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Sharing other peoples photos without permission

I don't know how everyone else feels about people sharing you photos without permission. When I post photos here on stitchinfingers I expec…

Started by Connie Kusevskis

27 on Sunday
Reply by Liz Adams

How many is too many?

Yesterday I was considering how many projects in process is too many. I made the mistake of asking my husband his opinion. Though he is alw…

Started by Lynn Marsland

12 Apr 16
Reply by Jean Bowen


Hi - I've been doing all kinds of embroidery for over 30+ years.  Recently I started doing wool embroidery on wool blanketing (which, by th…

Started by adrianne hunt

20 Mar 21
Reply by Jo-Anne

Using Stabilizer

I have the task of stitching little motifs on the bottom of about 15 scarves for a wedding.  The scarves are viscose, and quite soft.  I kn…

Started by Nancy Larsen

6 Mar 16
Reply by Frances Taylor

I need your help with finding silk ribbon .....

Hi, Well, if you use YLI silk ribbons and have placed an order recently you might have noticed instead of 5 yards of silk ribbon in a pack…

Started by Noelle Ferry

11 Feb 23
Reply by Barbara Larsen

Is it Only Creative if You Create It?

Hi everyone.   I've been reading this blog religiously for a very long time (I hope that doesn't make me an "eavesdropper"), and I am overw…

Started by Linda Green

16 Feb 3
Reply by jackie hyder

Out of Print/Discontinued

I have been tirelessly looking for two out of print Permin hardanger charts, 10-3703 & 10-0787 - please, if anyone can advise  I have w…

Started by Debbie

0 Jan 26

Chicken Scratch resources

I remember my mother stitching a pattern on the hem of a gingham dress for me in a cross stitch pattern, probably in the late 1950's. After…

Started by Holly Cooper

1 Jan 24
Reply by LJ Hubbard

Candlewicking ... what is it??

I recently purchased a vintage kit call Fan and Calla Lillies, Candlewicking. From looking on the web I had thought candle wicking embroid…

Started by Noelle Ferry

2 Jan 14
Reply by Sue Jones

Finca v anchor v DMC perle cotton.

I read through an old discussion on here about the different perle cottons (Finca, DMC and anchor) and recommendations of sizes for differe…

Started by Lorraine

10 Jan 11
Reply by Sibille Kreideweiss


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