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
New small pyrography decorated bling box with an Ottoman design
A while ago I made a large bling box with a design inspired by Ottoman garments to hold and transport the bling for my costume.
Simple circles on the woodburned box for my Ottoman Empire Turkish costume elements.
Although I love the garb for this costume, and am in the process of making more – I don’t have a lot of jewellery for this costume. Although I have a few accessories (hat, belt), they’re too bulky to all fit in the box.
Which… kind of makes the box less useful right now until I make more bling for this costume!
With that in mind, I figured I’d make a smaller box that can just hold the few pieces I do have – and it will fit inside the bigger one if I want. Continue reading
Leather ornament made at Borealis Yule 2018
If you’ve seen my Instagram feed, you’ve already seen some of the results of some of the recent workshops I took through the SCA group I’m a part of.
For one of the November Fight Practices, the current Queen, Kora Kendal came down and taught a preview of her workshop on how to make a 14th century sleeveless chemise. This was based on her research for a project she did to compete in Kingdom A&S a few years ago.