You're welcome to pick your way through threads and stitches, but I'd be really grateful if you could be kind enough to refrain from pinning.
Tag Archives: creature
In Mammen, Denmark, a Viking burial was unearthed by a farmer in 1868. The burial dated to around 970 and featured a man dressed in an elaborately embroidered tunic. The textiles in the grave showed evidence of fine needlework and … Continue reading
More or less the same as the first, and really quite interesting to make the same thing again. Not something I often do; I generally don’t enjoy making duplicates. I wondered if the second version of this same design would … Continue reading
Of course, it all went together perfectly well in the end: But next time I really must remember to write a plan of what goes where. If you’re piecing anything complicated, it’s always a good idea to make two versions … Continue reading
The body parts of another creature. As a child I liked jigsaws. Just as well, as I forgot to write down a plan for the piecing.
It had to be done. That drawing was just demanding to be patchwork. Hand pieced silk and cotton over freezer paper templates – and very fiddly. When it has legs it will be going somewhere.