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Which Needles and Threads to Use?

I’ve never taken the time to learn about different needle and thread types, and which work best for different types of stitching. I asked several designers as well as my sisters Jeni and Gretchen for advice. Then, being the analyst I've always been, I created a handy chart that helps me see what’s what.  I hope it helps you, too.Needle and Thread Chart Purpose Needle Thread…

Thread the Needle: 230 Tips

In our March 28 newsletter we asked for tips on threading needles.  We received useful, enlightening, inspiring, and entertaining answers.  We edited out several repeated tips, but left many in because they were so fun to read.  We learned some great tips, and decided to share.Have patience!Needles really do have a front and back. If you're having trouble,turn it around and approa…