Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Tools for Stumpwork Attachments

Mary Corbet is working a crewel design from Hazel Blomkamp which has stumpwork leaves and petals that are worked separately around wires, then cut out and attached to the main design.

The really interesting thing to me is Mary's description of the tools she's using to dispense the stiffening agent around the edges of the wired attachments.  I think needlepointers might find very good uses for Aqua Brushes!
http://www.needlenthread.com/2016/04/the-stumpwork-is-finished-some-tips.html

Written by Jane/Chilly Hollow
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