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How to Trapunto the Periwinkle Fairy

Hints and tips from Di van Niekerk   Trapunto   Trapunto (from the Italian word trapungere meaning to embroider) is an ideal method for raising a shape (such as a Fairy) up off the surface of the design. It is a form of padded embroidery where the shape is outlined in small stab stitches, working… Continue reading How to Trapunto the Periwinkle Fairy

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Hints and tips from Di van Niekerk

Hints and tips from Di van Niekerk   Threading up The general rule for this kind of embroidery:   Use one strand of the thread where possible — it always looks better when one strand is used in a design. Rather use more stitches instead of thick, bulky threads to fill in the detail. Separate… Continue reading Hints and tips from Di van Niekerk