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Charting hardanger designs

Started by Lorraine in General topics. Last reply by Eliste yesterday. 2 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.

looking for suggestions for beginner level

Started by Jennifer in For new hands. Last reply by Liz Adams on Monday. 3 Replies

I am only recently returning to the joys of hand embroidery, and have a friend would would like me to teach both her and her 10 year old some basics. so where do I begin? should I start with some basic cross stitch? buy one of the cheap kits at the…Continue

In Search of : "Spécial à broder" N° 40 or finer from DMC (not "Mouliné") or from "Anchor"

Started by Nupur in General topics on Sunday. 0 Replies

Just wondering if any of you might have information on where I could possibly purchase cotton threads "Spécial à broder" N° 40 or finer from DMC (not "Mouliné") or from "Anchor" or perhaps some of you have it in your stash ... I'd be happy to pay…Continue

Tags: (not, DMC, Mouliné, ), Anchor

New space for books

Started by Carrie Roberts in Getting Organised!. Last reply by Linda J Calverley on Saturday. 1 Reply

Well - its moving time at our house. Darling daughter headed off to college, the boys took over her room, the office moved out of the sewing room, and I gained her desk/book shelf!  I am rather delighted.  Now I have space to have all of my…Continue

Tags: pattern, storage, Book

What Fabric to use for crwel embroidery in South Africa

Started by Alet Myburgh in Textile How-To: Questions & Explanations. Last reply by Diane Venter nee Cremer Aug 11. 1 Reply

Hi you allNice to be back.Can somebody please help me with a name for fabric to do crewel embroidery. I am using a cotton twill, (look like thin denim).If you ask for a linen twill in South Africa it seems you speaks Greek.Happy stitchingAlet MyburghContinue

Rajmahal Art Silks

Started by Elizabeth Braun in Fabric, threads and tools. Last reply by Elaine Cochrane Aug 3. 8 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

What to do with "Orts"

Started by Barbara Boyde in General topics. Last reply by Barbara Boyde Jul 27. 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


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