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What to do with "Orts"

Started by Barbara Boyde in General topics. Last reply by Frances Taylor 1 hour ago. 22 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 4 hours ago. 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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