How do you anchor your thread ends? I tend to weave the end back and forth in a corner block. I usually go back and forth about three times. Is that enough or am I over doing it? Sometimes, I can tell from the front where I’ve attached a thread. I start with an away […]
Roz, First let me say that if there is anything about Hardanger you don’t know, it’s probably not worth knowing. I have always loved the look of Hardanger, but I have the world of trouble turning corners in buttonhole stitches. Outer corners aren’t so bad, but inside corners are my downfall. I get so discouraged. […]
Dear Roz, I am wondering about the threads used for Hardanger. I’ve made a simple beginner’s heart using Perle #5 and #8. Is this the only two sizes of perle thread that should be used in Hardanger? Also a question about fabric – for the heart it was a 20 count linen used. If I […]
When the last bar is woven, insert the needle from back to front in the corner fabric at the first junction(A). Move to the next junction and insert the needle in and back out, leaving a 2 x 2 fabric square in the center (B). At the first corner, bring the needle from back to […]
The cold weather and blowing snow has gotten to our brains and we made an error in our latest newsletter. :( The first several paragraphs are from the previous Featured Newsletter on Jan Barwick. The current featured stitcher is Andrew Paulsen! We have updated our archives with the correction, and apologize for the error!
CREAM CHEESE DIP Toast 1 c chopped pecans in 2 T butter and 1/2 t salt (10 min. at 300 degrees) Combine: 3 – 8 oz. packages cream cheese 1/2 c chopped green pepper 1 small/medium onion, finely diced 1 – 5 oz. jar dried beef, shredded or diced 4 T milk Add chopped pecans […]