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Elizabeth Kostova, The Swan Thieves

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ornamentedbeing:

For this dress the designer Michele Clapton wanted a dragonscale like textured embroidery that starts to emerge on Daenerys’s costume and becomes heavier and more pronounced, growing and evolving as the season progresses.

To create this I used a North American smocking stitch. I then used a metallic thread combined with blue embroidery thread to do a stitch called “lock stitch” (a good book to find this in is "A Tale of Two Stitches" by Jan Beaney & Jean Littlejohn) in a random manner to fix and blend the smocked dragonscale onto the dress.

 

On the second dress I used much more of the lock stitch and started to grow the decoration down the dress.

 

The third and final dress is in a paper silk so has more sheen, again I applied smocked pieces to the shoulders, but add more down across the bust. Again I add the lock stitch in between, also adding pieces of Italian tubular mesh wire, which I open up slightly and use a lock stitch over the top. The decoration is heavier than on the previous dresses and grows further down trailing off down the skirt panels. The final embellishment is a few Miyuki Tila beads and Miyuki drops in matt metal patina iris on the edge of the sleeve and neck adding another scale like texture.

 
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James Clavell, Shōgun

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l0werchelsea:

some girl collared me the other night when i was having a DMC with rhianna and she goes, “YOU. you’re olivia. i’ve heard so much about you.” in the most threatening voice ever and then went “god, you’re BEAUTIFUL!” and kissed my forehead. for about five minutes me only emotion was ???

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Don’t you die on me, Violet!
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tonedbellyplease:

5-MINUTE HEALTHY STRAWBERRY FROZEN YOGURT

INGREDIENTS:

4 cups frozen strawberries
3 Tablespoons agave nectar or honey
1/2 cup plain yogurt (non-fat or full fat)
1 Tablespoon fresh lemon juice

DIRECTIONS:

Add the frozen strawberries, agave nectar (or honey), yogurt and lemon juice to the bowl of a food processor. Process until creamy, about 5 minutes.

Serve the frozen yogurt immediately or transfer it to an airtight container and store it in the freezer for up to 1 month.

Kelly’s Notes:
I prefer a more tart frozen yogurt, but you can add additional agave nectar or honey if you want a sweeter-tasting dessert.

Fresh strawberries can be used in place of frozen, however the fresh strawberries must be frozen solid.

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crockercorpjanecrocker:

kitkat808:

starkspangly:

WHAT THE FUCK IS GOING ON

OMFG my teacher just showed us this in death and dying class

what the fuck kinda school have death and dying class
what the fuck death and dying classs