Which Threads Should I Use?

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Sep 24, 2020
Weeks Dye Works hand over-dyed cotton floss is one of my favorite threads.

Does choosing threads for your needlepoint canvases leave you feeling overwhelmed or frustrated? Do all of the different options confuse you? I’ll bet you wish there was an easy way to know which threads to use on the different sizes of needlepoint canvas, don’t you? Well, I have some good news. Today, we’re gonna take a closer look at some of my favorite threads so you’ll have the info you need the next time you want to stock up!

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Terrific!

Let’s dive in…

Using Straight Stitches on Your Needlepoint Canvases

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Aug 6, 2020
Straight stitches are a terrific way to add texture to your needlepoint projects.

Ready to dive into some stitches that you can use to embellish your needlepoint canvases? Terrific! Me, too. Let’s chat just a minute about stitch families before we get started, though. When you understand how stitches are grouped in families (and how those families relate to each other), it helps make choosing the best ones for your projects much easier. I like to categorize canvas embroidery stitches into these five families: straight, slanted, crossed, looped, and knotted.

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