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Here are a few images from the workspace, so to say – I’ve been outfitting part of the new embroidery frames with bands to attach the fabric. The way these frames work is rather simple: You baste or herring-bone-stitch your … Continue reading

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There’s something new in the shop – I have finally found someone to make some more copies of the weaving knife found in Dublin, DW80. It was found near Christchurch Cathedral, in unknown context, but is probably Early Medieval/Viking age. … Continue reading

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There’s a German saying which goes “Wenn einer eine Reise tut, so kann er was verzählen” (if someone goes on a journey, he has stories to tell). Well, that’s definitely true for the trip I had to Oberstdorf… On about … Continue reading

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I’m getting asked now and then about the oil light swimmers in my shop – are they available on their own? And now… they are. With my last order of the complete sets, I was able to also get the … Continue reading

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I’ve gotten involved in a project, sort of, and that led to my finally stocking up on silk colours for the embroidery silks – emptying out the remainder of the undyed silk stock that I had left. Somehow, this seems … Continue reading

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…a-changing. Things, in my case. I have mentioned that there has to be some iron gall ink making to be done – which also involves portioning that ink and packing it into suitable vessels. Back when I ordered the first … Continue reading

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I’ve run out of iron gall ink now, so it’s time to get some more… or, to put it better, to make some more. Last time, I had a colleague make my batch, but as she’s not working anymore, I … Continue reading

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