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Archive for August, 2016

Running Up the Stairs

Last school year, our high school moved into temporary quarters, an historic two-story elementary school building. To my annoyance, I found that each time I climbed the stairs, I would have to stop and regain my breath at the top. (Yes, the school has an elevator, but I was too stubborn to walk down the […]

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Lacing with Bobbins

In my “past life” with the SCA, I found I wanted to learn an old skill which was a little less frequently learned: bobbin lace. To be honest, most lace made in the 1500s was not made using bobbins; it was made using needles. Needle lace is created by making a thread outline, then making […]

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