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What to do with "Orts"

Started by Barbara Boyde in General topics. Last reply by Barbara Lee Johnson yesterday. 23 Replies

Just a question? What do you do when your "Ort " jar is full. Too pretty just to toss away. Would appreciate any ideas.ThanksBarbara BoydeContinue

Another confusing pattern

Started by Judith Bernard in For new hands. Last reply by Judith Bernard yesterday. 4 Replies

I was going along just fine until I came to what the pattern is referring to as a "Cable" Stitch it actually 2 rows of Double Cable (one row sharing the holes of the other) making a "Triple" Cable stitch.  I can see how to create the cable on the…Continue

Tags: Hardanger

Wools, colors, and computer screens

Started by Judith Jones in Fabric, threads and tools. Last reply by Anne Wright Jul 13. 9 Replies

I work and sometimes it's just not physically possible to get to the needlepoint shop. I probably need to get my priorities straight, I know. However, I often go to the web and scroll through sites where I can buy paternayan wool. And here's the…Continue

Needle point

Started by Judy Sheppard in General topics. Last reply by Anne Wright Jul 13. 1 Reply

Hi Everyone,My girlfriend gave me a needlepoint canvas where the main part of the picture has been done all I have to do is the background. The main subjuct is worked in tent stitch, could I do the background in some different needlepoint stitches?…Continue

Hand embroidery on Leather

Started by Eliste in Textile How-To: Questions & Explanations Jul 10. 0 Replies

Has anyone tried this? Have any good tips?I've done a lot of research before starting this and am doing some test runs tonight now that I have a couple of different stabilisers to try.  The plan is mostly for split or stem stitch with some satin…Continue

Tags: leather

Introduce yourself

Started by sharonb in For new hands. Last reply by Frances Taylor Jul 3. 245 Replies

Hi all I thought I would start this group and see if people were interested in joining. If you are here leave a message to introduce your self. Tell us what your fiber interests are tooI will also test the image function and leave some eye candyContinue

Inspirations Magazine #67

Started by Eliste in Looking for a pattern.... Last reply by Frances Taylor Jul 3. 3 Replies

Disaster! Our house flooded about six months ago. At the time I was very upset as my Inspirations No. 67 was ruined in the process, but I thought "no big deal" as I have the kits for the red robin and beaded bell. So I tossed the mouldering…Continue

Tags: inspirations

Abaca Tissue / Tissuetex

Started by Nancilyn in Fabric, threads and tools. Last reply by Beryl Trimby Jun 28. 7 Replies

Does anyone know a US source for abaca tissue or Tissuetex? Is there a produce any of you use in lieu of it? The owner of used to carry it until the mill that made it stopped production. She is…Continue

Tags: mixed, media, Tissuetex, abaca, tissue


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