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mending the never ending story of a very good old jacket

Old Man Crow in his very good old jacket
the sleeves are turning into lace
left sleeve detail
right sleeve detail
collar detail
edge detail he wears it well

It's Crow Time

17th century cuffs, 1600-luvun kalvosimet

The cuffs for my son’s 17th century outfit are ready. That was the easy part. Next I’ll be making him a reticello collar – a huge project compared to these cuffs! 107 more words

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Reticello lace

I am absolutely fascinated by lace! After acquiring some more books on the subject, I had to try my hand at reticello, a needle lace that dates back to the 16th century. 438 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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