Talking Metallics

Originally posted 2012-06-07 06:55:01. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Many people find stitching with metallic threads to be frustrating. The first step is to understand them Then I’ll add some tips to try when these threads become frustrating. There are three basic constructions used to make metallic threads. The first is chainette. It is like […]

Kreinik’s Hot Wire

cala lily needlepoint from juliemar using kreink hotwire

Originally posted 2012-06-05 07:01:19. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Kreinik created Hot Wire, the wired version of their #16 braid to allow stitchers to create 3-D elements easily. In an interview on the company’s blog, Patricia Dee, the owner of JulieMar & Friends, talks about how she used HotWire in her Calla Lily canvas pictured […]