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As someone who works with lots of threads and always on the lookout for new colors and textures to try, it is one of my favorite questions when I am asked: “what threads do you recommend?” 514 more words

Being part of a community.

It is so easy to become a lone figure in your sewing room when you become engrossed in whatever you are working on. When you do something that you love, you tend to get lost in it and time just whizzes by. 595 more words


finished stitching for the Winter Solstice

Once in a Blue Moon Mo 17
27cm D moon stitched with vintage Cintax mercerized sewing cotton on vintage blue suede from the 80’s
stitching detail… 75 more words

It's Crow Time

Twitter threads: wrong medium

Since Twitter’s inception, users have been bumping up against the 140-character limit on tweet length. With support for images in tweets came images of text blocks — pictures of media articles (OK), but also pictures of text written for the tweet, which misses the point of Twitter as a short-form medium. 421 more words


Silk from China

As regular readers will know… (Hello, Regular Readers of Tortoise Loft – The Blog. Thanks for sticking around!) My usual go-to silk thread is DeVere Yarns lovely 06 silk… 857 more words


Laserowe usuwanie znamion - laser frakcyjny CO2

Brodawki, kurzajki i włókniaki, a także znamiona i przebarwienia to zmiany, które nie zawsze wymagają leczenia chirurgicznego, ale wiążą się z nieestetycznym wyglądem powierzchni skóry. Dotyczy to zwłaszcza sytuacji, w których pojawiają się na twarzy, przykuwając uwagę najbliższego otoczenia. 497 more words