Straw Silk Needlepoint Thread
Straw Silk is a beautiful 100% silk ribbon-type thread from Silk Road Fibers. There are currently 102 scrumptious colors, with new colors being added every few months. Some of the colors are solid and others are hand over-dyed. Here’s a picture of Straw Silk for you…. Straw Silk stitches up beautifully on 13 or 18 … Read moreRead More
Splendiferous Silk Thread
My very first needlepoint project was stitched entirely in wool. It was one of those pre-worked pieces from the needlework department at Gayfer’s… the kind where you just fill in the background. Those were (and still are!) terrific projects – especially for practicing basketweave. But I have to admit, my needlepoint world changed when I … Read moreRead More
Five Tips for Using Silk Thread on Your Needlepoint Projects
Stitching with silk thread is one of my guilty pleasures when it comes to my needlepoint hobby. Now, don’t get me wrong. I adore cotton, linen, wool, metallic, and novelty threads, too, but there’s just something about silk… Ellen JohnsonRead More
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