Thursday, September 11, 2014

Throwback Thursday: Antique Tassel Repair & Restoration

I have always found that the best way to learn about how passementerie is made is to look carefully at damaged items. Hidden areas can show the intensity of the original colours, how stitching is used, if glue is present, and of course many techniques can be discovered by studying how something has come apart. These tassels remain some of my favourites, as they held so many surprises.

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