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Gimp recognition question.
« on: May 20, 2016, 03:47:46 PM »
I salvaged these three rolls from a box of old thread from the stuff I bought from Peter Argy and while I am familiar with single strand gimp that was used on buttons on coats, these are marked as button hole thread and they come with 6 strands on the roll. I don't think Peter ever made hand made buttonholes and there is a good change that these were leftovers from his father who was a tailor before him. Is there anyone who has ever seen this stuff ?



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Re: Gimp recognition question.
« Reply #1 on: May 20, 2016, 04:02:55 PM »
Twist is not gimp.
Are they cut to length? Ready to pull six off at a time?

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Re: Gimp recognition question.
« Reply #2 on: May 20, 2016, 06:01:06 PM »
Yep, as per the photo you can see the way its rolled onto the spools.
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Re: Gimp recognition question.
« Reply #3 on: May 20, 2016, 07:22:03 PM »
Yes, this is just twist for working the holes.

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Re: Gimp recognition question.
« Reply #4 on: May 21, 2016, 01:44:15 AM »
For comparison, some real buttonhole gimp: