Words of Wisdom 

Tips, Hints, etc.

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Working thread lengths should be 18 to 20 inches or, as an easy measure, from the tip of your middle finger to the bend of your elbow. Stitching.com
NEEDLEWORK
Cut yarn no longer than 18" to keep twists to a minimum. Debi's Plastic Canvas Site
NEEDLEWORK
When you stitch with a metallic thread, you should never use any other thread in the same needle. The eye of the needle gets sharpened by the metallic thread. A Stitcher's Haven
NEEDLEWORK
When doing sampling stitches or actually working on your canvas, never reuse yarn or thread which you have ripped out. It will become too fuzzy or thin. -Jody Valentine Needlepoint Now
NEEDLEWORK
To prevent your thread from twisting, let your threaded needle dangle from your fabric every so often. Your thread will unwind like magic! Dimensions
NEEDLEWORK
After embroidering, hand wash in cool water with a mild soap. Rinse and lie flat on a towel to dry. Using a clothes dryer is not recommended. Press with a warm iron on the wrong side of your work. Zweigart
NEEDLEWORK
To separate floss, grasp one thread with one hand while pushing down on the rest of the threads with your other hand.

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