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02 April 2016 @ 08:44 pm
Love Stitching  
I love to stitch, and I love Mill Hill kits. So, of course I had to stitch this:



I like the design, and it was interesting stitching with Sullivan’s floss. But, I’m pretty sure now that I wouldn’t go out of my way to stitch with Sullivan’s again. Will I avoid Mill Hill kits because of it? No, I don’t think so.

I think my main issue with Sullivan’s is that is very sewing thread-like. By that I mean it is tightly twisted and doesn’t feel as soft as DMC. It also seems to tangle and twist more easily, but because it is so tightly twisted to begin with, it is a bit easier to unknot it. Ultimately, my experience just confirms that DMC is my cotton floss of choice.
 
 
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velvetwhipvelvetwhip on April 2nd, 2016 09:26 pm (UTC)
How cute and pretty!


Gabrielle
icecoldrain: Guardians of the Galaxy - I am Grooticecoldrain on April 3rd, 2016 01:01 am (UTC)
It's so pretty! I hear you. There are yarns that are soft and make nice projects, but I don't like to knit with them unless I'm totally in love with something from that brand for a project. Then there are ones that I just avoid like the plague but that other people love. Personal preferences can be so funny! By the sounds of it, I think I would probably follow your lead in floss.
Butterflysnogged on April 3rd, 2016 03:20 am (UTC)
Very cute.
moreteadk on April 3rd, 2016 08:39 am (UTC)
Oh that's neat! I always mean to get some of that plastic stuff to stitch on, but whenever I'm shopping for stitching things I always seem to forget to look for it.
Huff Puff: Shellgobbolina on April 3rd, 2016 11:12 am (UTC)
This is beautiful!
The Little Zombie Who Could1_rhiannon_1 on April 4th, 2016 08:27 pm (UTC)
How pretty! :D I like it!