[HNW] Embroidering garments
mooncat at in-tch.com
Mon Oct 6 15:02:55 PDT 2003
Oooh, ouch! That one would never have occurred to me!
Chris Laning wrote:
> And then there's the story of my friend Valerie, who spent eight months embroidering a round collar strip in Opus Anglicanum, based on the collar of the robe of the Holy Roman Emperor, only to find that it was too big for her -- because she had marked the design on the fabric *before* stretching it, and the density of the stitching meant that the fabric stayed at its larger, "stretched" size after the embroidery was done.
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