How to Embroider Garments Like Penn & Fletcher
Andrew creates a design on heavy tracing paper. Photo: Berezowski.com
Readers learned about Penn & Fletcher in Threads #167. Here's more of the story behind this embroidery house.
On a rainy day in December, contributing editor Kenneth D. King and Senior Technical Editor Judith Neukam paid a visit to Penn & Fletcher with photographer Rob Berezowski. Art Department chief Andrew Marlay demonstrated the various ways of marking fabric for embroidery. Some of the images we didn't have room to include in the published article are shown below.
||First, Andrew creates a design on heavy tracing paper. He starts with pencil so he can erase if needed. When he's satisfied with the design, he traces over it with permanent ink.
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