Wednesday, 4 July 2018
Tablet Weaving Articles
10 years ago, I analysed and reconstructed the weaving techique of the medieval silk belt commonly known as Eric of Pomerania's Belt. It...
Sunday, 28 February 2016
Historical Sew Monthly - February challenge: Tucks & Pleats
Another Historical Sew Monthly challenge finished well ahead of schedule! It's just so much easier with fabric from the shop and a se...
Saturday, 23 January 2016
The Historical Sew Monthly - January Challenge: Procrastination
When you live and love all things history, textile and crafts as I do, it's almost impossible to stick to one period of interest wh...
Friday, 18 December 2015
Ode to the Distaff II: Bonus picture!
As I kept spinning from my rolled up wad of wool, I eventually came to the point when I hade to re-roll it to make the cloth tighter. When I...
Saturday, 5 December 2015
Ode to the Distaff
Handspinning has completely taken over my spare time lately. I work full time and commute for a total of three hours every day, so I need to...
Monday, 19 October 2015
Life's full of challenges, and some of them are all about textiles... The Historical Sewing Fortnightly/Monthly After an enthusi...
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