Wednesdays come around quickly, and it is time to give a Work In Progress Wednesday report once again.
This week I have a new project:
New! En Kjolsäck
which is a hanging pocket. This kind of pouch, which is worn dangling from the belt, can be found on many folk costumes in Scandinavia. Mine is inspired from a postcard of the Swedish Dala Floda costume, and is wool embroidery on a black background.
The black wool I am stitching on is from a discarded black cashmere coat from Burberry. How can one cut such an expensive coat into pieces, you may ask? Well, when the Japanese moths, always so hungry, have had an 'all you can eat' party in the wardrobe, and ruined the coat, THEN you can...
In spite of being very busy I have found time, at night, to make good progress: