About the MobWell, really it's a mob of one, but you get the idea. I'm just me, in Hotlanta, but through me there are many others (yes, we are numerous), and we have teh pointy sticks (fear them), and besides that, we make pretty things. Mostly.
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Tag Archives: books
I’ve been falling down the tumblr rabbit hole and I totally forgot about this thing. So anyway, here’s what I’ve been doing lately: That’s a 15th-century Mamluk book binding, based on a group of books in an exhibition at the … Continue reading
Posted in book, bookbinding, sca Tagged bookbinding, books, embellishment, mamluk, mughal, tooling 4 Comments
The softest of owls
I didn’t finish my book before Kingdom A&S. I had very noble intentions! And I worked very hard! But the book became a book display, and while I got some flack for entering it in the open (hello, personal standards … Continue reading
Posted in bookbinding, medieval, sca Tagged arts, arts and sciences, bookbinding, books, islamic books, Kingdom A&S 2012, meridies 2 Comments
[SCA] Another recap
Yeah, I know I never got around to Thanksgiving. Well, suffice to say there was sari shopping and we found a chaat place local to my in-laws and then we didn’t do a lot because folks got sick. Anyhoo. Magna … Continue reading
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Hee hee. See what I did there? I made a bad pun. I know you’re super impressed.Anyway. I am frantically scrambling to make my house presentable for many costumed folks (not superheroes, though that would be totally awesome) and so … Continue reading
Posted in General stuff Tagged awesome, bookbinding, books, linotype, printing Leave a comment
Backing up a bit
The books stuff I’m working on now is not the only thing I’ve accomplished, book-wise, over the past month or so. I forgot to take photos, but here’s Master Lorenzo’s elevation gift (no, it’s not magic – he took some … Continue reading
Posted in Cool things, sca Tagged books, boookbinding, crafts, European, Italian, medieval, middle ages, sca 1 Comment
I am in love with endbands. No, really. It was necessary for me to sleep last night, so I had to quit but I didn’t want to. Also, did you know that if you hunch over something for six hours, … Continue reading
Posted in Cool things, sca Tagged bookbinding, books, crafts, DIY, islamic codex, persian, sca 4 Comments
What a weekend.
No, seriously. I had intended to clean house, which I sort of did, but then I did a lot of other stuff. And while that’s all well and good, I still need to clean my house. Oh, well. Anyway. Here’s … Continue reading
Posted in Cool things, General stuff, sca Tagged bike riding, bikes, bookbinding, books, crafts, DIY, embroidery, georgia, india, persian, sca, Silver Comet, trails, zari 2 Comments
O, Hai. I R indecisive.
Which seems to be my chief complaint, as far as the SCA and my participation goes. That is, I have changed my persona twice, and have changed names four times. I believe I’ll stick with the one I’ve got, but … Continue reading
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Why I don’t save more money: I am impulsive. Like today, for example – on a whim, I went online and checked to see if there was a copy of Social Life in Medieval Rajasthan available, and lo and behold … Continue reading
Posted in General stuff, knitting, sca Tagged books, knitting, money, sca, seafood Leave a comment
Some good news and some bad.
Not as bad as you think, but certainly irritating. First that (I like to finish on a positive note). Some weirdo friggin’ stole my hanging plants from off my porch! Bastards! Either they did it while I was in the … Continue reading
Posted in General stuff, india, sca Tagged bastids, books, india, jewelry, plants, theft 2 Comments