Patchwork Persuasion- Print on Demand Edition by Joen Wolfrom
By Joen Wolfrom
Joen Wolfrom has been sharing her interesting block enhancement principles in workshops in the course of the global considering 1985. Now, in Patchwork Persuasion - interesting Quilts from conventional Designs, those principles are awarded so all quilters can create dynamic, resourceful quilts very easily. discover interesting how one can improve your quilts good looks and curiosity via interesting block play. swap blocks - through including or doing away with layout strains removal block sections rotating, marvelous, or floating blocks - and watch fascinating layout probabilities emerge. Stretching, squeezing, mixing, merging - those block manipulations may be basic or advanced. the extent of problem is yours to settle on! Over 2 hundred brilliant colour illustrations and 18 actions are provided on your studying amusement. to boot, a stunning «Quilt exhibit» of over a hundred quilts offers a banquet in your eyes and mind's eye.
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2) Hint Winding the koma toward your body adds overtwist to the thread, which is very desirable. Without the overtwist, the silk core of the thread would be exposed, causing damage to the thread. As you unwind the thread from the koma, some of the overtwist will naturally disappear. 34 SECTION 1: GOLD WORK Fig. 2. Turn the koma toward your body. Fig. 1. Tie a thread to each of the koma. As you wind, don’t let the thread slip through your left hand, as this will cause damage to the thread and leave an oily residue from your skin.
With your left hand, unwind about 20" from the skein and place your left hand at this 20" mark. At this point your two hands should be 20" apart and the rest of the skein should still be in place. Turn the koma in your right hand toward your body, winding thread onto the koma. Whether you are right- or lefthanded, always turn the koma toward your body. This adds overtwist to the Japanese gold/silver. (Fig. 2) Hint Winding the koma toward your body adds overtwist to the thread, which is very desirable.
Make sure your stitches accurately follow the traced lines. These are the lines you will follow when stitching the design and the more accurate they are, the easier it will be to stitch. 42 SECTION 1: GOLD WORK 6. When you’ve completed the outline stitching, tear the paper away to reveal the stitched outline of the design. This sounds easy, but you must be very careful not to disturb the stitching when tearing away the paper. I usually run the point of a laying tool along a single stitched line.