Alterations

More thrift store fun today. Last year, they were donated a whole box of these giant black sweaters. The sweaters were brand new, clearly meant to be embroidered with promotional information or something, but not of a style that anyone in town would have much use for. I took three, an idea germinating in my … More Alterations

Leno

I think “Leno” is kinda the worst name for a lace technique ever. Because you don’t think of delicate, sinuous, woven lace; you think of the guy with The Chin. But leno is what they called it. But what is Leno? I’m so glad you asked. So in normal plain weave, every thread crosses the … More Leno