February Random Thoughts on Needlepoint

Originally posted 2009-02-27 06:50:05. Republished by Blog Post PromoterHere’s my final batch of needlepoint “Do you Knows”? ~ Start your background stitching at the top and work down to the bottom, your hands will move over the work less that way. ~ Scroll frame or stretchers, fix the canvas to the frame on all four [...]

How Complete Is Your Coverage?

Originally posted 2012-05-22 07:13:04. Republished by Blog Post PromoterIn this incredibly detailed post from Joni Stevenson, she looks at the question of coverage when it comes to stitches such as Cross Stitch. I know for myself that I find stitches with incomplete coverage very frustrating. And I’ve done various things to try to correct this. [...]

Threading the Needle

Originally posted 2010-01-07 07:23:53. Republished by Blog Post PromoterA reader recently asked me: “Are there tips to threading the needle? The thread keeps fraying!” I’ll start with the obvious — are you threading the needle properly? You bring the thread to the needle, not the needle to the thread. That’s the most important thing. Second, [...]