Making the Back of the Work Look as Good as the Front

I must begin this article with a personal anecdote. My friend Kathy Dyer, who is the guru of the needlework newsgroup, rec.crafts.textiles.needlework (RCTN), was visiting one afternoon and working on one of Marilyn Leavitt-Imblum's angels. My husband walked by and asked her, "How come your angel is facing the other way?"

Solution: he was looking at the back of her work, and it was so beautiful he couldn't tell it wasn't the front!!

We mortals can only aspire to such high standards!

For the rest of us, there are some tricks:

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