Posted in embroidery, Labours of the Months project Tags: branston, c13th, construction, embroidery, labours of the month, medieval, medieval embroidery, needlework, split stitch, wool
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Posted in embroidery, Labours of the Months project Tags: c13th, embroidery, labours of the month, medieval, medieval embroidery, modern stuff, needlework, split stitch, wool
Posted in dyeing Tags: alkanet, alum, cochineal, dyer's weed, madder, natural dye, walnut
Posted in dyeing Tags: alum, chamomile, cutch, dye, madder, natural dye, wool
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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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