Tiny Human and the Sleeves of Doom

Tiny Human and the Sleeves of Doom

Ok. Where were we. March-ish? Right, well in the intervening time I have: finished all my classwork for my master's, done all of the research AND written up my dissertation, gotten a job (ok, internship, but paid), moved countries (again), and packed most of my reenactment kit into a box that I will see again [...]

Zen and the art of not messing up counted thread embroidery

Zen and the art of not messing up counted thread embroidery

The most common thing I hear when talking to people about my counted thread embroidery obsession is "I can't do that, there's too much counting and looking at charts". And they do have a point-- if you are a person who hates looking up from your work, finding your place in a chart, and looking down again, counted thread might drive you a bit mad. But, there are a number of tricks you can use to make the whole process easier.

Nieblingingignigng

Nieblingingignigng

Hello yes I am mostly still alive (despite the best efforts of my treatment object for this semester, which we think has arsenic salts on it) and, actually, still making progress on my projects. It's just that I am once again working on things that are all super slow and therefore I have very little [...]