Finished... with a few days to spare! 🙂 I got the flights and ribbons completed today, so all was left was to dress the horse up and get pictures taken. I am really happy with how the entire set came together. There are things that bug me and of course there is always room for … Continue reading NMTM – Finished!
I've had a lot of setbacks since I last posted about my NMTM project. Lately I've been dealing with a lot of foot-related pain ranging from annoying to severe, so that's been a major distraction, especially since I'm on my feet all day at work. However I did manage to get some straps skived … Continue reading NMTM – Progress Report #4
I was hoping to have more posts (and progress!) made by now, but last week was rough and... yeah. BUT, some progress was made over the weekend! I got the crown piece and browband made. The crown piece is split, which is always a bit stressful (for me anyway!) as it can go wrong so … Continue reading NMTM – Progress Report #3
The cheek pieces and bit were up next. These were each cut from two pieces of very thinly skived lace, 1/4" and 1/8" for those curious. My references have this stitched piece on top of the larger one, so I was trying to imitate that: Two more tiny straps were buckled in place. The loose … Continue reading NMTM – Progress Report #2
So far, my project for NMTM is off to a good start. I'm going to attempt to document as much of it as I can this month, so there will probably be a lot of blog posts about it. 😛 I started by clearing off my work space and gathered some of the materials. I'm … Continue reading NMTM – Progress Report #1