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Double running stitch looks a lot less scary than I expected.  Thanks,
Beatrix!

Isabeau, if you're coming to Herdmaster tomorrow, can I hit you up for a
demonstration?

-Ingibiǫrg

On Sat, Apr 18, 2015 at 7:22 AM, Sarah Fountain <[log in to unmask]>
wrote:

> Ingeborg,
>
> I'm kind of binging on blackwork right now, so I hope you don't mind my
> commenting in spite of my not being "local-ish." :-)
>
> The edging of the cuffs can be done with a blanket (buttonhole) stitch.
> The decorations would be done in double running stitch (here's a link to a
> rudimentary tutorial:
> http://www.nordicneedle.net/2011/04/22/holbein-double-running-stitch/ )
>  Diagramming the specific pattern that you want to mimic is, in my opinion,
> the only hard part.  I would be happy to try to diagram it for you, but
> this might be something that might be better done by someone "local-ish."
>  I hope my comments at least give you somewhere to start! :-)
>
> Sincerely,
> Beatrix
>
>
>
>
>   On Friday, 17 April 2015 7:44 AM, Caitlin Smith <
> [log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
>
>
> Can anybody local-ish teach me how to do blackwork cuffs, like in this
> picture? https://www.pinterest.com/pin/399835273143883918/
>
> Brianna Talbot says if the stitch will show on both sides it needs to be
> done differently, and I also have no clue about the edging part.
>
>
> Vǫlu-Ingibiǫrg
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