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broderer

New techique: make lace like a duchess's!

Techniques

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Projects

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30 August, 2011

  • 08:49 PM

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    broderer posted a message on broderer's wall

    I will be teaching ‘Carrickmacross by Machine’ at the Royal School of Needlework in London next year, probably a two-day course. Further details to follow.

  • 08:41 PM

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    broderer commented on the technique 'Carrickmacross' lace by machine

    If you don’t lower the feed dogs the feed teeth will push the fabric along, and prevent you from moving it freely. You will get straight lines. Don’t be afraid to lower the feed dogs (or maybe you …

  • 08:38 PM

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    broderer commented on the technique 'Carrickmacross' lace by machine

    I did the final stitching of perle thread by machine. Load it on the bobbin, winding on carefully by hand. Load this into the bottom of your sewing machine, but you may have to bypass the tension i…



11 August, 2011



10 June, 2011

  • 09:56 PM

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    broderer added the technique Block printing
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    Add pattern to your cloth/garments with a repeat printed design.

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  • 09:33 PM

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    broderer commented on the article Why I Bother Sewing With a Treadle

    You forgot to mention the smell! I love the resinous, fragrant oil smell of treadle or hand-crank sewing machines. And the quiet ‘snick-snick-snick’ noise of the needle perforating the fabric. Ther…



2 December, 2010

  • 06:54 PM

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    broderer added the project Freesia necklace
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    A free-machine embroidered motif was worked on soluble fabric. I based it on drawings of freesias, andsewed it in colours chosen by the client. Once the fabric ground was dissolved, I strung it on…

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  • 06:46 PM

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    broderer added the project Two old shirts make one new!
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    Take two old t-shirts, with worn areas and combine them to make one new shirt, dressed up with removable collar and cuffs in contrasting material. I used a raglan-sleeved pattern (I took one from …

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  • 06:34 PM

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    broderer added the technique Spot Beading
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    Adding beads by hand with needle and thread, e.g. to highlight a printed pattern.

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15 September, 2009