Looking for a little help or some handy tips and hints? Check out our Bothy videos below...
Take a look around Bothy Threads with Kate…
Not sure which Bothy Threads kit is right for you? Take a look at our helpful video for a few hints and tips to help you pick the right one…
Here are a few things to think about before you make a start with your Bothy Threads kit…
Whether you are a beginner or a well seasoned stitcher, this video will answer all your cross stitch questions including:
- What to expect from a Bothy Threads kit and how to use our charts
- Which way to use your Aida and how to find the centre point
- Where to start stitching the design
- How to split your stranded cotton into one strand
- How to start off – including the fantastic loop method!
- How to do a cross stitch – including left and right handed demos
- How to finish off your thread when you have finished your cross stitch
Don’t forget to watch Part B for more helpful tips on half cross stitch, working with a blend and fractional stitches.
Following on from Part A – this video explains how to do half cross stitch, working full cross with a blend of two colours and how to do fractional stitches.
Not sure where to start with tapestry or the best stitch to use? This helpful video should answer any tapestry questions you may have!
We love to use special threads in our designs to add extra sparkle. This video shows you how to work with metallics, lana (fluffly/woolly threads) and variegated threads. We also show you how to add beads and sequins to your finished piece.
Recently finished a cross stitch piece and not sure what to do next? Or do you want to try framing for the first time? Our how to video is packed with helpful hints and tips to ensure your finished piece is picture perfect.
Not sure how to do back stitch or where to start? This helpful video will explain everything including how to do piercing back stitch.
Ever wondered how to do long stitch? How many strands to use? Or what type of canvas? Hopefully our helpful video should answer all your questions.
Top tips and help on how to do the perfect French knot, lazy daisy stitch or couching!
Kate shows you how to do the daisy stitches in Spring At Last by Santoro’s Gorjuss.