Machine Washable Embroidery
those who want a printer friendly version
of the above three sections all in one file
that they can keep by the workarea, here you
This technique while pretty - and very
similiar to some Burgundian
necklaces in technique and style - they
are not period. But, as they
are popular and highly desired, I knew people
would love to learn it because it is very very
to do more netted beadwork?
thousands of beadworking patterns,
and many are free, others are very
inexpensive at just a few dollars
each. Go visit there. Do a search
for "Netted", "Net", "necklace" or "edge"...
or the like. Start
here, in the "net-weave" category.
They have free section as
well as many patterns available for a few
Other Tricks and Tips
Is German all
Greek to you?
Print out my list of words you need to know in
German for beadwork research.
some of the works featured on this site, from various
sources, all qouted. Some are better than others.
"Sacred Embellishment: A Look
at Medieval German Bead Art"
By Jen Funk Segrest
(THL Grizel) [BUY
Goldplattchen or Schmuckbrakteaten Designs
in Germany from the 12th to 15th Centuries
Five page handout of
every "bezant" design I could find from
all the pictures on this site. Everything in this
PDF is available on this site, so this is only
for those who really want a short portable version
without opening a bunch of pictures. Big download
for some. (986K)
My V&A Visit Notes
EXCLUSIVE pictures of
this piece from my private appointment in Dec.
2002. Includes my photo annotations and notes written
during and after return to my hotel. NOT
AVAILABLE ANYWHERE ELSE. Incredibly close
photos showing details never seen before.
Beadwork in the Middle
bonus 14-Page "Pictorial
Overiew of Bead embroidery in period" (in
color, and several new pieces added in 2004) Everything
in this PDF is on this site, so this is only for
those who really want a short portable version.
It's a big download for some at over 3MB.
Designs to get you
MORE SCA KINGDOM ART
of An Tir has great artwork for Kingdoms and principlalites of
the SCA. I used to have a big list up, but it took
up too much space.