HNW - Craftsman-period embroidery (reply)
lshumar at netdirect.net
Tue Sep 14 08:56:40 PDT 1999
I don't have the original message, but I've found some cotton that
resembles Katya's description of the craftsman-period fabric. It's,
as she said, burlap like, and not densely woven, and with a finer
gauge (about 20 count, as I remember - it's buried in my closet
someplace). It's much softer than burlap, and drapes nicely.
Anyway, I found this stuff at my local Jo-Ann's awhile ago, over
with the cheap chambrays. I don't remember any special name
for it....it did seem out of place. If it turns up again (I wish I'd bought
more!) I'll be sure to let you know.
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