Author Archives: The Proof Angel
I have to admit that I misread the title of this post. I thought it was about lace sleeves, and the problem of handling delicate fabrics. So I was surprised when I saw the picture on the post. Still, it … Continue reading
I have found a new game. Making Bayeux tapestry drawings. This is my first attempt. I feel I have to direct you to the My Modern Met site, as they brought it to my attention, and have gone to the … Continue reading
This is a post that will come in handy next time you are making cushions: an easy way to sew piping. When I get round to making that rainbow cushion, I’ll give it a go…
I love snippets from the past. This post about a forthcoming book, The Exeter Cloth Dispatch Book 1763-5 looks fascinating.
These paper wigs are just amazing!
A few years ago, the National Library of Scotland put on an exhibition about maps. As part of that, they published a post about map samplers, which I have only recently found, and I thought I would share. I also thought … Continue reading
The Baldishol tapestry is the oldest in Norway, and one of the oldest in Europe. It was found in the 17th century church at Baldishol in Nes, demolished in 1879. It was discovered balled up and covered in clay, under … Continue reading
I’m a novice weaver, so I like it when I find a down to earth post about the basics. This one is going to be very handy when I’m out and see yarn that just needs to be bought. It … Continue reading
This started when I saw a pattern in a magazine for a bold black and white quilt, with a spalsh of bright colour. After a lot of fabric browsing, I decided I liked the design, but I didn’t want to … Continue reading
I like scrappy quilts. Small squares are a nice way of showing off lots of prints, but it can be time consuming. This quick way of jumbling up the prints while quick piecing squares is definately one to remember.