Spangles, silver purl, silver plated thread I twisted into cord, and many yards of cream silk thread. The first cuff is done and now I get to do it all over again for the second cuff.
I started these as learning samples in free motion embroidery. The small motifs are from a 17th-century stomacher at the V&A museum. The original was done in silk and silver gilt on linen with spangles. My samples are in polyester thread on cotton muslin with silver bullion wire and fine silver cord for some of the… Read More 17th Century Stomacher Slips Free Motion Embroidery