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Peeled and resewn

Once it was a flat piece of cloth, then it  encased a stone, then it was broken off and made flat again, showing all the c… 215 more words

Textile Art

May 19

I’ve had lots of time to stitch while having this broken rib.  The CT scan didn’t show anything much with the rib (it is not reliable for detecting breaks) but it found plenty of other things wrong.  485 more words


More Stitches

I have now worked my way through the stitch dictionary at  http://www.embroidery.rocksea.org/reference/picture-dictionary/

It took a while but I worked my way through all the stitch families. 315 more words

Placement: CSA work

Back ground first!

CSA stands for Costume Society of America, and the conference this year is being hosted at Colonial Williamsburg.

For the conference; at the Margaret Hunter workshop; a reproduction gown copied from one of the gowns in the CW collection is being made. 458 more words


Mantua Making: Hoop Petticoat

The next item I was set to make was a matching petticoat to go along side a sack back gown that would be made for one of the ladies on the shop later on. 1,186 more words