I finally finished my new 12th century “Saint Michael and the Dragon” banner!

2016-05 - Racaire - 12th century Michael and the Dragon banner - hand embroidery - split stitch - SCAIn my previous posting “Working at my 12th century “Saint Michael and the Dragon” banner I already showed you the very first steps needed to turn my finished 12th century inspired “Saint Michael and the Dragon” into a small banner for my living room.

My last posting included information about how I chose the fabric and where I found the inspiration for the final shape for my banner project. Furthermore I also wrote about how I attached the embroidery to the surface and how I prepared the final shape of the banner…

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Racaire’s wedding cloak project – an embroidered patch from the SCA Shire of Phoenix Glade in Meridies :D

And again I have a picture of another beautiful embroidered patch for my 12th century wedding cloak project which I can share with you! 😀

Racaire - 2014 - 12th century wedding cloak - embroidered patch - Racaire featuring Siobhan Love's embroidery

Today I present to you a beautiful hand embroidered patch for my 12th century wedding cloak project by courtesy of lady Siobhan Love.

This patch was hand embroidered by lady Siobhan Love and forwarded to me from the sunny SCA Shire of Phoenix Glade situated in the mighty SCA Kingdom of Meridies. 🙂

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12th century embroidery – Saint Michael and the Dragon – embroidery finished! :)

Racaire 2014 - 12th century embroidery - hand embroidery - Saint Michael and the Dragon - embroidery finishedToday I have great news for you – my “12th century embroidery – Saint Michael and the Dragon” is finished! This embroidery took an endless amount of working hours and embroidery stitches but I didn’t give up! 😀

As you might have noticed, I already enjoyed the “Endspurt” phase of this embroidery tremendously. It really helped me to keep on working at all this endless lines of tiny stitches. And during the last night I was finally able to make the last stitches. I tell you, that was a really awesome feeling.

….and here two pictures of my finished “12th century embroidery – Saint Michael and the Dragon” embroidery for you – enjoy! 😀

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12th century embroidery – Saint Michael and the Dragon – sneak peek.26 – Endspurt!

12th century embroidery – Saint Michael and the Dragon – sneak peek.23 - first (yellow) border finishedEndspurt! …and again new progress concerning my “12th century embroidery – Saint Michael and the Dragon” embroidery project. 😀

The many hours which I recently worked at this embroidery project seem to finally pay off. After yesterdays posting I continued my work at the blue border. And now, after another 8 very busy hours filled with embroidery, I am very happy to tell that I just finished the blue border.

…and here a new photo of my recent embroidery progress for you – enjoy! 😀

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12th century embroidery – Saint Michael and the Dragon – sneak peek.25 – Endspurt!

12th century embroidery – Saint Michael and the Dragon – sneak peek.23 - first (yellow) border finishedAnd again new progress concerning my “12th century embroidery – Saint Michael and the Dragon” embroidery project. 😀

*Wooohooo* Endspurt! Yeah, I am diligently working at the last embroidered border of my medieval embroidery project and I can already imagine the end of my project… *happydance* 🙂

…and here a new photo of my recent embroidery progress for you – enjoy! 😀

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12th century embroidery – Saint Michael and the Dragon – sneak peek.24 – Endspurt!

12th century embroidery – Saint Michael and the Dragon – sneak peek.23 - first (yellow) border finishedAnd again new progress concerning my “12th century embroidery – Saint Michael and the Dragon” embroidery. 😀

*Wow* Filling the second blue border with this medieval embroidery technique takes nearly forever but I am definitely not giving up.

Despite all this never ending rows of small stitches and the awfully slow progress, I already made good progress on this last part of the embroidery. I am very confident of being able to finish this border and furthermore this embroidery project during the next days. 🙂

…and here two pictures of the recent progress of my medieval embroidery project for you. The blue border is the result of several very busy embroidery evenings – enjoy! 😀

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12th century embroidery – Saint Michael and the Dragon – sneak peek.23 – first (yellow) border finished

12th century embroidery – Saint Michael and the Dragon – sneak peek.23 - first (yellow) border finishedIt took many long hours but I just completed another important part of my embroidery. Yes, I finally finished the work at the first border of my “12th century embroidery – Saint Michael and the Dragon” embroidery. 😀

As you can see on the picture underneath, a yellow border gently enframes my archangel Saint Michael now.

Not only that, I also managed to finish the last part of the dragon. I added the last missing part of the dragons tail and completed the dragon. 🙂

…and here the picture with the recent progress of my medieval embroidery project for you – enjoy! 😀

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12th century embroidery – Saint Michael and the Dragon – sneak peek.22 – after more than 100 working hours…

12th century embroidery – Saint Michael and the Dragon – sneak peek.22 - after more than 100 working hours...After more than 100 working hours I finally managed to finish the first major part of my “12th century embroidery – Saint Michael and the Dragon” project. 😀

It took many hours and an endless amount of tiny stitches but I just finished the main green background section of my embroidery.

I am very pleased with the intermediate result of my embroidery project. Now I am very eager to finish my 12th century embroidery project. I really can’t wait to see the final result of my version of St. Michael and the Dragon. 🙂

…and here the picture of my new progress for you – enjoy! 😀

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12th century embroidery – Saint Michael and the Dragon – sneak peek.21 – Saint Michaels hand & sleeve finished :)

12th century embroidery – Saint Michael and the Dragon – sneak peek.20 – Saint Michaels cloak finished :)Again new progress concerning my “12th century embroidery – Saint Michael and the Dragon“. 😀

Wooohooo! I am very happy to tell that I just finished the embroidery of Saint Michaels hand and sleeve. *happydance*

It feels so great that my handsome 12th century archangel – St Michael – is nearly finished now. I just have to fill some very small sections but they won’t make a big difference concerning the whole appearance… Such a pretty looking archangel… 🙂

…and here the picture of my new progress for you – enjoy! 😀

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12th century embroidery – Saint Michael and the Dragon – sneak peek.20 – Saint Michaels cloak finished :)

12th century embroidery – Saint Michael and the Dragon – sneak peek.20 – Saint Michaels cloak finished :)…and again new progress concerning my “12th century embroidery – Saint Michael and the Dragon” project for you. 😀

Yesterday I showed you my first progress concerning Saint Michaels cloak and today I proudly present to you Saint Michaels finished red cloak.

I feel very released. His cloak looks much better than I thought it would look like. He looks so handsome and cute wearing his striking red cloak, doesn’t he? 🙂

…and here the picture of my new progress for you – enjoy! 😀

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