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Rajmahal Art Silks

Started by Elizabeth Braun in Fabric, threads and tools. Last reply by Janice Newbegin 8 hours ago. 4 Replies

I'm always interested in new (to me) threads and have been looking at the Rajmahal floss.  Has anyone any experience of using it?  What did they think of it?  How fine is it when compared to regular stranded cottons?  Also, what about the colour…Continue

Charting hardanger designs

Started by Lorraine in General topics on Wednesday. 0 Replies

Can anybody recommend any computer software (apple mac)for charting your own hardanger designs? It must be fairly easy to use as I'm not that great with computer technology terms.

What to do with "Orts"

Started by Barbara Boyde in General topics. Last reply by Barbara Boyde on Monday. 25 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

Double membership

Started by Margaret Bartlett in Stitchin' Fingers: Site Info, News, & Questions Jul 25. 0 Replies

I had not been looking at Stitchin fingers for some time - in the interim I changed email provider .The site had no record of my previous address.  So I rejoined..  However I am here as Marg b (which I would much prefer to remain) and Margaret…Continue

Another confusing pattern

Started by Judith Bernard in For new hands. Last reply by Judith Bernard Jul 23. 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

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