For 18 count fabric I use single strands of size 5 and size 3.
For 20 – 24 count fabrics I used size 5 through size 8 threads.
If you use a higher count fabric than 24 you will probably … Read more
Hardanger is normally worked in two weights of threads. For fabric with count of 22 through 25 I use size 8 and size 5 threads. Kloster blocks are worked in the heavier, thicker size thread which would be the size … Read more
I found purchasing fabric and thread a bit baffling when I first moved from kits to putting together my own choice of fabric and threads. I have found out what I need to know is how many fabric holes there … Read more
Parking your thread
Parking is a term applied to handling/controling your stitching thread(s) when not in use.
The term parking is also used to indicate when you need to have the tail end of your thread held aside until you … Read more
Stabbing vs sewing, how you stitch with your needle:
I have friends who prefer to work their Hardanger pieces using the sewing method.
I mostly use the stab stitching as I feel it is less stress on the fabric, stitching … Read more