Friday, August 28, 2015

Making 18th Century Trim

Some of us probably are interested in graduating from making twisted cord to more elaborate trims.  This link is for you.  It describes how silk trim is made in Williamsburg using 18th Century techniques.  I'm not certain I could make similar trim following the videos but they certainly as fascinating to watch.
http://twonerdyhistorygirls.blogspot.com/2015/08/the-trade-and-art-of-making-18thc-trim.html

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