In which our plucky heroine indulges in decorative frugality...
The apron dress for little Aesa of Blue Cedar House is finished. Started out with a wool jumper I made years ago for Beth Mead, which I cut down and restitched, then added edgebinding and shoulder straps at the top, a fragment of tablet weaving as front trim, and blockprinted fabric as a hemline band:
blockprinted linen bands used as hemline trim, I keep finding different ways to combine the blocks I have made to create patterns, in this design I am rather charmed by how the negative space makes additional shapes.
This tablet woven fragment is leftover from weaving I did years ago, as part of a prize in Adiantum (Valeria wove red/black twill wool for a cloak, and I made tablet-woven trim to edge the cloak) The pattern here is doubled kvrim, which turns out is not period after all, but I thought that it is reminiscent of the complex woven patterns that are appropriate:
May SMART goals
|#||THINGS MADE||THINGS FIXED||THINGS GONE|
|1||printed trim samples||caged feral roses||cardboard recycling|
|2||banner design||block printed my |
|1300 lb shed debris|
|3||small coin pouch||shed gone||11 concrete piers|
|4||charter #8||planted green onions||-|
|5||Aesa apron dress||-||-|