Harder Than It Looks: DIY Videos and Overconfidence

Before I fell down the bobbin lace rabbit hole, I made myself a medieval shift. Watching others sewing in videos about historical costuming made me want to sew, too. Morgan Donner’s video Making Basic Medieval Underwear inspired me to dig out some plain muslin, draft a pattern, and make a shift of my own. I had already finished it when I first heard a Hidden Brain podcast that made me laugh with understanding.

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Entwife Sculpture: How Inspiration Drives Creation

Getting stuck with pink and brown inspired me to make an abstract interpretation of an Entwife.

Threads Around the World: A Book for Textile Fans

Even for those who don’t know anything about textiles, Threads Around the World: From Arabian Weaving to Batik in Zimbabwe … More Threads Around the World: A Book for Textile Fans