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I took my first lessons in bobbin lacemaking today! Waiting was the hardest part… First to master the basic cross Begin with bobbin pair threads parallel. Cross the inner threads to the right Cross the outer two pairs to the left What the final cross should look like. Total of four […]Read more ›
I like to wax my threads before I do any hand sewing. This is especially handy with conductive threads which are generally hairy and tangle easily. Taking a few minutes to wax thread is a major time saver! Purchase a cake of bees wax from your local sewing shop. Pull the thread thru the bees wax […]Read more ›
After teaching around the world and back again I found that people are still buying anti-static or metalic looking threads believing the fiber is conductive and will work for eTextiles, wearable computing, and craft -tech. Its an easy mistake as there are more vendors on ebay and etsy selling fake ‘conductive’ thread than I ever imagined! Unfortunately, this ignorance and […]Read more ›