Embroidery threads can be classified in several ways, firstly material then we come to types as each material has a variety of types cotton threads come in a range of weights (thicknesses) and for different uses. Stranded cotton – This type of thread is the most commonly used and threads are a 100% cotton and […]
The precise origins of raised embroidery (stumpwork) are lost in time, so one can only look back to a period when even earlier embroiderers were working in the narrative style. Using two layers of linen fabric , a cotton wadding sandwich, and white as well as light brown linen threads, Sicilian embroiderers created the narrative […]
To be honest there really aren’t any fabrics you can’t embellish, but some fabrics are more suited to specific techniques or just make the whole process less complex.