• Threads for your favorite teams!

    March Madness Stitching

    The Big Dance is upon us and it’s time to pick your basketball tournament stitching project. Seasoned sports watchers know, stitching is a fantastic stress reliever for all of those bracket busters, questionable calls and buzzer beaters.  So, we thought this would be the perfect time to share our suggestions for the best collegiate thread colors!

    If your heart bleeds blue, let us help you get the shade just right:
     Duke & UNC needlepoint canvases with threads

    Gonzaga - Straw Silk Azurite and Cirrus Cloud

    Duke - Vineyard Silk Limoges, Silk Lame Braid SL02 and SL15

    UNC - Silk and Ivory Breeze, Kreinik 5760 and DMC 827

    UConn - Essentials Admiral, Shark and White


    Perhaps red is more to your liking and we’ve got the perfect hue:

    NC State needlepoint canvases with threads

    Arizona - Pepper Pot Patriot and Neon Rays N20

    Wisconsin - Stardust White and Silk and Ivory Really Red

    Texas Tech - Planet Earth Silk RedHot and Midnight

    NC State - Petite Silk Lame Braid SP218, DMC 321 and 5200


    There is a range of yellows and golds; try these selections:

    Basketball needlepoint canvas with threads

    Baylor - Glisten G65, Entice E259 and Spendor 829

    Purdue - Caron Snow Black and Entice E215

    UCLA - Planet Earth 6-Ply Silk Dune and Azure or Planet Earth Wool Zest and Azure

    Wake Forest - Splendor S801, Neon Rays N134 and Neon Rays Plus NP134


    If orange is more your thing, here are some great colors:

    Clemson, Florida, and Tennessee needlepoint canvases with threads

    Auburn - DMC Perle Cotton 823 and 900

    Tennessee - Plane Earth Wool Cloud, Silk and Ivory Big Orange and Neon Rays Plus NP02

    Texas - Bella Lusso 000 and 850

    Clemson - FyreWerks FT69, Flair F516 and Vineyard Silk Bright White

    We’d love to know your favorite team thread colors and who you’re cheering for this season. Tag us in your posts and good luck with your bracket!
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