When you travel to an embroidery workshop or course, what do you take with you? Which of your things are absolutely necessary to have, that you wouldn’t borrow or buy new if you left them at Home Sweet Home?
Scissors, believe it or not, are not on this list. if I forget my scissors, I’ll still be comfortable using a friend’s pair or picking up a new pair – knowing that another pair will come in handy some day.
Needles I’m more particular about. There are two kinds of needles that I’ve learned to love: Bohin and Pym. They both are sharp and have smooth holes so the thread doesn’t catch. I can use other needles but I wouldn’t be as comfortable stitching with them.