Which needles do you use?
This is one of the first questions any new student, on my course or workshop asks, and so they should! It really is important to have the right needle for the job, and there's so much choice, so many different names... where to start? It's pretty easy really - for embroidery choose an Embroidery or Crewel needle. How is it different from a 'normal' needle? Well, the most important difference is the eye - it's longer and slimmer than your average needle, making it easier to th