Whether you decide to frame your worked piece or make it into a pillow, you want a smooth worked surface. To achieve that use an even and snug but not overly tight tension on your stitching thread as your work. … Read more
It can feel daunting when you have finished a nice neatly stitched area and then are faced with taking a pair of super sharp scissors to it. If you do not already own a pair of sharp, fine-tipped Hardanger embroidery … Read more
Stitching problems can occur when you incorrectly stitch (see below photo) a hardanger satin stitch or if you go off-pattern. If I go off-pattern and need to redo that section of the chart, I normally snip every other … Read more
I own several general embroidery scissors. They are under four inches in length. All but two of my embroidery scissors are under $10.
I would not use any of them for cutting a large piece of fabric down to the … Read more