HNW - waxing

Diane S. Sawyer tasha_medved at
Tue May 9 08:41:24 PDT 2000

--- BradshawAB at wrote:
> I always wax my threads when I do blackwork, it keeps it from
> fraying, and 
> pulls through the fabric a lot easier, you dont get the frayed bits
> on the 
> sides, and the wax washes out. I think it makes the piece easier to
> work 
> with, and might even make the piece last longer, since it doesnt
> get as much 
> wear when it is being worked.
> Beth

What are you using for threads, though?  I can kind of see waxing
linen, but silk?


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