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2. Carve Tack

The first skill on which I need to work is tacking.  I’m not smooth with my upwind turns.  A ‘carve tack’ is what I’m working on.   305 more words

[Textiles: Anatomy] Experimenting with Skin and Vein Appearance, 09/16

I developed the veins/skin experimentation by adding stuffing into the material to see how the vein recreation would appear in Verloop’s style of work. I used tacking (1st image), felt-tip (2nd image), and PVA and threads (3rd image). 46 more words

Exploratory

Menjahit Flap Berpojok Lengkung

Untuk membuat flap berpojok lengkung, diperlukan kehati-hatian ekstra saat menjahitnya. Pertama-tama, satukan lapisan kain (yang masing-masing sudah rapi disetrika) dengan penggunaan jarum pentul (pinning… 204 more words

Tutorial

France to England

We leave Boulonge sur mer in the afternoon hours.


Back to Calais and then crossing over to Dover. This is how it looks like. A group of four comes along, followed by a set I 11. 142 more words

Sailing

Tacking

Sailing is one of those activities that I dream of . Maybe it’s  being landlocked in the midwest, but I love the ocean and all things nautical. 963 more words

Ellie Mack

Tacking Against the Headwinds of Writer's Block

Inspiration comes at weird hours. For me, I’ve become inspired at 9:40 PM, which gives me an obvious limitation upon how much I can reasonably write before I should go to bed. 491 more words

Musings

Do I Really Need to Tack?

You’d think I get my sewing students to do this for my own amusement sometimes if you came to one of my classes!! If I had a pound for every time I’ve been asked this question….. 491 more words

Wendy Ward