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The coils of couching

So I am learning more about real metal thread embroidery — the kind that has been done for centuries is still being done today. This photo shows passing thread, couched by a silk thread.

 

Thank you to Beth Robertson for the photo of her real metal thread work-in-progress.

 

For more info on Kreinik passing thread: www.kreinik.com/articles/news.php?newsid=132

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Taken on July 30, 2010