Roz I’ve just come back from time spent with my daughter in Canberra (being thoroughly spoilt) and found several newsletters from you. I have been intrigued with the Hardanger question and answer section. My question is – I’ve been asked by a friend to teach her Hardanger. When I first started I was told that […]
Month: October 2012
Ask Roz: How do you end and start new threads in the middle of a Hardanger piece?
Hello Roz! I always enjoy your newsletters, but am especially enjoying the new topic Questions about Hardanger. I have dabbled with Hardanger for many years, making many small pieces, but have never attempted a large piece because I can’t figure out how to stitch them. Here are my questions: How do you plan your path […]
Ask Roz: How do you repair an accidental cut in Hardanger?
Hi Roz… I accept the fact that you may not have had every single experience possible when it comes to Hardanger but I bet you come pretty close! I am working on one of the pieces in ‘Gems of Hardanger Embroidery’ by Mildred Torgerson and made the worst possible mistake….I broke rule number one: Don’t […]
Ask Roz: What suggestions do you have for left-handed Hardanger stitchers?
I have enjoyed your on-going questions/answers and discussion of Hardanger. A number of years ago I belonged to a cross-stitch group, and our "leader" challenged us to try other needlearts, one of them being Hardanger. I remember that I struggled with the illustrated instructions because of being left-handed. After so long, I gave up and […]
Norwegian Waffles 1 1/2 cups flour 2 Tablespoons sugar 3 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 2 eggs 1 3/4 cups milk 3 Tablespoons melted shortening 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Preheat the waffle iron. Sift together the flour and baking powder and set aside. First beat together the eggs and sugar. Add the shortening, […]
Apple Salad 1 (20 oz) can unsweetened pineapple chunks One-fourth cup butter One-third cup sugar 1 T lemon juice 2 T cornstarch 2 T cold water 1 cup or slightly less mayonnaise 8 cups chopped tart apples 2 cups green grapes 2 tsp. poppy seeds Three-fourths cup chopped pecans, toasted Drain pineapple and reserve juice. […]