I was also in the last stretches of getting my hem stitch smocked apron done. I think I mentioned I took the class at An Tir - West War?
I used the internet to get help with the hem stitch once we got back home. I like how it came out. I used this tutorial on how to do the hem stitch. I can't find a good pic of the apron hem with the hem stitch. I've done it on one of the handkerchiefs too, it looks better:
The Canton of Kaldor Ness had an Accademia over a Saturday and a Sunday. On Saturday, Ignatius and I took a cheesemaking class. It was very interesting and we got yummy samples to bring home. Ignatius says that he'll support my endeavors, but doesn't have a desire to actively participate.
Domina Rafaella had a History of Knitting class that I took to support her. I used the class and the help of Valdemere to frog my Medieval Egyptian Muslim Stockings. I found that I had too many errors trying to throw in diapered diamonds on the fly. I need to chart it out and start over. I think that after I get past the ankle, if I switch to a larger needle that might help too.
These are kind of where I had gotten back to: