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23 August 2010

Chimeras

Welcome from my new computer! :-)
I’m having lots of fun downloading the latest software and discovering the new things I can do. And a bigger screen and lots faster *grin*
I’ll be writing up the initial design of my new ribbon embroidery project as soon as I’ve gotten the computer all sorted out,but meanwhile, here’s something for entertainment :
http://prickyourfinger.blogspot.com/2009/05/glass-pingle-in-my-garden-i-am-queen.html
shows some just wonderful chimeras, embroidered on a 16thC style corset by a lady called Fleur Oakes.
“This is the Mallardapard has a Mallard coloured head and a leopard coloured body. He has raised satin stitch, turkey stitch and long and short stitch.”
malardapard
Check out The Eye corset closure, and what the lining of the corset is made from, as well as the rest of the wonderful chimeras and some great cyclamen leaves!
http://theglasspingle.blogspot.com/ is a wonderful blog, showing some gorgeous needlelace. The lady makes bespoke corsets. I've only had a quick explore while Word is installing....

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1 Comments:

Anonymous Rachel said...

We have such plain clothes today, don't we. Even the wildest jungle print doesn't compare with a Mallardopard!

Monday, August 23, 2010  

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