Types of DMC Thread

Originally posted 2011-04-16 07:19:35. Republished by Blog Post PromoterRecently there was a great post on DMC’s blog about their different types of thread. It describes, all in one place, their many types of thread for embroidery, and how many colors are available in each. There are also links to the index page for each thread. […]

Happy Yarn Day to You!

Originally posted 2012-10-12 07:02:03. Republished by Blog Post PromoterLast week we had Plaidurday and, I’m told, today has been proclaimed “I Love Yarn Day” by the folks at the Craft Yarn Council. Although primarily aimed at knitters and crocheters, why don’t you shake up their world by showing them just how creative needlepoint can be? […]

Detailed Comparisons of Threads

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Although Mary Corbet’s blog Needle n’Thread specializes in hand embroidery, there’s lots of useful information there. In a recent post she created a round-up of 2014’s thread comparisons. She promises to do more this year! Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2015Some Rights ReservedOriginal content here is published under these license terms: X License Type:Non-commercial, Attribution, no Derivative workLicense Summary:You may copy this […]

Deciphering Thread Tags

Originally posted 2005-07-15 08:34:06. Republished by Blog Post PromoterDon’t throw out those thread tags! You may not think so but there is lots of information there. And if you run out of thread, or want do use it again, you’ll be glad you have that information. The information which may, or may not be included […]

Finding the Nap of Thread

Originally posted 2011-06-17 07:36:57. Republished by Blog Post PromoterFrom time to time there is a discussion on various needlepoint lists about nap and whether threads have it or not. And whether it makes a difference. Trish Burr has written a blog post on an easy way to find the nap. It can be summed up […]