Re: [sig] thread
- I'm trying not to make this a blatant ad..... I do carry linen thread if you
That is an excellent sewing site. Thanks Tasha.
I'm shutting down the computer around noon, loading and prep for War. I'll
be taking all the linen thread with me. In fact, its already packed....under
a ton of corset bones! I'm getting too old for this kind of work.
Maria P.... (Polish fabric merchant....Dragon's Magic #25)
> ----- Original Message -----of
> From: "Melina York" <myork2@...>
> > Hi,
> > I was wondering what kind of technique would be used to stitch the seams
> > clothing from 10th -11th C Kiev. I am planning on doing a pieceentirely
> > by hand, and want to make sure that I do the seams right.the
> > Thanks,
> > Xristina
> I found this article highly useful.
> I started to make a rubahka by hand about a year ago, using backstitch on
> seams. I screwed up the placement of the gores and set it aside to redobackstitching
> later, and this year realized that I needed to cannibalize it to use the
> fabric for something else. I started to rip the seams, but the
> was way too sturdy... it would have taken me forever. So I ended upcutting
> close to the seam to get the fabric I needed, but it's good to know thatmy
> backstitching is that sturdy!
> What fabrics and threads are you planning on using?