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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


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


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