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Monday, 13 December 2010

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Virginia

So cute! I still find American measurements so much easier. Who wants to get out a scale?

Amy

I love piping icing onto cupcakes. But I'm not terribly good at it yet either. :)

Caro

Can you please tell me which metallic thread you used to stitch the bee? Thanks.

What Delilah Did

I use a thread called "Glista" by Stancraft (in gold). I don't think it is specifically meant for hand embroidery as it comes on a reel and works with sewing machines too, but it is what I found in my local haberdashery when I started stitching and I liked the colour better than any of the stranded threads. Any metallic gold you can find will do though.

If you struggle to get hold of that specific thread where you are, I know that Kreinik, DMC and Anchor all make metallic threads though I haven't used any of them myself so can't vouch for whether or not they are any good!

Hope that helps.

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