Garb/Clothing

Kragelund Tunic: Simplified Pattern

Kragelund Tunic: Simplified Pattern

My notes about the original Kragelund tunic are saved in another post. I recommend reading that for more background information. Quick paraphrase: – Tunic made of Wool found in Fattiggårdens mose near the village Kragelund, north west of Silkeborg, Denmark (also approximately 15 miles south […]

Kentish Anglo-Saxon Gold Brocaded Fillet

Kentish Anglo-Saxon Gold Brocaded Fillet

Note: I’ve decided to go ahead and hit publish on this article even though I have not yet woven the band. I think there’s interesting details here that others may appreciate. Someday I hope to get back to this and actually weave the band. For […]

Thrum cap (aka: objectionable dreadlocks hat)

Thrum cap (aka: objectionable dreadlocks hat)

Thrum Cap started August 3, 2018. Finished August 20, 2018. Fulled August 21 and 22. From Merriam-Webster Thrum noun Definition of thrum 1 a (1) : a fringe of warp threads left on the loom after the cloth has been removed (2) : one of […]

Schamloten schaube for Helga

Schamloten schaube for Helga

Helga has asked me to fit her and then construct a new German boy short coat for her modeled after a garment worn by his Grace Duke Hauoc. I am by no means an expert in German or German clothing terms used in the middle […]

Halscleet – Antwerpen white linen partlet

Halscleet – Antwerpen white linen partlet

Antwerpen White linen partlet started May 12, 2018. Finished June 9, 2018. Special thanks to Aleit Pietersdochter over at The New Cut who is working on documenting 16th century Dutch costuming terms and dug up the terms “Halscleet”/”Halsdouck”/”halscleer” which seem to be the proper name […]

Rust Antwerpen Market Gown

Rust Antwerpen Market Gown

Rust linen Antwerpen gown started May 16, 2018. First wearing May 27, 2018. Not yet finished (still need to add lining). I need a new dress. Well a whole new wardrobe, but one thing at a time. Last year I lost 65 lbs (I am […]

Antwerpen gown epiphany

Antwerpen gown epiphany

I’ve had this thing that I’ve been kicking around for a while. I’m working on my Antwerpen gown and I’ve been kind of stuck trying to figure out what was going on with the front of the dress under the laces. This is the same […]

16th c. German Annotated Bibliography

16th c. German Annotated Bibliography

An annotated bibliography of books and articles about 16th century German clothing and finds.

Anglo-Saxon Annotated Bibliography

Anglo-Saxon Annotated Bibliography

An annotated bibliography of books and articles about Anglo-Saxon (primarily Kentish) clothing and finds.

Viking Age Clothing Annotated Bibliography

Viking Age Clothing Annotated Bibliography

An annotated bibliography of books and articles about viking age clothing. This has also been copied over to the Viking Clothing group on FaceBook.