Category Archives: Fiber

Elizabethan Embroidered Jacket

While looking through Patterns of Fashion 3 by Janet Arnold, I saw that there were three Elizabethan Embroidered Jackets. I thought they were beautiful and looked like a wonderful challenge for me to digitize for my embroidery machine. I have been working on the digitizing for this project for about 2 months now, and I…

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Spinzilla 2015

Last week was Spinzilla 2015. From Spinzilla is a global event where teams and individuals compete in a friendly challenge to see who can spin the most yarn in a week.  Spinner registration fees are donated to the Needle Arts Mentoring Program. I spun 2680 yards of yarn during the week (about a mile…

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Handspun Yarn for demo at War Practice

Here is some of the yarn that I finished spinning and plying for my upcoming kick spindle spinning wheel demonstration at War Practice – 12-4 in The Great Hall. The light brown on the left is Shetland Wool, the dark brown is alpaca which was given to me by my friend to experiment with, the…

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