Suming up the SCA year so far

In January I started the year with attending twelfte night in Attemark were Atli was taken to vigil for becoming a knight. Then in february I went with Baron Engli and Baroness Astridh to Nordmarks University in Aros where I helped Renika with holding the A&S competition because she could not attend. In March it…

Wax on, wax off…

Today I´ve bought some bee wax tiles and decided to melt them down. Guess I can sell some because it turned out to be more then I thought! I used my forms that are made for making “mandelmusslor” (almond mussels badly translated) and some ice chocolate form. I love the wax “flowers”!

Herjolfsnes/cotehardie work has started…

And I´ve come quite far on the first dress. The bodyparts are all stitched together and almost all the seems are folded and stitched down. On side of the front opening have gotten a tablet woven edge. The first one I´ve ever made besides two small test pieces. This was also the first time I…

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…

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…

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…