Some of you find this article because you simply want to know if CXC floss is good enough to stitch with. But others may stumble across this never having heard of CXC brand floss and are wondering what I’m even talking about. Which is fair as it’s still not readily available in most cross stitch… Read More CXC Floss and Other Chinese Brands: How do They Compare to DMC?
Here’s a topic that’s I’ve seen brought up quite a bit lately: Thread conditioner. What is it, should you use it, and HOW do you use it anyway? For decades cross stitchers and embroidery artists alike have used a silicone-based substance called Thread Heaven to coat their threads while working. Plus the dozens of other… Read More Thread Conditioner: Should you use it for Embroidery & Cross Stitch?
It’s time for another thread review! As you guys know, I like trying out all sorts of different thread brands out there. There’s a few thread reviews here on the blog already, but today I’ll be checking out DMC’s Mouliné Étoile line. I am definitely always looking for metallic thread options. It can add such… Read More Mouliné Étoile – DMC Metallic Thread Review
It’s October! And that means Spooky Stitches! What better way to dress up your Halloween patterns than with some glow in the dark thread? Well, while I’ve discussed other Glow in the Dark thread brands before, I hadn’t yet tried out Sulky Glowy! So I whipped up a new pattern to test these colors out… Read More Sulky Glowy – Spooky Glow in The Dark Cross Stitch Thread Review
This week I wanted to answer some common questions about working with glow in the dark thread. There’s a lot to cover, so I apologize in advance if this ends up being a long post. If there’s anything I missed though, feel free to ask! I’m always happy to answer your questions. Thread Brands For… Read More Glow in the Dark Cross Stitch Threads – How and Why to Use Them