Wednesday, May 13, 2015

The Whys and Hows of Koma and Japanese Gold Thread

If you ever wondered what koma are used for in Japanese Embroidery, Susan at Plays with Needles lays it all out. (By the way, koma come in pairs because in Japanese Embroidery, gold threads are laid in pairs, so you need two, one for each thread in the pair.) 
http://plays-with-needles.blogspot.com/2015/04/a-second-pair-of-hands.html

If you'd like to read more about koma, the Kreinik blog has a great article.
http://kreinikthread.blogspot.com/2012/05/need-another-pair-of-hands.html

Written by Jane/Chilly Hollow
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