Pearl project 2.0

So I have alot of plans and stuffs to do this autumn. And since I actually miss doing pearl embroidery one of them are to make a cranach. I´ve never made one before so a challange in both pattern fitting and pearl embroidery. I´ve also found a painting of Susanna of Bavaria and I love…

Dyed some velvet

So I´ve also plan to start a new pearl project sometime this autumn or winter. I have never done a cranach and I happen to have nearly six meters of cotton velvet laying around that a bought many years ago and it would not cost me so much to start on this project. I decided…

Autumn project 1: New cotehardie

Since I got only two “everyday wool dresses and much more court garb I choose to wait a bit with my planned new pearl project (more about this in a later post). And instead I´m going to start with the green short sleeved cotehardie that I have been planning since last summer. I bought a…

Coat of arms

Realized that I never posted a picture on my device that I trying to get approved. It passed the first round and are up for the second one. And the swan you have seen befor in my swabian dress and in my pattens  Fingers crossed that it passes 😀

How I made my leather pattens step by step

Before you start make sure that you have the following tools: Waxed linen thread, sinew or dental floss. I used waxed linen thread. Plier and awl, at least two leather needles or thicker embroidery needles, scalpel and a tracing wheel. For punching (or rather make the pattern in the leather) I used a “falsben” (bone…

Leather pattens

I have made my first leather project that are a pair of pattens to wear with thin leather shoes or hose. It started at Pennsic were Isabetta and William were going to buy leather and start to do pattens. They had been inspired after seeing Åsas pair that her husband Mårten made for her (blogg in…

So much to write about…

I have been thinking for a long time that I´m going to write about old projects that I´ve done but I don´t know were to start so now I have decided to do a list of what I´ve been thinking to write about and start to one of them each week: Moy bog dress Herjolfsnes…