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When I first came across this design, taken from embroidery found in the Oseberg ship burial, I thought of couched lines and fly stitch. First, of course, I had to transcribe it and somehow get it onto fabric. Easier said … Continue reading
Still on the subject of Oseberg and its textiles, I transcribed one of the designs into my working sketch book. You can probably see that it was difficult to get it right. I tried it on graph paper, just to … Continue reading
Sometimes I surprise even myself. You might recall how I was saying the other day that there was no way I could finish the Tracks Samples cloth book by the end of January. I almost feel I should apologise for … Continue reading
Still on the subject of pacing, I’m conscious that the end of January is fast approaching – outpacing me, as it were – and I realise that the plan will have to undergo some modification. Originally, I intended to make … Continue reading
This time I tried some reverse applique, using the design from one of the footprint patterns I found: Just as an exercise, I wondered how narrow a line I could make as a border. This is all turned edge reverse … Continue reading