Month: June 2011

Brazier – Chafing Dish

Chafing Dish – Brazier Museum of London Surrey/Hampshire border redware chafing dish vertical loop handle. 1550-1700 Medieval Brazier Cooking Chafer… Figues alla Francesa (Libre del Coch, #102) Les figues seques pendràs més melades que pugues haver, negres e blanques e leva•ls lo capoll. E aprés […]

Abortive beginnings

Diary started June 23, 2011 Black short-sleeved waisted cotehardie started March 5, 2012, finished May 23, 2012. I’ve spent quite a while thinking about this and finally set to work on this a few night ago. I have a bodice which I’ve used for my […]

15th century waisted kirtle

Summary Once upon a very long time ago I made and wore a cotehardie. Unfortunately I didn’t think that cotehardies are particularly flattering on me. After the yellow cotehardie I wore a lot of basic tunics.. and finally started making German gowns. The bodice on […]

Quick&Dirty Braies (well, ok. Not -dirty- but you know what I mean)

For literally YEARS I’ve been meaning to make some braies. Now, finally I figured out a pattern and got a chance to wear my test pair at an event last weekend. In a word.. they’re made of win.. in two words.. win and AWESOME!! Seriously. […]

Pennsic Sewing List

Pennsic is coming. This will be my second Pennsic and I’m in a much better frame of mind this year.. so I have projects that I want to get done for Pennsic. I’m responsible for myself, Fearghus and Tony. Tony is a friend of ours […]

“Bresaola”

Copied directly from Wulfric’s LJ entry. (http://madbaker.livejournal.com/665852.html) 3-lb beef eye of round roast, no more than 3″ in diameter Spice cure: 1 ounce kosher salt 2 Tbsp sugar 3/4 tsp curing salt #2 1 1/2 tsp ground black pepper 1 Tbsp chopped rosemary 2 tsp […]

Pictures or it never happened

I ended up sewing together the hat and parts of the sleeves on the road-trip to Montana.. and after the wedding I ended up sewing on two more buttons before Coronet.. but it looked lovely. At Nate and Dusty’s wedding 5/21/2011: