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Half a 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

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The beast walks away

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

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Patchwork puzzle

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

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Putting it together

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.

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Animal

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.

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