FAQs

How many strands of thread should I use on perforated paper?
Should I choose a halogen or daylight bulb? And what about fluorescent daylight?
Should I use a hoop for stitching on evenweave?
Can my scissors be cleaned and sharpened?
Where do I start stitching a design?
Is it better to complete each cross individually or to work them in rows?
I'm never happy with my French knots. Is there an alternative?
How can I limit the number of colours when designing a sampler?
How do I wash my work?
I bought some cheap thread and the colours ran when I washed my stitching. Is there anything I can do?
Why don't my stitches seem to cover the fabric adequately?
How can I avoid my stitching pressing against the glass?
I use a hoop when I stitch on fabric, but how can I hold perforated paper securely?
Which needle should I use for evenweave?
What size of scissors should I buy?
What can I use plastic canvas for?
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