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Herringbone by another name

Ndebele and Herringbone are the same stitch. The stitch originated with the Ndebele (pronounced N-da-belly) tribe in South Africa - hence the name. However, once the stitch made it's way to America...
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Are you tired of having your thread knot up or get tangled? Are you having a hard time threading your needle? Try conditioning your thread.

Conditioners like Thread Heaven will make your bead-weaving much easier. The conditioner binds the thread fibers to prevent fraying and adds a thin coating to the thread surface allowing it slide through your work with ease. It works on a variety of threads including metallic, silk and rayon, making it great for not only bead-weaving, but also for other stitching hobbies like embroidery and cross-stitch.

Conditioning your thread:

  • Prevents fraying.
  • Strengthens the thread.
  • Won't stick to beads or needle.
  • Does not react with thread or fabric.
  • Non-toxic.
  • Acid free.
  • Coated thread glides through your work with remarkable ease.