I still can’t capture with my smartphone the metallic look of the double stitch, but it definitely shows up to the naked eye and undoubtedly would on camera for better photographers than I!





Ah well, I guess you’ll just have to take my word for it!

So what do you think? Should I use this panel, above, with the doubled stitch on the yoke of my smokkr (Viking apron dress) for Coronation in May, or should I do a new panel with a single stitch? Here’s what the single stitch looked like:


I rather like the clean lines of the single stitch, but the double stitch with the metallic thread definitely has more bling!