Finest Whitework with Appenzell Embroidery
pillow, handmade, Franconian forest, Germany
Embroidered on fine batiste as in the pillow or on very fine linen
Weddigen 280 or 240
- fine linens
Weddigen 22 - fine linen 50ct.
Fine coton cambric / batiste
Special cotton embroidery yarn - The embroidery thread for fine whitework
The fin and finest whitework should be 3dimensional and should have a satin-like surface. For this you need Special cotton l think.
Monograms with approx. 1 or more inch you can embroider with size 25 or 30,
but elements of 0.5 inch or less need a finer thread.
DMC made therefore Special cotton in size 35on hie website, but only in white and tan.
Marie Suarez of Belgium has been making Special cotton - Coton floche insize 60, 80 and 120. But only in creamy, the color of old linen.
Fine whitework made with embroidery hoop
One can use a normal embroidery hoop or a embroidery stand, I myself have learned to love this seating frame, because one can sit on every bank, on every armchair and embroider with both hands.According to table height one can put this seat frame also before himself on the table.
The finest whitework is made with a pointed embroidery needle..
Decoration cloth from Appenzell in Switzerland, hand embroidered about 1920
The Appenzeller embroideries as well as the franc forests embroideries belong to the most beautiful white embroideries.
I work on an embroidery book to the finest white embroidery -
soon it is finished and I show it here at this place.