Understanding Kreinik Labels

Kreinik holographic thread

Kreinik makes many kinds of metallic threads. They come in a wide variety of weights and colors. Happily for us, their labeling is standard as is their packaging. All Kreinik metallics come on black spools. Thicker threads come on this spool, which has an end with a slot for holding the thread end. Thinner threads […]

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

copyright Needle n'Thread

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 […]