Posted in Reykjahlid Antependium Tags: antependium, c13th, couching, embroidery, icelandic, laid and couched, medieval, natural dye, reconstruction, reykjahlid, silk, split stitch, wool
Posted in embroidery, opus anglicanum Tags: almoner, c13th, christmas, couching, embroidery, goldwork, medieval, opus anglicanum, purse, silkwork, split stitch, underside couching
Posted in embroidery, Reykjahlid Antependium Tags: antependium, c13th, couching, embroidery, icelandic, laid and couched, medieval, natural dye, reconstruction, reykjahlid, split stitch
Posted in Anglo Saxon, costume, headdress, Tablet weaving Tags: Anglo-Saxon, costume, embroidery, finished, gold brocaded tablet weave, goldwork, laid and couched, pearls, silkwork, tablet weave, viel, wimple
Posted in museum work, Tablet weaving, weaving Tags: Anglo-Saxon, finished, Kirkleatham, museum, tablet weave, warp-weighted loom, weaving, wool
Posted in costume, tudor Tags: c16th, construction, elizabethan, fabric, gown, kirtle, silk brocade, tudor
Posted in costume, tudor Tags: c16th, construction, costume, elizabethan, linen, piecing, silk, silk brocade, tudor
Posted in costume, tudor Tags: c16th, construction, costume, elizabethan, farthingale, silk, tudor
Posted in embroidery, Labours of the Months project Tags: c13th, embroidery, labours of the month, medieval, split stitch, wool
Posted in modern stuff, museum work Tags: costume, cotton, fabric, modern stuff, storytelling
This blog is solely for textiles, with a little bit of silversmithing now and then, and will mainly be for my historical stuff.
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My interests range from ancient greek to tudor periods, and I tend to be an artisan rather than an academic - not that I don't do research, I just prefer getting my hands dirty.
I dye, spin, weave, sew and embroider, and have been doing so for several decades...
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