Category Archives: embroidery
Hello little moribund fibre blog… haven’t forgotten you. Back very soon. xo.
School starts again tomorrow, so I’m glad to have spent the end of my summer relaxing in Montreal. I worked on some embroidery, taught myself how to crochet, and did a lot of lazing around in the parks of the … Continue reading
Just a quick peek at one of my big projects completed this past year, a hand-embroidered piece made with all hand-prepped, handspun alpaca thread. This is a sample of the finished thread, with a … Continue reading
Ottawa’s not a great place to buy fabric. Last time I asked someone where the best place to buy fabric was, the answer I received was, “Montreal.” If you’ve got a little money to burn, however, there is one great … Continue reading
Last time I combed mohair locks (again, for embroidery thread) I was frustrated with the how static made the slick fibres fly all over the place. It was a little difficult to control, both in the combing and spinning, so … Continue reading
I frequently buy dyed mohair locks from a local angora goat farm, Wellington Fibres, for my intermediate spinning class. As part of my recent fascination with embroidery, I tried out the mohair as a potential material for thread, with fairly … Continue reading