There are two main manufacturers of parchment tools - as most people know - Pergamano and Parchment Craft Australia (PCA). My tutor is PCA trained so I started with their brand of tools - but - I do have a few Pergamano tools that have no counterparts in the PCA range. Pergamano have published a pattern booklet called Tool Special covering the use of 10 of their special tools. I bought this at The Art of Craft last week and have been 'having a play' with one of the patterns - by Wilma Bloemers. I haven't got all of these 10 tools but using a couple I have - 'moon' and 'drop' - I have made the following
I was so tired yesterday after the wedding on Saturday that I just needed to chill out and 'play'. A lovely wedding and good weather - it was just the travelling that was a nightmare. How anyone copes working in London I do not know. Only for youngsters I feel.