Blackwork materials, Re: HNW - Is anyone there????
foxnhare at goldrush.com
Sun Apr 5 00:03:25 PST 1998
Mary Temple wrote:
> So I guess I'll pose a question...when doing Blackwork, what materials
> do people use? DMC floss, silk floss, cotton weave fabric, linen, what
> kind of needle, etc...?
I use as close as I can get to even-weave fabric, usually linen.
I use a thread about as thick as the threads of which the fabric is
woven, so it's sometimes silk sewing thread and sometimes silk
I usually use a tapestry needle, but sometimes use a blunted regular
sewing needle, carefully smoothed.
Diane Hare/MS.HARE foxnhare at goldrush.com San Andreas, CA
mailto:hibrida at goldrush.com
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