To make a translucent, finished-edge applique, or a piece for jewelry, sew onto a stabilizer, then remove the excess. Or stretch very fine tulle or organza on a hoop,add water-soluble stabilizer, and sew. Meredith Woolnough
Commissions - inspirations of Sue Rangeley who writes "creating the stitched lace surface. The machine embroidery is worked on a hot water-soluble voile material background. In places a clear film of water-soluble is used to enclose the layers of parachute threads, before machine stitching.