Category Archives: embroidery

Here are a few images from the workspace, so to say – I’ve been outfitting part of the new embroidery frames with bands to attach the fabric. The way these frames work is rather simple: You baste or herring-bone-stitch your … Continue reading

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Continuing from yesterday, for your amusement wants and procrastination needs – more links! To things! The Atlantic has a piece about how the current incentives and structures make science worse, not better – The Inevitable Evolution of Bad Science. Textilis … Continue reading

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Twitter can be really useful sometimes – I learned there that the V&A London will open its new exhibition “Opus Anglicanum, Masterpieces of English Medieval Embroidery”  on 1 October 2016, and the exhibition will run until 5 February 2017. There’s a … Continue reading

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The next few events are drawing nearer – the European Textile Forum and the Nobilitas-Akademie, so I’m rather busy preparing for these. While the cat, helpful as ever, is sleeping in her cat bed beside my desk, making small adorable … Continue reading

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I spent the day yesterday looking at the embroidered linen altar cloths from the Altenberger Monastery, and they were really, really breathtaking. It took me a good long while to puzzle out how some of the intricate braided stitches were … Continue reading

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If you are interested in late medieval embroideries, you might consider a trip to Frankfurt this summer to visit the Städelmuseum. From June 22 to September 25, the museum has a special exhibition called “Heaven on Display” with the stunning … Continue reading

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It’s the middle of a week! And a shorter one at that – time for some links! Jane Austen’s novel “Emma” has its 200 year anniversary this year, and there’s an exhibition about it at Chawton House Library, Hampshire, UK. … Continue reading

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