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Old 10th October 2010, 20:43
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Default Best way to start & finish threads?

I've never done cross stitch before. I have a cross stitch kit & it says the best way to start & finish threads is to:

"Put a knot in the end of your thread & push the needle down from the front of your canvas leaving the knot on top. Do this about 1 inch away from where you want to start stitching. When this thread has been caught up by subsequent stitches, pull the knot up & cut it off".

That seems OK if you have a significant area of stitching but wouldn't work on a very small area??

Is that the way other cross stitchers use?


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