[HNW] Extant Examples of German Embroidery

Laren laren at webcon.net.au
Thu Apr 14 22:12:44 PDT 2005


At 03:08 PM 15/04/2005, you wrote:

>>>But your blackwork was amazing.  Keep it up.
>
>>>Thanks for that. And I have to keep the blackwork up, it's not finished 
>>>yet! ;)
>
>It says it's not finished, right there on your site.  I'm doing blackwork 
>for my Ren. Faire character, and it's not going well.  The fabric is too 
>thin, the thread is too thick, and it looks pretty awful after hours of 
>work.  I may have to start all over with different fabric and thread.  Oh 
>well, it will be good for a demo even if I can't wear it by opening day.
>
>        CarolynKayta Barrows

Carolyn,

Are you doing counted blackwork? The shirt I'm working on is surface 
embroidery, much more forgiving! But it is starting to drag now. I knew it 
would be a big project, but I just want to be able to wear it and get onto 
other projects.

Cheers,
Jane 




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