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What do you stitchers use over dyed and variegated floss for? Although I have some I’ve never used them.
I was going back through Chit Chat Topics because I get some really good tips. I know we all make sure our hands are clean and wash our hands more than usual because of the skin oil. I was wondering about stitching on paper. I was wondering if paper would have more of a tendency to retain our skin oil and we are not able to wash our project-would that be an issue?
So I am thinking about purchasing a Mill Hill kit. Have any of you ever done one? I was most concerned about the perforated paper instead of fabric. Is it hard to use? Could I change it out for aida? Also would be first time doing beading. Is this really hard? As a beginner should I wait until I have some more projects under my belt before attempting one? It was recommended on here that I do 12 small projects with not very many thread colors to begin with and I am following that advice. Just wanted some of you guys opinions before I order.
Hi, exactly what does "over-dyed" mean??? Is the "over-dyed" floss color deeper, sharper and/or more vibrant???? Thank you for your help. WV Corvette Lady
I was supposed to get my new project yesterday, Beach Ladies, but because of the weather they couldn't deliver it. I understand that i wouldn't want anyone out in that stuff. I don't know what happens now, if they will try again, if it goes back to ECS, or if I have to pick it up at the post office, the tracking number doesn't say anything except attempted delivery but was unable to reach destination. The snow stopped last night and it is now 40 degrees and sunshine. I hate winter I want spring.
What size is this button
Where Bermuda is? I haven't seen her name on here for awhile. Hope she is okay...
Just wanted to ask you a question because I had never heard that before. Are you serious that it takes 5-7 years to complete an Artecy project? If you are, I will move it down to the bottom of the stash. I am quite sure that I will not have that amount of time to complete this pattern. Any feedback from other stitchers? The pattern I have is beautiful, but oh my,my, my, my,my goodness. Peace-Pam
Well folks, because of the weather or other circumstances for our anniversary, my husband's birthday in January and Valentine's Day....we couldn't make it to the Lobster House for dinner. Today we have sunshine...low winds...and the temp is all the way up to 42 degrees so we are going down this afternoon. This restaurant has been around for ages and sits on the "Wharf" in Cape May. I am attaching a drawing which is actually from their home page on the internet. You can google the restaurant and read about it as well as their full menu! I hope if any of you are ever in Cape May you will stop by this place. It is truly exceptional! In the summer there is a schooner docked along side the restaurant where you can eat outside!! No complaining for me today!!!! I just reviewed the menu....yours truly will be having the House Special which is Lobster, Scallops & shrimp over an order of Clams Casino!!!
Hello everyone, spending my Friday, watching college hoops ( no favorites, just good games), some Tennis ( sorry Sam Querry) and stitching. As with all stitchers, I have lots of projects in varies stages ; just started, in the middle and needing inspiration for the final push. Today is one of my words trees, Faith( designs by M Designs); and a little hardanger angel standing by. Stay safe for those is the way of the weather's peril
does this come with the floss and aida cloth
Ok, so Hunter (the one who got into my pin cushion) scared his daddy last night. He was hacking and coughing and threw up so DH rushed to him figuring he had in fact gotten a needle in his system. Luckily, for lack of a better word, it was a piece of plastic from a drink mix that missed the trashcan. No blood in his throw up and I also inspected his stool outside and no sign of blood. I think we are in the clear but we are still keeping a sharp eye on him. Meanwhile, his mischievous sister Hazel got into the TV remote and chewed the back part off that covers the batteries. I think they are bored and need to get outside and run! I let them run a little this morning but we have been keeping them on the deck because the backyard is so muddy. It was 30 degrees this morning so I figured it was a good time to let them go out and run. They loved it! I think mud or not they need to run and get that excess energy out and maybe they won't chew so much! Wishful thinking.
Whats the difference between Fiddlers Cloth and Aida? Sorry for all the questions.
I am looking for an old counted cross-stitch pattern of a wide brim garden hat in the mist of flowers. I am not sure how old this pattern is....maybe in the 1980s. I also am not sure of the company who put it out. My mother-in-law started the project in the 80s and did not finish it. She has now passed away and I would love to complete it. I have looked everywhere I can think of and cannot find the pattern she was using. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Carol
Would this be good to use on a cross-stitch project that has a hanger to hang the completed project? Just thought it might hide all the stitching mess on the back. Thanks!