FAQs

What needle do I use for beadwork?
How do I keep my stitching neat?
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?
What size should I cut my fabric?
I want to stitch a design that has areas left unstitched – how do I do this on plastic canvas?
What size needle do I need for cross stitch?
What size of scissors should I buy?
How do I sew on a bead?
I would like to try stitching on different coloured fabrics but how can I be sure that the colours will work?
How much should I spend on a pair of scissors?
I'm never happy with my French knots. Is there an alternative?
How do I stitch on evenweave?
Can I hang my stitching in the bathroom?
I want to backstitch round a simple floral design, but black seems to look too harsh - what shade should I use?
What needle do I use for waste canvas?
Should I choose a halogen or daylight bulb? And what about fluorescent daylight?
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