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30 June 2010

Playtime in Green and Gold

I’ve just made an order to Tanya Berlin :
9 inch Sample of Gilt Bright Check Purl - No. 89 inch Sample of Gilt Rough Purl - No. 8
9 inch Sample of Gilt Smooth Purl - No. 8
9 inch Sample of Gilt Wire Check Purl - No. 8
9 inch Sample of Gilt 8 x 2 Check Thread
9 inch Sample of No. 5 Dull Check Purl - Green
9 inch Sample of No. 5 Rough Purl - Green
15 Inches of No. 1 Bright Check Bullion - Gilt Bright
1 Yard of No. 1 Twist – Gilt
1 Yard of Gilt Elizabethan Twist
1 Yard of Twist - Gilt No. 1 ½
1 Yard of Gilt No. 6 Twist
1 Yard of Gilt Flatworm Thread - No. 6
1 Yard of Medium Rococco - Gilt
1 Yard of Very Fine Rococco – Gilt
Postage
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$35.20(CA)
Some serious playing to be had with these! It’s all gilt, but still – that’s an awful lot of gold thread for $35. I’ll have to get a bigger gold thread box.
I like it that you can get 9” samples of everything – plenty for what I want to do, with a bit left for future reference.
I’ve decided not to do the leaves shown in the photo in the last post. The biggest of them is 1cm long. I’d have to use the smallest size of each thread, and the thread details wouldn’t be visible unless you were close up to the piece.
I’ve got several leaves dotted around that end – I’ll use those, and experiment with various embroidery stitches on the rose leaves.

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4 Comments:

Anonymous Rachel said...

You are going to have fun with that little lot, aren't you!

Wednesday, June 30, 2010  
Blogger Elmsley Rose said...

Oh yeah!

Thursday, July 01, 2010  
Anonymous Kathy said...

Oooohhhh! I am jealous! I plan to bring back gold work supplies from the USA this summer and I can't wait! Lucky you!

Friday, July 02, 2010  
Blogger Elmsley Rose said...

I plan to buy another plastic black box with drawers today - I'm going to need it! :-)

Friday, July 02, 2010  

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