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Krienik Blending Filament
Sat, Dec 21, 2013 4:28 PM
Posted by Donna
I need suggestions on how to keep Krienik Blending Filament from slipping out of the needle when cross stitching. I read somewhere about coating the strand with a waxy material and also I read where you should knot the filament after threading it through the eye hole but neither of these seemed to be too successful when you're working with three filament strands and 1 floss strand in each stitch. Can anyone suggest anything else I can try?
  • Reply from Maria S.
    Monday, December 23, 2013 8:17 AM
    Because the blending filament is so fine, I think you can still tie the 3 strands in the eye of the needle and then add the single strand of floss. Work with shorter lengths too. I'd say about 12" perhaps. Go a bit slower as you stitch. Go to top
  • Reply from Nicole
    Monday, May 11, 2015 9:38 AM
    I realise this is a few years late..... but I use beeswax. You can purchase little containers of beeswax discs which has ridges in the top to assist with coating the thread. You need to coat the thread 2 or 3 times. There is also another product called Thread Heaven which is similar. Go to top