Checklists and Fabric Calculators

Coloured Floss Checklists for DMC, Coats, Anchor, Dimensions, and Bucilla flosses are provided by cyberstitchers.com which you can print out. On the same site a handy Floss conversion calculator is provided for you to convert floss codes from Bucilla, Dimensions, J & P Coats, Anchor, and DMC to any of …

Documents on Weaving and Related Topics

Digital Archive of Documents on Weaving and Related Topics is contains many complete scanned books presented in PDF format. This means that in order to view any of these files you need to have the Adobe Acrobat reader installed on your computer which is free to download. This site is …

Starting and ending hand stitching in needlework projects

I often get emails asking me about starting and ending hand stitching in needlework projects. Pinhead Stitch for Starting (and Ending) Stitching by Beth Katz covers one technique very well. The other method I use often in crazy quilted block is to use a waste knot . If these directions …

An experiment – blackwork on a crazy quilt block

Linda Barraclough of Chloe’s place has posted images of the two crazy quilt blocks that Jill has done that got me excited yesterday. (The post is here) As you can see I have started to incorporate this technique in a block I am currently working on. The story behind this …