Size Does Matter – Picking The Right Cross Stitch Threads

Needleworkers have been cross stitching for centuries. While the simple “X” stitch hasn’t changed, what we “X” ON and what we “X” WITH has changed over time. Today’s threads include wool, cotton, silk, metallic, twine, bamboo, rayon, polyester, real metal, holographic, glow-in-the-dark, reflective, wired and more. We cross stitch on…

Why Waste Thread? – Craft Them!

Here at Kreinik Manufacturing, we make a lot of thread (at least 20 different kinds) in many colors (at least 250+). Once the thread is made, we wind a lot of spools, cones, skeins and cards. Even though we streamline the manufacturing process to reduce waste, we still end up…

Time To Let Your Threads Go Wild In String Art

Take a moment and imagine your embroidery without the confines of fabric, needle, and stitches. Imagine the thread in your hand going wild and free, streaking through the air, leaving contrails of color, texture and dimension. You’ve just created imaginary string art. Now let’s do it for real. Just as…