Re: [sig] Question about stitching seams
- Tasha wrote:
>Do you have to use a laying tool with it? I'm planning a Chinese dragon forDepends. On 18 ct canvas, doing satin stitch over 6/7 threads, I do
>mundane display and sale, and I really want to get that glossy, shiny sheen.
(of course, I'm also using 4.5 strands (each strand is really two
filaments)). Doing the German longstitch piece (32 ct linen, over 4
threads, using 2 strands), I lay it with my fingers or the needle if
it seems to be twisting. Doing XS with two strands on *any* count
fabric, I don't. YMMV
If you want the smooth shiny look, you probably will want to use a
>What's NAYY mean?no affiliation, yadda, yadda. It's another one of those internet
acronyms. I first saw it on a Quiltropolis sewing list two-three
> Tasha wrote:for
> >Do you have to use a laying tool with it? I'm planning a Chinese dragon
> >mundane display and sale, and I really want to get that glossy, shinysheen.
>Most excellent, thank you!
> If you want the smooth shiny look, you probably will want to use a
> laying tool.
> Jenn Ridley
We now return you to your regularly scheduled Slavic discussions (unless
someone wants to chime in with stuff on 13th century Russian embroidery, which
would be REALLY cool).
- --- In sig@y..., "Melina York" <myork2@h...> wrote:
> Hi,seams of
> I was wondering what kind of technique would be used to stitch the
> 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.I know this is an old thread. Xristina, if you haven't finished your
project yet, or started the seams, or just want info on what stitches
are used nowadays to finish seams, email me at
aislinncc@.... I am willing to make copies of pages in some
books I have and send them to you via snail mail. The books depict
seam-joining stitches for Ukrainian and Russian peasant blouses. They
remind me of macrame and I plan to use one of them to join the seams
of the blouse I am working on.
Nadezhda Petrovna Stoianova