Hints and Tips
We’ve put all our sewing, knitting, crochet and crafting tips and hints in one easy place to make it easy to find. We’d love to know what your top tips are so please let us know next time you’re in the shop or drop us an email and we can add it to the page.
Before you use a circular needle
You want to get the kink out of it. Soak it in hot water for a couple of minutes and then gently pull it to get the kink out.
Using embroidery threads
When sewing with embroidery threads and you find you only need to use 2 of the 6 strands. Basically, hold the strands and let them unwind thoroughly. This means you get a flat thread and makes it easier to sew or embroider.
How to stop a ribbon fraying
Fold the end in about 1 centimetre and then cut outwards from the fold at an angle. It looks pretty as well.