The Skjoldham Hood

On the Norwegian island of Andøy buried in the bog near the harbor in Skjold (Skjoldehamn),  some unlucky sod kicked the bucket and left this lovely gem, a very distinctive hooded mantle made of squares of wool. You can check out more here at Medieval Baltic. This is pretty much the pattern I used. , Note, the […]

Tunics By Colbern

  My latest tunic endeavor! This beauty was a fun project, started with my obtaining some lovely trim and then selecting/finding cloth to match. the trim is handmade inkle weaving and utilizes a method called warp manipulation, this results in the pattern being raised and having a “negative” on its other side. A note on […]