Monday 1 July 2013

Experimenting with Home Made Braid

This is a detail of a project I have just finished.  I tried out the instant braid made with twisted embroidery cotton, with several strips laid side by side.  It gave just the effect I wanted.  There was a slight problem with a bit of pulling, leaving the background fabric with a tiny bit of fullness, but this was all absorbed by the quilting.  It was fun to do, a bit time consuming, and I think I shall be doing this again in the future.

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