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Video Wednesday- Spinning Presentation

I would love to be at the QLHF (Queensland Living History Federation) Conference this weekend doing a talk on spinning, but I’m not. I’m getting married instead! 93 more words


Battle of Hastings re-enactment, E Sussex

English Heritage presents a re-enactment of the Battle of Hastings, with over 600 warriors taking part.

Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th October 2017 1000 – 1700 BST… 35 more words


Make a good impression.

I’m writing this as I’ve seen quite a few posts recently where someone has bought a load of gear and posted their shiny, new impression that they are thrilled with – only to be put down instantly and told everything is wrong. 1,278 more words


The ( not so ) glamorous life of a historical SA

Apart from making a lot of historical clothing   we also get to wear them a lot as we do a lot of work as Historical interpreters (shows, demos, talks etc 0 ore info here!). 1,841 more words


Milton Keynes museum history weekend

We are very lucky in Milton Keynes to have a museum dedicated to local history. It is currently expanding; some fancy extra exhibition halls are being built at the moment on site. 126 more words


1880 walking suit in bluebells

 1880 walking suit in bluebells

As a part of my incoming book, The Victorian Dressmaker,  I have been making a lot of new frocks. This one is one of the 5 or so different frocks representing the Natural form – and although the making up information, pattern etc will be remaining secret until the publication, I thought I would give you a sneak preview – and share some (ok, a lot of ) photos. 538 more words


The Difference between Drop Spindle Spinning and Europan Distaff Suspended Spinning.

Cathelina shows the difference between two different suspended techniques: drop spindle spinning and European distaff suspended spinning.