Tags » Finishing Techniques

Backstrap Weaving - Simply Silk

All I can talk about this week is that I finished THE silk piece…hooray, hooray! and that I learned more about ”hard” pressing.

I started this long project last (Bolivian) summer having brought back lots of lovely 60/2 silk from my trip away. 1,061 more words

Backstrap Weaving

Backstrap Weaving - Over the Hump

I am back home and over the hump. Normally I don’t have a hump to get over because, as soon as I return, I simply jump into a new exciting project at the loom that has been slowly developing in my head during my travels. 2,730 more words

Backstrap Weaving

Hooks and Eyes: A better way

I have been super busy as of late and so it’s been a long while since I’ve posted.  I am working on a much longer patterning and construction post, but in the meantime, I thought I could do a quickie post.   489 more words


How to place your fabric onto a small embroidery hoop

Isn’t it funny how sometimes what seems really obvious isn’t actually that obvious… until it becomes really obvious again! (What…!?) Here’s a perfect example of what I mean… 402 more words


Card Tutorial

Aperture cards are quite handy and they’re certainly great for a quick finish, but… creatively speaking, erm, they don’t score that high, do they! And it doesn’t even take that long to be… 362 more words

Finishing Techniques

How to cut linen in a straight line

If you’re finding that you go cross-eyed when you try to cut a straight line through your linen, then this is a great tip to help you get there without any headache or accidents ;) 147 more words


The Hoop finish

It can be really effective to display your stitched work in a hoop, and so straightforward… the trick is to get the back right ;) Here’s a… 309 more words

Finishing Techniques