To use Victorian era needle craft patterns we need to convert the needle sizes from what they called them to what we call them today. Also the yarn sizes/types need translation through the same time machine. Thankfully, we live in the future and have easy access to LOTS of info. With a minimal amount of… Continue reading Victorian Needle crafts ~ 1
In the world of historical sewing, of which I have only dipped a toe, there are many that use original techniques of the era that they are making or recreating. Something that I have always wondered: why aren't the attachments used that were available during the same time period as the garment being made? During… Continue reading Why not use Attachments?
Recently, while driving to The Dalles for a teaching weekend, I passed by a sign for "Starvation Creek". Now I ask you, how could a name like "Starvation Creek" fail to capture one's attention? Whipping out ye old cel phone, I began my quest for knowledge. One of the first things that pops up is a… Continue reading Starvation Creek