Aha! I thought I'd have to put another layer of cloth in to act as a
backing, but apparently not. Thanks! I think I understand how to do
the blind stich, but I'll look it up in my embroidery book here to
As for the bottom trim, I plan to make it in one long strip, but
narrow, like the metallic trims you can buy. I'll be putting it
on straight, too. I'm not quite an advanced enough seamstress
to try curvy bits, yet.
Saraid of the Steppes
--- In SCA-Garb@y..., "Aspasia Moonwind" <Aspasia2K1@m...> wrote:
> If I'm not embroidering directly on the fabric, I attach it with a
> stitch. This is where you fold a small amount of the fabric done
> underneath, where it doesn't show. Then you take a small stitch,
> the thread through the fold and take another stitch. If it is on a
> other area that is curved, you will need to make the trim in a
> curve for it to come out the same when attached.
> It was also done where it was embroidered directly on the gown,
> gown was roo worn, the embroidery was cut off and sewn on a new one.