I have heard that so many times, we are our own worst critics!! so I am plodding along and determined to get there one day........just love your "excuse"
Hi Lucy, thanks for this tip, I tried it "
"Here is a photo of my 2nd row of stitches on a very cheap hanky that I bought for the purpose of practicing....as you can see it is all out of shape but when I can make the perfect stitch then the hanky will be much better quality..........any…"
"I see what you mean Eve...it is the same when spinning flax one has a small bowl of water to dip your fingers into as you spin it..... never thought of that, so many thanks.
Elizabeth, I do use the eye end of the thread to wrap around the…"
"Thanks Eve, I will try anything, some suggested to stretch the thread before staring to work with it, I did that but it still twists so as the most twist appears in the double thread coming from the needle eye end I now stop to untwist that part…"
"I bought 2 cheap hankies to practice on and am three quarters of the way round one with the foundation row, I still get the cotton twisting but I guess that is part of learning, seems so easy when I watch Elena Dickson on her tape...her cotton never…"
Many thanks for trying out the knot, I am following Elena Dicksons book to the letter now, and can at last say that I have done some great knots...took a while to get them just so but I am getting there.
Thanks also for your photos, you are…"
"I want to ask a question so here I go again...hope that I am not being a nuisance to anyone.............can you still make the knot if you use the thread that goes across the needle to make the turn that goes around the needle, rather than the…"
"Joy, follow the instructions exactly and it will work.
" Go to MEMBERS On the left, just before the names start, is a search box. Do not type anything into the search slot. Instead, Click on ADVANCED SEARCH. It will take you to a new…"
Joy, follow the instructions exactly and it will work.
" Go to MEMBERS On the left, just before the names start, is a search box. Do not type anything into the search slot. Instead, Click on ADVANCED SEARCH. It will take you to a new page. At the COUNTRY slot, click on the down arrow, and select the country from the list. Then type in the city name in the city slot. Instead you can type in a state, such as NSW. Then go to the bottom of that page and click on SEARCH. The program will give you a list of members who fit those criteria. Maybe you can get together and work something out. You can use this SEARCH function to find teachers in a particular geographical area."
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