Using a Laying Tool

wooden laying tool

Originally posted 2010-11-13 09:13:40. Republished by Blog Post PromoterA laying tool, no matter your preference, can be one of the most useful tools for needlepoint. With it you can make your stitches perfectly smooth, you can keep ribbons from twisting and really improve the look of your needlepoint. But, for many stitchers, it’s hard to […]

Chenille & Tapestry, Needles that Make a Difference

Tapestry Needle, photo copyright Napa Needlepoint

Pity the folks who embroider on cloth. Most of the time they struggle with sharp needles with small eyes. While the sharp part is necessary for embroidery on fabric, those small eyes can be rough on threads. Often the needles are difficult to thread and more delicate threads can shred at the needle’s eye. For […]