[HNW] stabilizing silk
Leif og Bjarne Drews
drewscph at post12.tele.dk
Mon Mar 17 06:21:27 PDT 2008
As not to spoil the fine charmeause, how about using a water soluble
stabilisizer? You dont have to use a glue on, just put the soluble stuff on
the top of the charmeause.
When your embroidery is finnished, you can just put it in cold water and it
I have used this when i embroidered a cushion cover in a rather course
linnen. Because the weave was very uneaven and coarse, the soluble helped a
But this is if your sewing silk dont bleed!!!
----- Original Message -----
From: "Sharon Zakhour" <Sharon.Zakhour at Sun.COM>
To: "Historic Needlework" <h-needlework at lists.ansteorra.org>
Sent: Monday, March 17, 2008 5:25 AM
Subject: [HNW] stabilizing silk
> Hi there,
> I have a silk charmeuse scarf that I need to embroider on. Other than a
> hoop, what can I do to stabilize it a bit? I am using silk embroidery
> floss, which adds to the difficulty level.
> All tips are welcome. :-)
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