Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Politarchopolis A&S Pentathlon Entries 2013

So, I'm part of the team 'Descartes Specials' (Melmo, JoJo the Gun Show, Claire, Nermal and myself).

We've entered 2 of the 5 presentations to date.

Our first feature item was tin: https://docs.google.com/file/d/0By-rIWmQfuLld1Y2eklTT1EtbW8/edit?usp=sharing

Our second feature item was lead: https://docs.google.com/file/d/0By-rIWmQfuLlSVlqb0M3aTkwX0k/edit?usp=sharing

3 more to go: gold, bone and oil.

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Notes from some A&S classes I've taught

Notes from some A&S classes I've taught

How to make thread-woven buttons

How to make your own 16th century decorated female coif

Possible coif pictures in portraiture:

An overview of 16th century Irish female attire

Embroidery sampler; a beginners class
This guide includes the following five stitches: detached buttonhole, pekinese, klosterstich, laid and couched, and osenstich.