HNW - Silk Chenille

'Bella bella3 at 1st.net
Tue Aug 8 06:56:16 PDT 2000


what webpage? mmmm, did I miss something being offline for three weeks?
'bella

leif drews wrote:

> Please go to my webpage and se my design  for this:
> I have had  a check send  from germany  to pay for costs of the  costume.
> Ill  order from you soon.
>
> It is going to be embroidered on pale orange colooured moire antique.
>
> Bjarne
>
> Jeanmarie Brucia wrote:
>
> > Bjarne,
> >
> > I just received my shipment yesterday of 23 colors of Au ver a soie Chenille
> > a broder (see http://www.jennyjune.com/fibers.htm and scroll down to see
> > colors and numbers).  In my package were suggestions on working with it;
> >
> > "1. use size 20 chenille needle.
> > 2. keep the chenille length less than 14 inches.
> > 3. Using your thumb and second finger, strip off the fuzzy part of the
> > chenille until you see the thread core for about an inch.  You can now see 3
> > strands of thread core.
> > 4. separate the 3 strands and insert 1 strand into the eye of the needle.
> > 5. Tie a knot around the needle's eye using the 1 strand on one side of the
> > eye and the 2 strands on the other side of the eye.
> >
> > This results in only a single part of the chenille in the needle when
> > stitching, rather than stitching with doubled chenille.  It is also helpful
> > to widen the hole slightly with the tip of the needle with each stitch."
> >
> > Hope this is helpful.
> > Best wishes,
> > Jeanmarie
> > http://www.jennyjune.com
> > Your online source for stumpwork embroidery
> > & needlelace supplies. Discover/MasterCard/Visa
> > all welcome.  e-mail: jenny at jennyjune.com
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: h-needlework <owner-h-needlework at ansteorra.org>
> > To: <h-needlework-digest at ansteorra.org>
> > Sent: Tuesday, July 25, 2000 12:00 AM
> > Subject: h-needlework V1 #678
> >
> > >
> > > h-needlework          Tuesday, July 25 2000          Volume 01 : Number
> > 678
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> > >
> > > Date: Mon, 24 Jul 2000 08:41:40 -0500 (EST)
> > > From: Laura Shumar <lshumar at pop.netdirect.net>
> > > Subject: Re: HNW - travelling from Australia to San Francisco
> > >
> > > There's an event in the San Francisco area?  I'll be there August 5-14,
> > > for the Society of Glass Beadmakers conference, and would also love to
> > > know about "must-see" needlework attractions *and* SCA events.
> > >
> > > It's not exactly needlework related, but since there would probably be
> > > interest I'll mention that the Bead Bazaar, where SGB members will sell
> > > their handmade glass beads, will be Saturday, August 12 10:00-5:00 at the
> > > Oakland City Center Mariott.
> > >
> > > I can at least *vaguely* relate this to Historical Needlework by
> > > mentioning the cool textile-inspired jewelry I saw last year - one woman
> > > strings her beads on Kumihomo, and there's another who makes exquisite
> > > temari-ball beads, and one who "weaves" strands of fused glass...it's
> > > amazing what can be done!
> > >
> > >     -Laura
> > >
> > > ------------------------------
> > >
> > > Date: Mon, 24 Jul 2000 19:24:31 +0200
> > > From: leif drews <drewscph at post12.tele.dk>
> > > Subject: HNW - silk chennille
> > >
> > > Dear list
> > > Hope you enjoy the summer all!!!
> > >
> > > My next project a big panier dress with embroidery on the sleave frills,
> > > stomacher, overskirt panels and underskirt. In Chenille silk thread.
> > > I saw some beautifull embroidered curtains at Palais Amalienborg,
> > > Copenhagen all embroidered with a beautifull floral motif in Silk
> > > Chenille thread and was  in love!!!
> > > Now here comes my thoaghts about this.
> > > A silk Chenille is very thick, therefore it could not ben stitched
> > > through the delicate silkfabric.
> > > Is it Couched to the fabric?
> > > Does anybody know.
> > > Mostly because i am very thrilled to know that it is available at
> > > Hedgehog Handworks.
> > >
> > > Bjarne
> > >
> > > - --
> > >
> > >
> > > Leif Drews
> > > Åboulevard 5, 3 th
> > > 1635  København V
> > >
> > > Bjarne Drews
> > > Åboulevard 5,3.th
> > > 1635 København V
> > >
> > > tlf. 35 37 13 70
> > >
> > > Homepage: http://home0.inet.tele.dk/drewscph
> > >
> > > Homepage: http://members.tripod.com/~DeeDee_Revia/1index.html
> > >
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> Leif Drews
> Åboulevard 5, 3 th
> 1635  København V
>
> Bjarne Drews
> Åboulevard 5,3.th
> 1635 København V
>
> tlf. 35 37 13 70
>
> Homepage: http://home0.inet.tele.dk/drewscph
>
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