I want to have every cool embroidery tool there is. I know–I do the same old stitching all the time. But the tools make me think I can branch out any time I want, and they’re so pretty! Today I’m thinking I need a mellor–a little tool used to prod goldwork threads into submission. And it’s sterling silver! Mary Corbet explains why silver is necessary and how, exactly, it’s used. See her Needle ‘n’ Thread post.
By Denise Felton