October – The narrow Oseberg band in silk

So far in my adventure with tablet weaving I have used only wool yarns. There are so many of them available that trying each and every kind and deciding what it is (not) good for is quite an engaging activity. I was also told by more experienced weavers that working …

Early medieval women’s headwear

When I was still regularly involved in the late Middle Ages reenactment, my girl friends and I always admired the early medieval outfits for their colours and rich, or even lavish decorations. Christianity posed some serious restrictions on women’s clothing in late medieval Europe. As women reenacting urban dwellers of …