color fastness

Read Ellen's blog post to learn all about color fastness in your needlepoint threads.

Color Me Permanent: A Guide to Thread Color Fastness

By Ellen Johnson / June 18, 2023

If you’ve ever wondered what color fastness means, you’re going to L-O-V-E this week’s blog post. In fact, we’re going to do a deep dive into what color fastness means and why it’s important to understand it. Sound good? Terrific – let’s dive in! Let’s start with what color fastness is… In a nutshell, color … Read more

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Cleaning needlepoint requires patience, attention to detail, and the right supplies.

Cleaning Needlepoint – Part 2

By Ellen Johnson / May 28, 2023

From pillows and stand ups to holiday ornaments and Christmas stockings, your needlepoint treasures add your unique personal touch to your home and family celebrations. And like all pieces of art, they require special care. As delicate fabric crafts, they’re especially susceptible to dust, dirt, and general wear-and-tear. That means a regular cleaning routine is … Read more

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Cleaning needlepoint requires patience, attention to detail, and a gentle touch.

Cleaning Needlepoint

By Ellen Johnson / May 21, 2023

As stitchers, we know how much time and effort goes into creating a beautiful needlepoint treasure: selecting threads and stitches, plying your needle to complete the project, and transforming the canvas into its final form. But what often gets overlooked is the proper cleaning – and maintenance – of a needlepoint piece to preserve its … Read more

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