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Embroiderer, Costumer - medieval embroidery, what else?
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I am so excited! My third 12th/13th century inspired block printing stamp is finished! And now I have three lovely Romanesque stamps for my next block printing & 12th century garb making project! very happy dance I had to wait for about two days for the…

Read more: Third 12th/13th century inspired block printing stamp finished! – Romanesque teardrop stamp .3
http://www.racaire.com/2017/12/19/third-12th-13th-century-inspired-block-printing-stamp-finished-romanesque-teardrop-stamp-3/

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You might think that after carving three medieval inspired block printing stamps rather recently, which were all based on extant printed fabrics from the 12th to 13th century, that I might have done enough stamp cutting for a while. But no, I have by far…

Read more: http://www.racaire.com/2018/02/24/and-a-new-little-dragon-stamp-cut-medieval-inspired-block-printing-stamp-iv/

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…and here is some more progress concerning my most recent nailbinding project – a nailbinded grey and blue hood. 🙂 I didn’t have much time to work on my projects recently but I still try to achieve a little bit of progress every day. Nevertheless, I think…

Read more: http://www.racaire.com/2018/02/15/some-nailbinding-again-1/

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After taking a look at the beautiful yellow and blue raw silk fabric which I wanted to use for my next block printing project, I realized that the pre-washed fabric wasn’t as smooth as I liked it to be. Well, after all this years of minimal use of the…

Read more: http://www.racaire.com/2018/03/07/preparations-for-my-next-block-printing-project/

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Wooohooo! I finished another tablet woven band! And this time I even added black glass beads to it while I was weaving it! happydance Well, it seems like I made enough tablet woven bands during the last months that I finally gave up on counting them.…

Read more: http://www.racaire.com/2018/03/09/another-tablet-woven-band-finished/

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As you can see, my husband and I had a lot of fun painting some small wooden boxes for our largesse stash. 🙂 Now you might ask – what is largesse? Well, largesse is a nice tradition within the SCA and it normally describes small tokens of appreciation.…

Read more: http://www.racaire.com/2018/03/15/medieval-inspired-painted-boxes-largesses/

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After taking a look at the beautiful yellow and blue raw silk fabric which I wanted to use for my next block printing project, I realized that the pre-washed fabric wasn’t as smooth as I liked it to be. Well, after all this years of minimal use of the…

Read more: http://www.racaire.com/2018/03/07/preparations-for-my-next-block-printing-project/

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It took a little to prepare the photos of my most recent 12th century Duchess scroll for Rhiannon of the Isle for my blog. However, all is good now, as I finally fullfilled my promise by preparing and uploading all detail photos of her Duchy scroll...

Read more: http://www.racaire.com/2017/12/31/scriptorium-my-secret-12th-century-scroll-project-duchess-scroll-2/

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I am so excited! My third 12th/13th century inspired block printing stamp is finished! And now I have three lovely Romanesque stamps for my next block printing & 12th century garb making project! very happy dance I had to wait for about two days for the…

Read more: http://www.racaire.com/2017/12/19/third-12th-13th-century-inspired-block-printing-stamp-finished-romanesque-teardrop-stamp-3/

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Well, it seems like the creative powers are still flowing as cutting my second romanesque inspired teardrop stamp for my new 12th/13th century block printing project didn’t take very long. 🙂 Like the first “teardrop stamp with Arabic letters”, this second…

Read more: http://www.racaire.com/2017/12/12/another-12th-13th-century-inspired-block-printing-stamp-finished-romanesque-teardrop-stamp-2/
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