The Vulcan Harp is the first pattern I found, when I searched for Star Trek pattern just over a year ago. It is this harp that got me going to design my own patterns. And what a journey it has been so far. I still need to add the strings, which will be embroidered into the pattern. I made two little mistakes, one of the dots is darker than the others. Oops. And one part of the pattern I just could not line up. This is definitely my mistake and not a problem with the pattern, because when I trimmed one of the sections, IRead More →

The Lirpa is a Vulcan Melee Weapon. The lirpa was a traditional Vulcan melee weapon, consisting of a metal staff with a fan-shaped blade on one end and a club on the other. The haft below the shaped blade had some Vulcan lettering on it. In 2154, the Vulcan commandos sent by the Vulcan High Command after Jonathan Archer and T’Pol wielded lirpas, since energy weapons were useless in Vulcan’s Forge. Archer disarmed one of them and was very familiar with the use of this weapon because of his mind meld with Syrran.  It was used by combatants in the kal-if-fee, the traditional mating challengeRead More →