[HNW] gold thread embroidery
Satine De La Courcel
ladysatinedelacourcel at hotmail.com
Tue Nov 6 10:55:38 PST 2007
I have used the Metalic gold thread DMC variety, Tends to Fray badly no matter how you wax it .. The Krenik stuff is a bit better, I have had some luck with and can be machine washed..
I have also used some imitation gold metal threads from Japanese embrodery center
Does not take much to Kink it. Be sure to get lots of practice before hand IMO it saved me for project I did for a friend. Not sure how The Imitation or real gold woudl hold up for lots of Satin stitch.. I would be affraid of snaging too much.... they also have the Real gold metal thread that has 2% real gold in it that will tarnish over time and it can get pretty pricey pretty quickly... I am sure that will kink a lot as well it is a metal thread after all...
But for the Metal theread emboidery Center they have the best prices for quantity I can find thus far...
None of it is exceptionally difficult, only very time consuming.
that is my 2 cents..
Date: Tue, 6 Nov 2007 05:55:45 -0800
From: anasasia_orpett at yahoo.com
To: h-needlework at lists.ansteorra.org
Subject: Re: [HNW] gold thread embroidery
I have never used real gold thread but I have done a variety of stitches with the metalic gold thread.
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From: Leif og Bjarne Drews <drewscph at post12.tele.dk>
To: Historic Needlework <h-needlework at lists.ansteorra.org>
Sent: Tuesday, November 6, 2007 6:13:40
Subject: [HNW] gold thread embroidery
I have had a request of making a gentlemans
waistcoat embroidered in real gold thread. The pattern would be satin
I have never tryed to make satin stitch with gold
thread so i would like to ask if any here has tryed it. Is it difficult and is
it very late?
The gentleman wants the embroidery made on a silk
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