[HNW] 18th century quilted petticoat
betsy at softwareinnovation.com
Sun Jan 18 23:49:56 PST 2004
You might console yourself with the thought that these ladies had been
hand sewing all their lives- 12 stitches to the inch was something they
had to work up to as well. Maybe you can pass yours off as an
Just my .02 lira, Betsy
From: h-needlework-bounces at ansteorra.org
[mailto:h-needlework-bounces at ansteorra.org] On Behalf Of Carolyn Kayta
Sent: Sunday, January 18, 2004 10:05 PM
To: Historic Needlework
Subject: Re: [HNW] 18th century quilted petticoat
>Carolyn, it sounds like a wonderful skirt you are preparing to make.
>number of stitches per inch is general 12.
That's what I was afraid you folks would say (I got several responses on
h-costume to that effect). I can manage 6 without much trouble, but 12
will be something to work my way into. I may settle for 10.
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