HNW - reply - tambour vs chain stitch
lcatherinemc at hotmail.com
Wed Sep 15 17:28:09 PDT 1999
Excuseme, but could someone please explain what Tambor work is?
>From: Donna Kenton <kenton at neaccess.net>
>Reply-To: H-Needlework at Ansteorra.ORG
>To: H-Needlework at Ansteorra.ORG
>Subject: Re: HNW - reply - tambour vs chain stitch
>Date: Wed, 15 Sep 1999 14:55:39 -0400
>Gee, when I do tambour, I'm pretty sure there's only one thread that shows
>on the bottom. It's been a while, though, so I might be wrong.
>You have one thread as a tail that sorta stays behind. The other half is
>the working thread, where you pull up the loop.
>I'll have to double check.
>At 11:42 AM 9/15/1999 -0700, you wrote:
> >Hi Charlene,
> >It is easy to distinguish tambour work from chain stitch when you look at
> >the back of the work. Since chain stitch is worked with the thread on
> >top of the fabric and the thread is drawn completely through the fabric
> >with each stitch, the only thing that shows on the bottom is a single
> >stitch that looks like a running stitch. Tambour work, because it is
> >with the thread on the underside, looping up to the top, has two threads
> >that show on the bottom of the work. Another way to think of tambour
> >is as a basic crochet stitch done with a piece of fabric in the middle --
> >anybody out there want to speculate about a connection between tambour
> >Kira (sca Constance
> >For those who have done both, once worked is it possible to distinguish
> >tambour from chain stitch (either front or back)?
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