Tag Archives: sewing

Keep me to task

Guilt is a powerful motivator, especially coming from anonymous internet people. Really, that’s why I’m blogging – it keeps me honest. Those analytics make me feel bad, when they’re bad, and it’s a good kick-start. Like the embroidery, for example. … Continue reading

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Moar chain-stitch

Plus pizza. The fiber of today’s friday is not the yarn kind, but instead my current obsession, which is chain-stitch embroidery. (I went looking for examples of this sort of thing, and wanted CC-licensed stuff, and lo and behold this … Continue reading

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All righty, then.

Remember that thing I said about being distracted easily? It’s so true. Case in point: That there is tambour embroidery, which I spent a little over an hour working on last night at Project  Night. A while back, I’d made … Continue reading

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RUM, and rum.

[NOTE: this is a very SCA-heavy post. VERY.] There was much of both to be had this past weekend, which is both an excuse for my blogging absence and not one at all. That is, I blog when I’m much … Continue reading

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The choli vexes me

First, though, I got a lot done this weekend. I finished one of the Rivendell socks (it’s a little short, but not wholly uncomfortable), plied my first singles (woohoo!) and then sewed up the ghagra and patka for my garb. … Continue reading

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Kolhapuri

Specifically, sandals. (Again, the disclaimer – I am American, of English and German ancestry. I am really really impressed by rather mundane Indian things. If you are similarly American, you may be impressed. If not, well, be patient with me.) … Continue reading

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Productiveness: FAIL

Well, I had intended to do a lot today. In reality, not much has happened the way that I wanted. You know those days – you wake up with a big list of “to dos” and then you find something … Continue reading

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Things I have learned

Over the past two days: 1. I need to pin the fabric to the paper before trying to trace the pattern. This should be a no-brainer and yet here I am. 2. Salwar kameez are really frigging comfortable. No, really. … Continue reading

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Quick and dirty.

This post, and the choli pattern I’ve got now. I spent some time at Leah’s house, wherein we could not find her zari supplies (oh, there’s still much time for this later, never fear) but ended up drafting a rather … Continue reading

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More SCA rambling

To start: not SCA rambling. I’ve been making a really valiant effort to be non-messy at the moment, and I found an old baggie of catnip, which I sort of threw on the floor nonchalantly, to deal with later. When … Continue reading

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