Overdyed Vineyard Silk from Threadworx – Thread Review

needlepoint ornament stitched with overdyed vineyard silk and filomell silk

Originally posted 2010-06-15 07:49:36. Republished by Blog Post Promoter The semi-solid blue thread in the photo about is Threadworx’ overdyed Vineyard Silk. It is, quite simply, a lovely thread. Vineyard Silk is generally recommended for mesh sizes larger than 18 mesh, but I had no problem at all with it on this 18 canvas. I [...]

Glow-in-the-dark Threads

canvas copyright Sandy Grossman-Morris, photo copyright Napa Needlepoint.

Let’s say you want to do some Halloween stitching.Let’s also say you want to enhance the scare factor by making some parts glow-in-the-dark. What threads can you choose to get this effect? Kreinik makes glow-in-the-dark threads in metallics in several sizes. You’ll know these because the numbers all have “F” after them. Their conductive thread [...]

El Molino Rayon Thread from Presencia

El Molino rayon thread

Today’s guest post comes from Michelle Hufford from Come to the Point, a lovely shop in San Rafael, CA. ************* I have often been asked why I don’t sell DMC products. Simple – you can get them anywhere. I wanted something that wasn’t available in Marin County. While scouting options, I was fortunate enough to [...]