Tag: #handembroidery

  • Embroidery School

    Embroidery School

    January 15, 2023 This sampler was a smorgasbord of disappointment, but with each stitch brought the meagerest of morsels tasty enough to try again. This post is lengthy, but it goes through the process almost entirely (I only omitted some ridiculous attempts that weren’t even worth discussing), but I think the final test swatch made…

  • All The Grandmothers And None My Own

    All The Grandmothers And None My Own

    January 12, 2023 I’ve started the dirndl bodice today using the reclaimed wool from the skirt that I didn’t need for the Halloween costume. January 13, 2023 ALL THE GRANDMOTHERS, AND NONE MY OWN My childhood didn’t really provide a grandmother – at least not in the traditional sense. I had a Norwegian grandmother for…