HNW - Colorfast Silk Thread Noramunro at
Tue May 9 16:54:55 PDT 2000

In a message dated 5/9/100 4:33:30 PM GMT, skinner02 at writes:

> Please do not wax threads except for strength.  We wax soft string to shape
>  it for padding up metallic embroidery.  We wax silk threads if they are to
>  be used in applying purls (metals cut thread).
<snipping more good advice>

Thank'ee, ma'am.  <G>  That's kind of what I thought, but since I learned 
needlework at my mother's knee rather than from some high-falutin' school, it 
did seem I could possibly have missed something.

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