Thursday, March 01, 2007
Just add that to the To Do list
Did you see this article in the latest issue of Martha Stewart magazine? It's nearly killing me. I've been wanting to try silk ribbon embroidery for the longest time now, probably since the December 1997 issue of Threads magazine featured Andra Gabrielle's intricately embroidered silk intimates, which she manufactures for Barneys. Actually, "manufactures" is the wrong word. Each garment must surely take hours of individual work, so I should really say "creates" instead.
I nabbed a few yards of silk ribbon at Tinsel Trading the other day--it was difficult to select just a few, since they carry a fantastic variety of colors and widths--and hope to find a little time to try it for myself sometime soon. I mean, did you see those vegetables? You'd better look again. They're amazing: