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Stitching guides for The Samplers

Stitching guides for The Samplers

The Samplers just use counted cross stitch, therefore are probably the simplest range of kits we have. However, we are conscious this can still be hard to know where to begin if you haven't stitched before. Therefore we have created a number of how to videos to help you along the way and give you some tips.

If you have a question not covered here, please send us a message using the form at the end and we can help you along the way. We want you to enjoy stitching as much as us, therefore no question is too small!

The Samplers just use counted cross stitch, therefore are probably the simplest range of kits we have. However, we are conscious this can still be hard to know where to begin if you haven't stitched before. Therefore we have created a number of how to videos to help you along the way and give you some tips.

If you have a question not covered here, please send us a message using the form at the end and we can help you along the way. We want you to enjoy stitching as much as us, therefore no question is too small!

Receiving your Kit

When your Sampler kit first arrives, it can be a bit daunting knowing how to begin. Therefore this video will walk you through the unboxing and mounting the fabric to the hoop.
 
This video will then go into more detail on the samplers talking through how to make your first stitches and to work by counted cross stitch.
 

Receiving your Kit

When your Sampler kit first arrives, it can be a bit daunting knowing how to begin. Therefore this video will walk you through the unboxing and mounting the fabric to the hoop.

This video will then go into more detail on the samplers talking through how to make your first stitches and to work by counted cross stitch.

Splitting the Thread and Tieing a Knot

Splitting the Thread and Tieing a Knot

This how to video guide will show you how to split your thread, thread the needle and create a knot for getting started with embroidery

This how to video guide will show you how to split your thread, thread the needle and create a knot for getting started with embroidery

Unpicking Areas

Unpicking Areas

It is inevitable when sewing that you will stitch areas which need to be unpicked. This guide will show you the best approach to use for unpicking areas.

It is inevitable when sewing that you will stitch areas which need to be unpicked. This guide will show you the best approach to use for unpicking areas.

Mounting Your Embroidery

Mounting Your Embroidery

When you finish your sampler, you may want to frame it. If so, the following video will show you the method I use to mount embroidery pieces using foam board, push pins and hemline pins.

When you finish your sampler, you may want to frame it. If so, the following video will show you the method I use to mount embroidery pieces using foam board, push pins and hemline pins.

If there is something you are stuck on, the chances are someone else will be also!

Therefore please let us know either using the form below or sending an email to hello@thefabledthread.com, and we will endevour to load videos to help you.

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