Pyrography medieval kitchen box
For my next pyrography project I really was trying to consider WHICH era/time/place I hadn’t yet made a bling-box for.
I have costumes for:
But.. some of these I don’t have much bling for (not enough to warrant a box), some I might eventually have enough bling for (but not yet), and some I have SO MUCH BLING for… Continue reading
German Renaissance themed Pyrography box for my costume bling
I was so happy with the Egyptian themed pyrography bling box and the amount of detail that went into it, that I decided to look at another design for something relatively complex as well (compared to some of my earlier projects). I decided that I wanted to make one for my German Renaissance costume as well, though at the moment I have NO jewellery to go with this (since the wide choker-necklace I want to make/buy I didn’t have time for when I created the original gown). Continue reading
Italian Renaissance themed Pyrography box
After my first round of wood-burned bling boxes, I decided I really wanted to make more – one for each of the costumes I currently have to hold small things like jewellery, belts, etc. I also decided it would be a good idea to decorate not just the lids of the boxes, but also the fronts – so when I stack them on a shelf, I can tell what is in each at a glance.
One of the costumes that has quite a bit of jewellery is my Italian Renaissance costumes. This includes the red and gold striped dress (Gamurra), the gold and black over dress (giornea), the red and gold overdress, the green dress, and the teal velvet overdress to start with… with plans for a few more elements to come… Continue reading
Group tapestry project at Alberta Culture Days 2018
In an earlier post I mentioned taking a silk screening workshop at the Natalie Gerber Studio for Alberta Culture Days.
Along with that workshop, I also took one on block printing, and then also attended an interactive hands-on demo about tapestry weaving with textile artist Liv Pedersen. Continue reading
Two-ply handspun Romney natural white wool yarn on the borrowed Mason Wheel
Just a quick show-off post today of some new 2-ply wool yarn I’ve spun up on the wheel I’ve been borrowing from a friend. The wool was from Shuttleworks – which is no longer in business. The wool is Romney, from the UK, in natural white.