Embroidery Topping

Folks have been asking about the embroidery topping that I used on Shaylah’s velvet bodice in the post below.  Gina said she got it from her old sewing machine guy 3 or 4 years ago…I am sure whatever it was called it has probably changed by now.

 However, I did a search and found this permanent topping.  There are many that are water-soluble, but I am thinking that what Gina gave me is a permanent one…it does not dissolve in water, though I have not tried heat.  I like the idea of a permanent one which means the stitches will always stay up. 

This could also be a really great thing for satin-stitching on sequins.  This stuff is thick enough that it should really help the satin stitch look smooth and even, and because it is permanent, the look will not change with water and/or heat. 

Found a new keeper.  Thanks, Gina…did you want this roll back?

3 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Gina
    Nov 04, 2007 @ 11:08:30

    You can keep it schaweetie ….

  2. BJ
    Nov 05, 2007 @ 10:54:54

    Great job on the embroidery. Beautiful design, Gina. I used a product like you describe several years ago. It was called Badgemaster. I think it was made by Sulky but I could be wrong on that. BJ

  3. taoknitter
    Nov 05, 2007 @ 10:58:15

    The badgemaster I have is water-soluble. I will have to check and see if they have a permanent one.

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