Many finishers are still working and many shops are accepting finishing. But since we can’t go into shops, we have to figure out other ways to convey our wishes. I’ve combined tips from many shops for sending in your finishing. Whether you drop off or send in your finishing follow these tips: Put each piece […]
Needle in a Haystack in Alameda has recently released a new video “n how to use K’s Creations Perfect Tension bars and their Tension Collars. If you want to get your K’s Creations scroll frames even tighter, check them out. ” Check it out: http://trk.cp20.com/click/dzse-142bco-jtp8os-7fdhtuj0/
Try this tip from Jo Ippolito Christensen for securing thread ends. It works great for ribbons, pearl cotton balls and other threads. Use Scotch Reuseable Strips. Cut off a bit and place on the end of the thread. Press down to secure.
Dorset buttons are a traditional English button made by hand. They are easy to make and can be customized in so many ways, Consider making these as an embellishment for your needlepoint or to use some of your thread. Get the tutorial here: http://www.craftstylish.com/item/42688/how-to-make-dorset-buttons
You may have seen and even made roses or simple flowers from silk ribbons, but aren’t these carnations just wonderful? In a new video tutorial from Crafty Attic, not only do you learn how to make the flowers but how to dye white ribbon to make the flowers any color you like. How about a […]
Near the end of the latest post on Tony Minieri’s blog, you’ll find a great stitching tip. It can apply to any stitch and will make all your needlepoint look better. Read it here: http://www.tonyminieri.com/tonyblog/2014/11/13/stitching-season
Silk Lame is an exciting thread from Rainbow Gallery that comes in three sizes: for 13 and 18 mesh and Petite. While you might love them for stitching, did you know you could use them in other ways too? Use the smaller sizes for twisted cord to finish ornaments or stand-ups. You can match the […]