HNW - reply - tambour vs chain stitch
Diane S. Sawyer
tasha_medved at yahoo.com
Thu Sep 16 07:26:04 PDT 1999
- --- Donna Kenton <kenton at neaccess.net> wrote:
> You take this little dingus which looks for all the
> world like the littlest
> crochet hook you have ever seen. Most frequently
> mounted in a wooden or
> plastic handle. Hooks come in various sizes.
Where do you find them?
> This is absolutely wonderful for applying serious
> quantities of beads. In
> that case, you're working the opposite way. The top
> would be the
> underpart, where the thread with the beads is. The
> part you're actually
> working, where you can see the chain stitch, is the
So you thread the beads first, then work tambour
upside down, pulling up the thread between beads? Way
> Caveat: This is a chain stitch and must be well
> secured. Otherwise, you
> could lose the whole thing.
I'm sensing some way cool beaded Russian and Mongolian
garb coming on!
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