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Class notes: A quick and easy way to make spangles

Taught by Lady Ursula von Memmingen/ Leah Wilson at Great Southern Gathering, October 2013

 For an overview of the use of spangles and historical context, please see the Research page. 978 more words

Twisted Magpie

I’ve been fascinated with bobbin lace for a long time. I bought a kit years ago, with giant bobbins and thick thread, and I tried one or two samples on a polyethylene board. 706 more words


Elizabethan scissor case - finally finished.

It was over a year ago that I started an Elizabethan scissor case at one of our Embroiderers’ Guild workshops. I stitched the rose petals in the session, worked most of the rest of the embroidery fairly quickly after and even got as far as putting on the spangles. 210 more words

General Embroidery


On Saturday I spent several hours at Chertsey Museum. This was a joint venture between The Textile Society and The Costume Society. I’ll do another post on the actual talks but I just quickly wanted to point something out that I was chatting about with another member: spangles! 38 more words

Museums And Research