[HNW] Help and/or ideas needed.
Carolyn Kayta Barrows
kayta at frys.com
Thu Jul 28 13:38:56 PDT 2005
>The stumper is the proper way to manipulate the fabric
>to recreate the partlet. My opinion is that it was some type of Italian
>smocking or shirring to make the chevron pattern with bands of overstitching
>(soumak I think) about every 4-5". Has anyone had any success duplicating
>this look or have any ideas on how it was done and where I can find
>instructions to do it?
My guess was always that it had been crimped with something hot, that
actually scorched the edges. Think waffle iron. I see no stitched
manipulation on it at all.
dollmaker, fibre artist, textillian
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