Anachan's Corner

One woman's journey through marriage, motherhood, and the classroom…

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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Valued, Respected, and Wanted

Recently, I noticed Peter Hollens had put out a new video, so as normal, I clicked on it on YouTube to see what it was. Let me preface this by saying that I love Peter Hollens’s work. As a matter of fact, the vast majority of songs I have actually purchased in recent years (rather, […]

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