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Hallstatt 1 reconstruction

Delving a bit further back than I usually do, I tried my hand at a Hallstatt reconstruction. Usually dated to late bronze/early iron age (~1100 BC), Hallstatt is a famous archaelogical site in Austria, and one I certainly have renewed appreciation for after having tried this pattern! 175 more words

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New Tablet Woven Band from Applesies and Fox Noses!

Decided to make the 15th band called “Ladders” in Applesies and Fox Noses! This band is a replica of a Finnish band found in the Kaukola Kekomaki graveyard and dating from the Carelian Iron Age. 34 more words


Birka reconstruction based on resources by Agnes Geijer

After the Trondheim reconstruction, I was left with some warp that was too long to just discard, but at the same time, I didn’t want to keep doing the Trondheim brocade. 158 more words

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More tablet weaving

I have been experimenting with different yarns for tablet weaving … and there has been plenty of trial and error!  But I’ve learned a few things.  270 more words

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Trondheim reconstruction

Here, about a month ago, I got another wonderful challenge in the long line of commissions which makes me better. This time, a brocade reconstruction based on this little 3 cm long, 9 mm wide piece of silk and gold found in Trondheim around the 11th century. 270 more words

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Tablet Weaving

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you will know that my boyfriend and I are avid historical reenactors, especially of the 8th century Viking kind. 155 more words


Card Weaving: Setting up and Practice weaving

“Everything I saw was fascinating. I saw the silversmiths, the blacksmiths, and other artisans, and I wondered what I could do. i knew I couldn’t do everthing at once. 95 more words