"I'm surprised the Olympics hasn't gotten after the embroiderers too, they sure took Ravelry to task. Silly people. These are such a nice idea. Lets everyone celebrate the spirit of the games as they are able to, and who's to say that…"
"I've used Gypsy Ribbon, which I bought as variegated hand-dyed ribbon with a black or gold edge, to make small gathered flowers p, rosettes, and twisted and beaded borders. I got mine in the USA where I live. It's fun stuff and I'd…"
"Ah, I know that story as Stone Soup. Same idea. When I was a Girl Scout leader a very long time ago we actually had a couple of meetings where we made stone soup, everyone brought something and the hostess provided a nice clean rock (with a string…"
"Thank you so much! After thinking it over I will probably make them for my daughter's cat who is really funny. He spends a lot of time going around like someone has put a stick up his behind. And his normal expression is one of indignant…"
Any and all fiber arts interest me. Now that I'm retired I finally have the time to pursue them and I'm loving it! I'm not a weaver, my brain doesn't seem to work that way, and I've discovered that bobbin lace is too complex for my dyslexia, but there's plenty more good stuff out there to do. I particularly enjoy temari, all forms of embroidery, and knitting and crochet. I like to design clothing too.
Where did you learn your textile skills?
As a child, from my mother and grandmother. I also have learned a lot from books and more recently the Internet.
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I learned to sew at age 4. Haven't stopped since!
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