[HNW] icky blackwork
eowyna at sca-caid.org
Sat Apr 16 09:19:04 PDT 2005
On Sat, 16 Apr 2005 08:54:58 -0700
Carolyn Kayta Barrows <kayta at frys.com> wrote:
>I didn't like the loopy look with the smaller thread.
> And even looking only at that part, it looked skimpy.
I don't understand how one gets a "loopy look" . If you
pull it enough to get it to lie down even to the cloth
surface, it shouldn't be loopy.
If it is looking skimpy -- tatting cord does provide a
Are you doing the outline+filling sort of blackwork, or
the design-in-a-line sort? If the former, then outline
the area to be worked using stem stitch to give a wider
outline. If the latter, this should be historically
compatible. But yes, it is finer than perle 12.
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