Category Archives: needlework

12th Night & Plans for the Year

K and I went to An Tir’s 12th Night at the beginning of January and had a lot of fun. We got there Friday evening which was pretty low-key. We got checked in, said hello to our friends and headed … Continue reading

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Needlebook Embroidery Finished

The embroidery on my needlebook is done.  Things I learned: 1.  I probably should have used more strands of floss.  I think thta would have eliminated the annoying white spots. 2.  Use a bigger frame – this is a constant … Continue reading

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Projects

Since tourney season is pretty much over this year I think I may have more time to work on my projects. Most of the winter events are indoor events so I can take my projects without worrying about them getting … Continue reading

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Turkey Work

I decided I hate turkey work. It’s ugly, messy, and it likes to knot up in the back. So, I’m going to get some wool and finish my carpet in tent stitch. That seems to be more documentable any way.

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Dress and Needlework Progress

I cut out a tunic today based on this website: http://snowplow.org/sarah/pers/SCA/tunics_stepbystep.pdf I am using cotton/poly broadcloth that I got for $1/yard. I’m not crazy about the fabric and I don’t know if I will actually wear this tunic. It is … Continue reading

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