Bracelet Louise brodée avec des perles et de la tresse soutache


Soutache: what is it?

Soutache is a versatile and elegant decorative element that can be used in many craft and sewing projects. Made from twisted threads or cords, soutache can be sewn, glued or threaded to add a touch of sophistication to creations.

Whether used to embellish clothing, accessories, jewellery or even interior design objects, soutache offers a wide range of creative possibilities.

In this article, you are invited to discover the history of this much-loved braid, from its use to adorn the most luxurious garments to its use in modern jewellery.

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Pâté de broderie avec noeud papillon

EMBROIDERY BEADING PLATE: an essential accessory for fine embroidery

The embroidery beading plates (originally called pâtés de brodeuse in France) are essential accessories in the manufacture of haute couture tambour embroidery or Lunéville embroideries.

The embroidery plate is an essential accessory in art and gold embroidery, with a very important function: it holds all the embroidery supplies (beads, sequins, thread spools, needles, cannetilles, crochet hooks, scissors, etc.) so that they don’t slip on the embroidery loom; and it allows you to turn the loom over quickly without these supplies slipping and falling off.

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