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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 on Monday
Reply by Barbara Larsen


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

19 on Monday
Reply by Robyn Jenkins

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

cross stitched card exchange group

Hello , is anyone interested in a monthly exchanging cross stitch card group? My thought is each month another theme and partner. It's a n…

Started by Marion

2 Jan 4
Reply by Annette Garcia

fil fleur DMC

Hello, does anyone know, where I still can get fil fleur of DMC in Europe? (webshop) Thank you :)

Started by danielle Roothooft

5 Nov 3, 2014
Reply by danielle Roothooft

Thread size for hardanger.

Does anyone know if it would be ok to use cotton perle size 12 for everything including cut klosters on a 32count evenweave (Zweigart Muran…

Started by Lorraine

24 Oct 30, 2014
Reply by Lorraine


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