Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Birthday Blanket

So for my non-medieval stuff I have pictures of a blanket. I crocheted this for Avanleigh, my friends daughter, for her third birthday. My lovely husband is holding it up for me.I do apologize for the awesome shot if the dumpster. When we were going off to mail it I realized I hadn't taken a picture of the finished blanket.

Friday, May 28, 2010

I have found the pattern I used for the purse that I am working on. my computer finally decided to cough it up. Unfortunately I is refusing up upload. So.... details. Bibliotheque DMC L'Art chretien en Egypt: Motif de Broderie Copte (Christian Art of Egypt: Coptic Embroidery Motifs) by Therese de Dillmont, 1890. I am working it over 2 threads on 32 count linen in black silk. I plan on making a small pouch from it with a lining of red silk and hanging gold bells from the bottom edge. I need to refresh my memory on finger loop braiding so I can make the drawstring and the hanging cord.

Thursday, May 27, 2010

So I am still alive. nothing like sewing your entire wedding to make you get burned out on sewing anything. I still have the Italian Doublet in the works for Jason. Just need to dig it back out. I have also started embroidering ALOT more than I used to. Thank you to Richard Wymarc for his beautiful page on German embroidery that got me sucked in. I have taken a couple pictures of the embroidered pouch I have in the works. I need to make it a little bit longer and finish the back. I plan on adding something to the bottom edge and making a drawstring channel at the top out of fabric. i hope to get this done soon so I can start on my next pouch (which is for me)