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alialibobali | Posted in Techniques on

I’m making a felt and embroidered version of a friend’s snare drum. I need to create a version  of this image – wondering how best to create the “oyster” or “mother of pearl” look.  Considering couching stitches of various widths or possibly satin stitching but could also just do a basic backstitch in various widths as well. Anyone have thoughts? (it’s a Ludwig vintage black oyster drum; the pic doesn’t seem to be loading correctly). Thanks!

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  1. user-3873484 | | #1

    Personal opinion here,but....I would use back stitches of varying lengths

  2. simplypat | | #2

    And I would use a mixture of thread and add some silk thread. It will give it more depth.

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