Month: May 2014

First Embroidery

I attended a beginner embroidery class taught by Baroness Sybilla at FOOL 2014.  She was an excellent teacher!  I wanted to use all of the materials provided in the kit to design my pouch, so this was what I came up with.  It’s wool on woven wool.  Lines are wobbly because I was onsite and…

Irish Viking Beads

In the late spring/early summer of 2014, an article circulated around Facebook of some Irish Viking beads.  I was intrigued and wanted to give them a shot.  Here are the original, extant beads: I had originally intended them to fulfill a request, but the request was cancelled.  This is why the beads were done in…

Fabric Burn Test Class, FOOL 2014

This was a class I tried to teach at FOOL 2014.  Unfortunately, tent issues and low interest meant the class never ran, but the class notes are still helpful.