Semi-final Longfang Trim Embroidery Pattern

LongfangBorderI think the trim is done, though I can’t finalize the pattern as of yet. I need to get materials and test, of course, before I finalize the template for use and post instructions and finished examples. If you use this pattern on your own (it’s intended for the Pattern darning stitch) I’d love to see your work, and have you tell me how it worked out. I’m not sure I’ll be able to get a test piece underway prior to Christmas…

Updated Family Longfang Page

The Family Longfang page just received an updated version of the file. This is the first in a string I’m planning, so keep your eyes peeled. Hopefully I’ll be able to catch a player who should have the ability to give me names (or the permission to make them up) to fill in the missing spots that still stand and verify some life statuses.

Let’s talk bottles…

So, healer types in this game make up potions. This means they need bottles. Because I’m an oddball, I’ve already sourced some options through Specialty Bottles, SKS Bottles, and Bulk Apothecary. My plans are to prep these by adding faux leader to the tops, so they they look like molded leather and will have the proper look. There are tons of ways to finish them in addition to the faux leather. They could be wrapped in twine, or any other million ideas. I might even make some neat aged labels to put on them, just because I can… In addition to the … Continue Reading…

Reyna Garb Shopping List

This is my initial garb shopping list for the Reyna character, one that I will potentially be making additional versions of later. Clothing Dress (5-6ish yards of fabric, buttons, zippers, thread, etc) Done, ATM. Didn’t use the pattern I’d planned, though. Used a different one that’s more viking. Overdress (3-4ish yards of fabric, Notions, etc) Doneish, again. I did a corset and scarf for a skirt, but it worked. Head-cloth (to match overdress. Make it out of that stuff) Done. Cloak (Not sure yet how I’m going to make this for sure… Maybe GoT style?) Pants (Not sure how much … Continue Reading…