Embroidered smock Smock mad of heavy linen with hand-made embroidery is based on extant original shown in Fashion Museum, Bath. The details of embroidery and smock pattern are described by Janet Arnold in The cut and construction of linen shirts, smocks, neckwear. headwear and accessories for men and women.
A modern Moorcroft pottery bulbous vase decorated with "Pomegranate" pattern on a dark blue ground, 5.75ins high (impressed factory mark to base and dated 2000), and a ditto jug decorated with a lily pattern in the Art Nouveau manner on a pale blue ground, 9.5ins high (impressed factory mark and dated 2001 to base
Cross-stitch pattern using grass as the thread and concrete as the fabric. Grasscrete® is a proprietary system that relies on placing disposable plastic 'pots' at equal spaces over a prepared base and then pouring concrete to fill the spaces in between the 'pots'. A soil mix and seed is then added to fill the resulting voids.
Capital, c. 1020, Stone Monastery, Sant Pere de Roda At the beginning the eleventh century, in the south of France and in Catalonia, there was a search for the technical means to solve the problem of adapting the surface motif used on panels (interlacings, palmettes and rosettes) to the rough-hewn surfaces of a capital. As a result, there appeared a series of capitals based on the Corinthian scheme which show the pre-Romanesque shallow relief giving way to chamfering and deep grooving. The…
Piping pattern metod. Use a push-pin trick as a guide until you build up the confidence to attempt free hand design. Icing consistency is KEY! Watch THIS VIDEO for tips an getting the perfect piping consistency. To save time, try flooding your cookies using THIS TECHNIQUE from Created by Diane. If you look closely at Rosie’s work, she uses a similar method. This works well for those of you who use corn syrup icing because you can use that as a base and royal icing for the detail work.