[HNW] embroidered pillow information needed
garbaholic at gmail.com
Mon Nov 5 08:57:12 PST 2007
Do you need technique help or historical/documentation help? The
information probably won't be in the same place.
On Nov 5, 2007 9:33 AM, lambdakennels1 at juno.com <lambdakennels1 at juno.com> wrote:
> I made a nice viking six board box that I use as a seat and to store my
> things in at events. However, it gets rather hard after sitting on it all
> day. Consequently, I am making a cushion for it. I am using cotton tone on
> tone jacarard (sp?) fabric and cotton embroidery floss because I want to be
> able to wash it when it gets dirty. I have embroidered a nice heraldic lion
> on it and am ready to assemble the cushion. I am in need of remedial
> costuming help. Someone told me that the cushion in period (late 13th
> century on up) would have piping on the seams and tassles. I have no idea
> where to look to find information on this sort of thing. Can someone please
> put me out of my misery and point me in the right direction. Many thanks.
> Lady Stephanie Lilburn
> aka Stephanie Smith, Ph.D
> Hunt County, Texas
> Owned by a Poodle and an Australian Cattle Dog
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