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I learned to embroider when I was a kid, when everyone was really into cross stitch (remember the '80s?). Eventually, I migrated to surface embroidery, teaching myself with whatever I could get my hands on...read more

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Great Goldwork Technique!

 

Just a quick little post to refer you to a good technique post that you should read, if you’re interested in goldwork.

Now, this is something that everyone in the world may have already known, but when I first started goldwork, I did not know this technique. When I learned it, it changed the way I looked at couched threads.

Carol-Anne of Threads Across the Web wrote up a great post on plunging threads using a plunging lasso, or what she calls a “sinking needle.

If you haven’t read it or are not familiar with this idea, check out her post! The concept is simple, and it makes couching techniques a whole lot more palatable!

While you’re there, check out her latest finished goldwork project – it’s stunning!

 
 

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