Thursday, November 30, 2006

SBQ: 11.30.06

How do you secure your thread when you begin a new one? Specifically, do you or have you ever used a waste knot?

I don't knot and I don't use a waste or away knot. I leave a tail and then stitch over it to secure it to the fabric. I learned to do it that way and it works best for me.

If I'm using a solid colour and I need two strands of floss, I'll use the loop method.

Lately, however, I've been stitching fairly exclusively with Vikki Clayton's HDF Silks... so...there's been no need for that!

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