HNW - Blackwork thread counts

Carol Thomas scbooks at
Tue May 4 16:50:54 PDT 1999

>What I generally use in this kind of situation is waste canvas 
>(usually 14 count) positioned along the grain of the fabric.

 It amazes me that the waste canvas doesn't snag your threads and mess them
up.  A friend of mine did a cuff that way, and it was ruined in the
thread-removal process.

Are you using very tightly twisted silk or something to avoid it?


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