Has this ever happened to you? You are happily stitching with a metallic thread. As you stitch, the tail starts to fray. If the needle slips off, you must cut the thread shorter and shorter to fix it.
Frustrating isn’t it?
In this fantastic guest post on Mr. X-Stitch, Kreinik Girl shows us what this looks like and she tells us why it happens with some threads but not others. Best of all, she gives us some great ideas of what to do.
I wish I’d read this a week ago, when I picked a different color of metallic because I didn’t want to deal with fraying.