March 17, 2006, Newsletter Issue #28: Clean Hands Make a Clean Project

Tip of the Week

Avoid using hand lotions or creams not designated as safe to use while stitching. They can rub off on the fabric and stain it. There are a variety of lotions on the market that are now considered to be safe for needleworkers. Check out Gloves in a Bottle, Udderly Smooth, and Needle Art Friend at When working with silk threads it will be important that your hands are nice and soft!

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