HNW - Re: embroidered scrolls

Carol Thomas scbooks at neca.com
Fri Sep 3 05:42:11 PDT 1999


>Are you saying she embroiders the illuminations on the back of capes? 

Yes, she has done this twice.

>Are they appliqued?

No.  They are drawn out and the outlines filled in with split stitch.  They
take her about 200 hours, she says.

As a person who does counted work, I am in awe of her work.  Freehand
stitches like this drive me nuts.

>Are there photos of these as I'd love to see them?

I am afraid that I do not have great photos, nor a way to scan the
inadaquate ones I took.



Carllein

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