Diamant is a DMC “metallic” thread that comes on a spool. It is a single non-divisible strand that is weighted the same as 2 strands of cotton floss. Many people find it much easier to use than the DMC Light Effects “metallics”, which come in 6 strand divisible skeins.
This is a listing of hundreds of printed canvases that we can order. Just email us at MagicHourNeedlecrafts@gmail.com and we can help you find your perfect canvas! Please remember that this is a HUGE task to put together, and we cannot guarantee that the prices and selection are up to date. We will keep it […]
We’ve had a wonderful response from local needlecrafters to our Grand Re-Opening. It was worth all the effort! We are still a work in progress, so please be patient, but we love our new shop! Come on in for a visit! We’re at 6009 Valley Way in Niagara Falls, Ontario. It’s a big repurposed high […]
First up – Aida! Aida is the go-to fabric for millions of stitchers, and probably the most used world-wide. It is 100% cotton, with easy to see holes and comes in a wide selection of colours. “Mystic Grey” is a beautiful shade of grey with just a hint of olive green, making it a lovely […]
Looking to try some needlepoint without breaking the bank? No problem! This video will show you how! And here’s an easy way to get all you need! Click HERE to see the kit!
Did you know?, Needlepoint, Product Uses and Care, Tutorials
Needlepoint Canvas – A Quick Guide to Different Types
Needlepoint is an ancient needlecraft that has recently enjoyed a resurgence in popularity. It is used to create pillows, bags, eyeglass cases, purses, wall hangings, rugs, upholstery for furniture, even clothing! What sets it apart from other kinds of needlecrafts is the “ground” that it is stitched on. Needlepoint is done on evenweave canvas, not […]
An update from Magic Hour and Donna tell everything about her current needlepoint WIP.
Did you know?, Product Uses and Care
Article: Decorating with Cross-Stitch: How to Enhance Your Home Decor
A few weeks ago, we were approached by RedFin about turning a house into a home using cross-stitch and embroidery! Here is the article: https://www.redfin.com/blog/cross-stitch-home-decor-ideas/ Happy stitching! Cheers!Donna and Serena
Aida, Lugana, Linen and Linda We get a lot of questions regarding the difference between the main types of fabrics that are specifically designed for cross stitch and other needle arts. All fabrics designed for cross stitch are “evenweave”, which means that there are the same number of threads in one direction as the other. […]