Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Drachenwald Kingdom Wall Hanging Vol IX

Could I let it go yet? No indeed!

This is my last one, I promise. The Barony of Knight's Crossing, 20x20cm, cotton on linen, stem stitch and cloister stitch.

That stitch does not work very well with cotton, but it still looks good, so it'll do. I'll send this one with the others to be assembled by the lovely ladies of Nordmark.

And now back to that garb and some other things I want to finish before the Aarnimetsä Academy at the end of November. If that internet shop has time to send my order of silks and gold. At least they informed me that the package is late, sorry. Grr...

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

One more for the Kingdom

The deadline for the Kingdom Coats of Arms Wallhanging is looming closer and closer. There is still one patch that I feel MUST be included. Lady Hilmitrude has promised to make it, but since duplicates are welcome I'll stitch this one as well, so that it is not left out if there are any unexpected changes in her schedule.

So I'll make one more patch for the wallhanging: The Barony of Knight's Crossing

Monday, October 11, 2010

Fabric hoarding

I visited Vienna last weekend. Thank you Racaire! It was lovely to see you again. We also went to see marvelous paintings in the "Gemäldegalerie der bildenden Künste Wien". There are pictures in Racaire's blog.

I had heard about this fabric store outside of Vienna and Racaire took me there to look at what they have. Or had, since I was there with our car and could do some shopping. !!! OMG! I went nuts.

This is the whole pile. Linen, wool and some cotton. Together there is at least 140 meters of fabric. I think that I don't need all of it, so if someone is interested, I can sell some of it.

Here are all the wool fabrics. The quality is lovely. Most of this is very thin and soft and ah so pretty. A couple of rolls are for my friends, and the big roll (17m) of black wool is for my hubby.
Here are the linen fabrics. Mostly brown, but so thin and fine! I still need more white linen to do some shirts and under dresses though.
These two cotton fabrics I bought for the patterns. The blue one will make a beautiful doublet for my hubby and the green one will be an overdress for me.

Now Im a lot poorer and a lot happier. This week will also see a new sewing mashine. *Smile*

And I got a beautiful needle roll from Racaire! And very tasty jams and marmelades that she had made herself. *Hugs* *Pusi* Thank you, Sweetie!