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19 February 2012

An Awful Lot of Posts

I've done all the design and setting up for the Heart of Thistle project. I'm leaving the finishing of The Butterfly for when I get bored of tent stitching Heart.

I've got SO many posts to do! They are all notes in my notebook atm. Loads of info on

: reverse engineering a historical design down to a pattern that I've learn from other people and through my own experience,
: research on period Tent Stitch, and
: I also have obtained permission from Rennaisance Dyeing to compare their Elizabethan Range wool thread colours to DMC colours and publish the comparison chart here

 :-) However, I'm mostly asleep and not very coherent at the moment because of a medication course. Rotten timing! I'll finish the course next Wednesday. I'll feel properly like 'me' on Blogger again :-)

I'm looking forward to having the WordPress blog because I'll be able to answer your comments! I don't answer comments much atm, unless I e-mail the person, because I'm never sure whether the author will go back and look for an answer. That's a big drawback of Blogger. WP has "threaded comments" which you can subscribe to, and is MUCH better for seeing what is going on in the commenting on a post. It encourages answers, and whole conversations.

I must say thankyou to Rachel of VirtuoSew Adventures (http://www.blog.virtuosewadventures.co.uk/wordpress/). I'm very honoured to be mentioned in the same list as the other embroiderers. If you don't know them (Rachel has listed them in her latest post), then check out their blogs! They are all different, but wonderful.

2 Comments:

Blogger Rachel said...

Exactly my point!

Tuesday, February 21, 2012  
Blogger Elmsley Rose said...

Hey Linda,
Hope you see this....the labels to look for are "Cup_Of_Coffee" (short tid-bits on historical embroidery), "Some_Writing" (more serious research on HE), and the best Elizabethan Projects are Historical Embroidery Sampler (look out, 116 entries) and Embroidered Book Cover. I hope you find these useful

Thursday, March 01, 2012  

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