- I finished a project on the rigid heddle loom this weekend. It has been wet finished and ready to be wrapped.
- The apron rod on Lilly is about to come over the back beam, which means the end is in site. My plan is to finish that Friday and MAYBE get the next warp on her before the holidays. Project #2 is a Shetland wool warp with my hand spun (entirely on the drop spindle) Icelandic. I only have about 300 yards for the weft, so we will see how much fabric I get out of it. I already pulled a Birka diamond twill draft from Medieval Textiles for this.
- 12th Night is coming along. I believe I mentioned that I had to can the idea of having my A&S entry ready, and I am thinking that the applique work will not be finished on my dress either. BUT, the decorative items I am working on for the event are looking very nice so far, so I am pleased. I am crossing my fingers that I get the tablecloth for High Table done tonight :-)
- And finally, I need to stay off the forums for awhile. I had considered making a post here about some of the things that have been thrown out on the AEthelmearc list, but I have already said them here, so (for this moment, at
So many projects, so little time!
I dance, race cars, play video games and am on a fantastic journey to recreate the past via costume, textiles, dance and food.
Blogroll of SCA & Costume Bloggers
Below is a collection of some of my favorite places online to look for SCA and historic costuming information.
More Amie Sparrow - 16th Century German Costuming
Gianetta Veronese - SCA and Costuming Blog
Grazia Morgano - 16th Century A&S
Mistress Sahra -Dress From Medieval Turku
Loose Threads: Cathy's Costume Blog
Mistress Mathilde Bourrette - By My Measure: 14th and 15th Century Costuming
More than Cod: Exploring Medieval Norway