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What is your favourite brand of thread for card embroidery? [POLL]

There are many types of thread that are suitable for prick and stitch card making and each card maker seems to have their favourite. Tell us which one you like best in this poll. If your brand is not listed tell us about it in a comment to this message. We are also interested in which particular type of thread within a brand range you use, tell us your choice in a comment…

“Secret Perfume” scented embroidery thread from DMC

Secret perfumeI have been reading about the scented thread recently announced by DMC. The range is called “Secret Perfume” and is the type of stranded embroidery cotton used in cross-stitch work. I have not tried the thread myself but it sounds like fun. I would be interested to hear the views of those who have tried it…

Self-adhesive tape for attaching stitching card threads

adhesive-tapeWhat kind of tape do you use to attach the threads to the back of your stitching card? I am currently using Sellotape invisible tape. There is a similar type of tape called Scotch Magic Tape. Both of these brands of tape are intended to make invisible repairs to torn pages and similar items.

The property that makes this kind of tape brilliant for fixing thread to stitching cards is their archival quality…