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Kalaga: Burmese angels dancing

This is a kalaga, from Burma (Myanmar), which my parents bought in the mid-eighties. Traditionally, there are padded figures in the middle, and they are heavily embroidered with sequins and other decorations. In this piece, the figures are five dancing … Continue reading

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Candlewicking difficulties

So, I’ve been working on a sculptured stitchery and candlewicking kit Majestic Balloons designed by Roger W. Reinardy, and available from Janlynn. It’s called sculptured stitchery because the design is backstitched over cotton batting to create a 3D effect around … Continue reading

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