FAQs

What is the best way to store my threads?
Do I need both embroidery and needlecraft scissors?
I want to backstitch round a simple floral design, but black seems to look too harsh - what shade should I use?
How do I cut out the design when I've stitched it?
How can I avoid my stitching pressing against the glass?
What is variegated thread?
What should I do when the fabric I bought in a kit is very heavily creased?
How can I stop my needles from tarnishing?
Which needle should I use for evenweave?
How do I sew on a bead?
What needle do I use for waste canvas?
How do I wash my work?
How do I start and finish off the thread?
How do I choose a mount for my design?
What points should I be looking for?
How do I avoid getting in a muddle when unpicking mistakes?
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