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I am an avid embroiderer. My current primary interest is blackwork, but I dabble in gold work (both laid and underside couching), free embroidery, drawn thread work, and canvas work.
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I am an avid embroiderer. My current primary interest is blackwork and German brick stitch, but I also dabble in gold work (both laid and underside couching), free embroidery, drawn thread work, and canvas work.
I am currently teaching myself applique and I am very excited to see how it goes.
 
  
I also do tablet weaving, where my favorite designs are lettering in double-face weave.
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I greatly enjoy fashion history, with a special focus on Elizabethan and 12th Century.
  
I picked up spinning last year and have become obsessed. My current weirdest experiments have been with linen, cat hair, and milk fibers (individually, not all on the same spindle ;) ).  
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I also enjoy tablet weaving with various techniques.
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I picked up spinning a few years ago and very much enjoy it. My current weirdest experiments have been with cat hair and milk fibers (individually, not all on the same spindle).  
  
 
I also do viking wire weaving, which I absolutely adore.
 
I also do viking wire weaving, which I absolutely adore.
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My long term goal is to start with raw wool and make a period dress, but that will have to wait until I get a larger loom.
 
My long term goal is to start with raw wool and make a period dress, but that will have to wait until I get a larger loom.
  
I am a huge supporter of the rapier crew The Handsome Boys Modeling Academy and am so proud of their accomplishments at Pennsic 42!
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I am a huge supporter of the rapier crew The Handsome Boys and am so proud of their accomplishments at Pennsic 43!

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Information
Resides: Canton of the Towers, Carolingia
Status: Active
Awards: Order of Precedence
Heraldry
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Azure, a chevron throughout between three needles bendwise sinister argent.
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Introduction

My name is Elena Hylton, and I am a seamstress and general fiber arts aficionado, though I also dabble in making various types of spirits.

Persona

My primary persona is mid-12th Century English, though I also dabble in later periods.

Offices & Positions

  • Member of Athena's Thimble since 2012. Granted rank of Artisan at Pennsic, 2014.
  • Pennsic University Instructor, 2014.

Households

House Stonewatch

More Information

I am an avid embroiderer. My current primary interest is blackwork and German brick stitch, but I also dabble in gold work (both laid and underside couching), free embroidery, drawn thread work, and canvas work.

I greatly enjoy fashion history, with a special focus on Elizabethan and 12th Century.

I also enjoy tablet weaving with various techniques.

I picked up spinning a few years ago and very much enjoy it. My current weirdest experiments have been with cat hair and milk fibers (individually, not all on the same spindle).

I also do viking wire weaving, which I absolutely adore.

My long term goal is to start with raw wool and make a period dress, but that will have to wait until I get a larger loom.

I am a huge supporter of the rapier crew The Handsome Boys and am so proud of their accomplishments at Pennsic 43!