Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Silk Threads: A Tutorial

Mary Corbet just published a wonderful beginner's guide to stranded silk floss.  Mary doesn't do needlepoint, but what she says about spun silks is still relevant.
http://www.needlenthread.com/2017/03/silk-hand-embroidery-thread-spun-silk.html

Next Mary tackled twisted filament silk.
http://www.needlenthread.com/2017/03/hand-embroidery-twisted-filament-silk.html

Mary promises information about flat filament silk next….
https://www.needlenthread.com/2017/03/silk-hand-embroidery-thread-101-flat-silk.html

(By the way, this is the place where you can watch the video on twisting flat silk that Mary mentions in the last link above.)
https://www.needlenthread.com/2012/03/twisting-flat-silk-video-tutorial.html

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