HNW - Re: embroidered scrolls

Connie Carroll Connie.Bunny at
Thu Sep 2 21:02:00 PDT 1999


Fiondel has praised your work to me before. As one who does not draw 
well, I have to depend on others for my patterns and ALLWAYS give 
them credit.

 Please see if your friend will put the picture or pictures back up and let us
 know the URL.



> OK, Fiondel went to Bonfield Battles, and will be gone until
> tuesday.
> But as for the "patterns", there are plenty of books on illumination
> that will fill up most of the background. The scenes of people dying
> and spinning/weaving were taken form a couple different books that
> had period woodcut illustrations to go along with the tet describing
> that specific activity. 
> Don't expect to be able to find eveything you are looking for, tho.
> We had a three month, nation wide, six net lists search for a period
> illustration of people felting  (the Laurel's third main area) with
> ZERO results. 
> But yes, after the pictures were found, they were freehand drawn and
> then embroidered over. Sorry.  And don't get twisted into believing
> *you* have to draw the patterns. Her husband drew the designs, then
> she did the stitching. There is nothing wrong with getting
> assistance. Judges even give additional points when credit is given
> to others for their help on your piece.
> I have a email to the webpage owner to see if he will put it back
> up. 
> Franz
> Husband, pattern-maker,cantsewastitch.
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