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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


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


{Luxe for Less} Valentine's Day Dresses

Whether it’s a date, a night out with the girls, or an anti-Valentine’s Day – VDay party, we just want to look good and feel good on and around Feb 14th. 342 more words


Sea Urchin II still in process

Sea Urchin II is still in process but I am getting better at making French Knots !

needle lace stitched over Whisper silk organza & boar bristles, vintage glass beads, French knots & thread beads… 42 more words

It's Crow Time

how mending becomes lace with time

Old Man Crow’s old grey denim jacket needed more mending
the denim is over 30 years old and getting very thin, perhaps lace developed as an elaborate form of darning… 30 more words

It's Crow Time

White work embroidery, leikekirjonta pannumyssy

Sometimes you get a book – or a piece of needlework in your hands that you just don’t want to put down. Well, that’s what happened with this cutwork embroidery tea cosy. 827 more words


Supported Spinning

Recently I’ve been doing more supported spinning.  I have wanted to improve some of my yarn management skills, in particular the figure-8 butterfly to help manage lengths of yarn while winding onto the cop.  296 more words