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Reticella lace

I am absolutely fascinated by lace! After acquiring some more books on the subject, I had to try my hand at reticella, a needle lace that dates back to the 16th century. 436 more words

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Renewing chairs with lace, ulkotuolien uudistusta virkkaamalla

We bought some synthetic wicker chairs for the terrace some years ago which, not surprisingly, didn’t last very long. The metal frame though was in perfect condition so I decided to redo the seat and back with some crocheted pieces. 404 more words

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Ziggy Wore Gloves

When the world lost David Bowie, there was an audible gasp and whimper. Tears flooded the streets. Art was made to celebrate his life, and express the sorrow and loss. 847 more words

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Little doilies, pieniä pitsiliinoja

I practiced different Hedebo techniques on this small doily which measures about 15×15 cm. For material I cut a piece of the fine old sheet that I used for the whitework… 197 more words

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Simple Balayeuse Hack

Balayeuse? What’s that, you ask? And why would I need it? Well, if you’re making a trained gown, particularly one from the Late Victorian period, you would definitely need it to keep your train from getting filthy after dragging along the ground! 724 more words

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Hedebo embroidery/kirjontaa

This is Hedebo embroidery. It’s a type of whitework which has it’s origins in the Danish countryside and is quite identifiable thanks to its distinct motifs. 614 more words

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Whitework tea cosy, valkokirjontapannumyssy vanhan mallin mukaan

This week-end  is Shrove Sunday. The Finnish tradition calls for a brisk day out sledding, skiing, skating or just getting your cheeks red.  After that you can enjoy “pulla” the Finnish bun, one specifically filled with loads of whipped cream and either marzipan or jam. 262 more words

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