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11899Re: [medieval-leather] Re: Embroidering Leather

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  • Diane Dooley
    Jul 20, 2013
      Why in the world would you even try to poke a hole in any weight leather with an embroidery needle? They're not even that sharp. That's what an awl is for.


      On Jul 20, 2013, at 11:17, Henry Plouse <ozymandias1951@...> wrote:

      > I have done a very small amount of embroidering on leather, but, unlike Tasha, I DO think of 5-6 oz leather as "heavy", at least when it comes to poking holes through it with an embroidery needle (or any needle, for that matter). I would stick with garment weight leather (i.e., < 3 oz.).
      > {snip}
      > YOS, Alric, Glyn Dwfn

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