Sites worth bookmarking: AGOS Bead Univeristy

A Grain of Sand is a beading supplier which hosts a beading resource site titled the AGOS Bead University. It is a site worth bookmarking as there is a list of bead terms, definitions of gemstones, and a glossary of findings. These lists are illustrated with photographs which makes them …

For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 57

This is a line of feathered chain stitch Thread: Hand dyed lampshade fringing which is very similar to Bunka thread. Lampshade fringing is made is such away that once it starts to unravel it is very easy to unpull. I purchased the lampshade fringing and unpicked it to get the thread, then dyed it. …

Fun with sequins

Classic stitches have an article online which many contemporary embroiders and crazy quilters will find very useful. Jan’s Guide To Sequins covers different types of sequins, attaching them to fabric, dealing with different shaped sequins and Jan has written a good section on how to apply sequins to Aida and …