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)