pressed without harm.
For most other kinds of work downwards on a board which has already been covered with a napkin or a fine towel fix it at regular intervals with drawing-pins, and while it is
better to lay
doing so stretch the material into possible
be careful not to stretch
would be worse than ever the work, leave
out of shape, which
then lay a
over-night to dry, and the puckering
should have disappeared by the time
is no need to pucker work if it is held properly. Some stitches are more inclined to tighten than others, but it is generally when working across the material that they tighten it. The work should always be held in a convex position over the fingers, and when
working in wools
are sometimes very elastic
the needle-worker should see that the threads
over the surface. at the
the background appears rounded
worked part on the under-side, the wools are too
wiser to cut
them out than
the material in the same way, and as threads are generally too
always does not harm it is
Knots, as a rule, should be avoided
always be cut, not broken off. The best way to commence a new thread is to run a few stitches on the right side on a part which will be covered afterwards by embroidery.
and the threads more make for good work, before it is finished and gets roughened
This keeps the wrong side secure.
as a rule
long thread does not it
takes longer to pull through.
Published on Oct 27, 2016