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?
Last time I updated you on this embroidery it looked like the pic on the left. I have only gotten as far as the pic on the right. It has, again, been set aside in favor of gifts with a timeline (Christmas). Adipose baby completed in one lunchtime Classic K-9 started The project of the… Continue reading Workbasket – Christmas Crafting Season has begun
Some time ago, the cover art on a Victorian Trading Co. catalog caught my eye. These swim suits are practically begging to be made! I saved the cover in a "safe place". Having been unable to find it again, it was assumed that it had been tossed in one of my rabid purges. Occasionally it… Continue reading Potential New Project – Swim suit(s)
Weeping Angel #2 is FINALLY finished. Time to choose thread colors for the next Dr.Who kitchen towel that needs to be embroidered. With everything else that I've been working on, these flower blocks teeter between the UFO and WIP piles. This week it made it back to WIP status. This is my "at work" project.… Continue reading Workbasket – Embroidery
Some time ago, Son sent me a link to NorthernFox. He was thinking of getting something like this for his wife for her birthday. At this point it was many months in the future. As it happened, I had just been reading an article about textiles found in Viking graves. I got excited for this… Continue reading WB – Viking Clothes