• The art of embroidery - fashion archive, 17 May 1934

    4 days ago - By The Guardian

    17 May 1934 The task is simplified and a good result much more easily obtained if the embroidery is done not in the hand but stretched in a frame It is surprising how many needlewomen fight shy of working in a frame, not realising perhaps that in tackling certain stitches, such as satin-stitch, and with certain types of work, such as appliqué and canvas work, the task is simplified and a good result much more easily obtained if the embroidery is done not in the hand but stretched in a frame. It may be that they grudge the time spent in fixing the material into the frame, but with a little...
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