Re: [h-cost] What's your dummy wearing this season?

2015-12-17 Thread Magge Genie
Mine would be wearing a hand-sewn man's Viking tunic and a woman's Viking coif. I'm doing some detailed embroidery on the coif for a friend who has had breast cancer this year. Magge/Genie > On Dec 18, 2015, at 12:08 AM, Marjorie Wilser <> wrote: > > Mi

Re: [h-cost] slashing fabric

2014-07-22 Thread Magge Genie
When you look at the Lanskneckt research out there, much of it looks like a uniform. That leg short with an optional legging, that one to the knee and a long sock tied at the knee. One of the soldiers was an artist, sketching his comrades, and recorded the consistency of the clothing. The

Re: [h-cost] Catacombs of Priscilla

2014-05-01 Thread Magge Genie
That's Shadrach, Meeshack, and Abednego. Contemporaries to Daniel (of the lion's den) in the bible. Jewishness and keeping to it until death are the themes. It must be some version of Jewish costume of the day. The hair certainly fits. Genie On Apr 30, 2014, at 10:20 PM, Elena House

Re: [h-cost] Help - shredding silk :((

2012-05-18 Thread Magge Genie
If fray check doesn't work, drop a dot of glue right on the back of the embroidery to hold it. When it dries, it shouldn't have more problems. Magge/Genie On May 18, 2012, at 4:10 AM, Aylwen Gardiner-Garden wrote: Any helpful hints appreciated - I have a commission