread?
How do I sew on a bead?
How can I avoid getting knots in my thread?
I want to stitch a design that has areas left unstitched – how do I do this on plastic canvas?
I want to backstitch round a simple floral design, but black seems to look too harsh - what shade should I use?
How many threads should I use on plastic canvas?
What should I do when the fabric I bought in a kit is very heavily creased?
How much should I spend on a pair of scissors?
Can I wash my threads?
How do I keep my stitching neat?
I would like to stitch on evenweave, but find it difficult to count the stitches correctly...
How do I avoid getting in a muddle when unpicking mistakes?
How is stranded cotton made?
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