Saturday, July 13, 2013

A New Way to Stitch Fur UPDATED

It would never EVER occur to me to use herringbone stitch to make fur.  Fortunately, Mary Corbet has much more imagination!   She calls this Victorian Tufting and it looks like fun.
http://www.needlenthread.com/2013/07/stitch-fun-victorian-tufting-fluffy-stuff.html

By the way, Mary also has written an article about Velvet Stitch, another fur like stitch you might be interested in mastering.
http://www.needlenthread.com/2013/07/stitch-fun-velvet-stitch-some-more-fluff.html

UPDATE:  More Victorian Faux Fur!
http://suetortoise.wordpress.com/embroidery-and-crafts/techniques/victorian-fun-fur/

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