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by daringduffer
Wed Jan 15, 2020 5:43 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: More Pearsall's
Replies: 1
Views: 121

Re: More Pearsall's

There is a lot of joy to be had if you know where to look for it.

dd
by daringduffer
Tue Jan 14, 2020 8:01 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Keep on tying! (Greenwell's soft hackle)
Replies: 8
Views: 223

Re: Keep on tying! (Greenwell's soft hackle)

Bazzer69 wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 11:52 pm
I’m playing with a new photography setup so it will take a little time to publish.
Barry
And what a player you are! Tier too.

dd
by daringduffer
Tue Jan 14, 2020 7:57 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Pearsalls Rayon thread
Replies: 9
Views: 193

Re: Pearsalls Rayon thread

Rich Medcraft, a full service commercial embroiderer, contract digitizer and owner of StitchWise Embroidery Design in Vancouver, weighs in: “I use both polyester and rayon, depending upon the design and garment. However, my thread of choice is rayon. While polyester thread has its merits, in my opi...
by daringduffer
Mon Jan 13, 2020 2:05 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
Topic: North Country the Freckled Dun,
Replies: 6
Views: 198

Re: North Country the Freckled Dun,

Absolutely beautiful, perfect to the eye. Who cares about fish?
Wonderful hackle colour. Tom Whiting? Bah!!

dd
by daringduffer
Sat Jan 11, 2020 3:57 pm
Forum: Tutorials / Step-by-Steps / Video Demos
Topic: Hackle Folding Tool
Replies: 27
Views: 888

Re: Hackle Folding Tool

Too much is not enough. I'm disappointed!

dd
by daringduffer
Sat Jan 11, 2020 3:32 pm
Forum: Tutorials / Step-by-Steps / Video Demos
Topic: Hackle Folding Tool
Replies: 27
Views: 888

Re: Hackle Folding Tool

Yes please, ban me. I'm under bad influence on this forum. Please?

dd
by daringduffer
Fri Jan 10, 2020 6:58 pm
Forum: Tutorials / Step-by-Steps / Video Demos
Topic: Hackle Folding Tool
Replies: 27
Views: 888

Re: Hackle Folding Tool

They were Isabella-coloured from the beginning but now more of primrose in front and slightly brownish in backside. Cannot explain the reason for this ;) . You will thus get three colours. dd :shock: :shock: :o dd. I appreciate the offer but I have plenty of primrose and brownish colored silk threa...
by daringduffer
Fri Jan 10, 2020 6:54 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: GEM Skues numph
Replies: 14
Views: 358

Re: GEM Skues numph

Thank you all for the kind comments. DD you’re just jealous I have the deluxe model instamatic :P Carl you are right I did use that approach, it’s also my fav method of the two. I Shared a pattern with a friend who googled the pattern and found a post of yours in the fly tying forum where I left a ...
by daringduffer
Fri Jan 10, 2020 6:41 pm
Forum: Tutorials / Step-by-Steps / Video Demos
Topic: Hackle Folding Tool
Replies: 27
Views: 888

Re: Hackle Folding Tool

They were Isabella-coloured from the beginning but now more of primrose in front and slightly brownish in backside. Cannot explain the reason for this ;) . You will thus get three colours.

dd
by daringduffer
Fri Jan 10, 2020 11:00 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Kimono/Pearsall coordinated numbers
Replies: 25
Views: 760

Re: Kimono/Pearsall coordinated numbers

Carl, I must have been still half asleep. I meant I prefer a well waxed no 4, Light yellow, to a well waxed no 3, primrose. I think it was Gwilym Hughes who suggested this practise and I tried it I liked the resulting olive colour. I will put up a link to a disgusting Dry fly tying video by him in t...