How to do Chemical Cutwork using Fiber Etch

Threads Magazine has once again run an excellent online article that introduces readers to Creating Chemical Cutwork using Fiber Etch “This fiber remover chemically melts away cotton, linen, and other plant-fiber fabrics. Using synthetic embroidery thread, you can embroider a plant-fiber fabric. Just apply a thin layer of Fiber Etch …

For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 307

Stitches The first detail on section 24 is a line of Oyster stitch worked with a seed bead added to the middle. Thread  A hand dyed mulberry silk thread Fabric: Dress or tea towel Linen Dyes:  Procion dyes used on the silk thread Date: This section of the sampler was …

Introducing sections 15, 17 and 24!

Band 200 was the end of section 13 so it is time to introduce the next. From here on I am afraid my band sampler documentation gets a little complicated. I have decided to keep  section 14 private, as this sampler was used to demonstrate some points in my online …

CQ Detail 158

The detail: This detail decorates the sides of lace with three straight stitches and seed beads The lace runs across piece 4 on block 24 of the “I dropped the button box” quilt. What is the back story? This regularly published series aims to illustrate and document the hand embroidered seams, embellishments and …