I want to backstitch round a simple floral design, but black seems to look too harsh - what shade should I use?
Why do my threads twist as I stitch?
My threads always seem to catch on the ragged edges of the canvas – what can I do to stop this happening?
How do I choose a mount for my design?
What is conservation framing?
How do I sew on a bead?
I've finished a design, only to realise there's not enough border left for the frame I wanted to put it in, what should I do?
How can I make my French knots look bigger?
How do I keep my stitching neat?
Should I choose a halogen or daylight bulb? And what about fluorescent daylight?
Where do I start stitching a design?
How can I stop my needles from tarnishing?
What should I do when the fabric I bought in a kit is very heavily creased?
I would like to stitch on evenweave, but find it difficult to count the stitches correctly...
How many strands of thread should I use on perforated paper?
How much do I need to spend on a lamp?
We use cookies to improve your experience of our website. Cookies perform functions like recognising you each time you visit and delivering advertising messages that are relevant to you. Read more here