Finally a jacket

In 2010 I dyed some yarn for Thomas, It was suppose to become a jacket. I warped it in 2012 and did actually weave it the same year. The plan was always to make a mi parti jacket, as you can read here. After that the fabric have been lying in a box waiting for Thomas…

Textilteknisk terminologi/ Textile technical terminology

Originally posted on historical textiles:
English within the text- Translated by Anna Lindemark, Lindemark Text Nordisk textilteknisk terminologi – Förindustriell vävnadsproduktion 1967 gav Elisabeth Strömberg, Agnes Geijer, Margrethe Hald och Marta Hoffman ut boken ”Nordisk textilteknisk terminologi- Förindustriell vävnadsproduktion”.  Boken utgörs av en samling definitioner på svenska och synonymer på danska, isländska, norska och finska…

A sideless surcote

I sometimes portrait the wife of a high ranking nobleman in Sweden. In the late 14th century the movers and shakers of their time did have access to fancy fabrics of high quality, even silks, so I thought it would have been accessible for a noblewoman, even in an outpost of Sweden. I bought a silk…

Do you wash your helmet? 

Fighters tend to sew their padding to the helmet. So does the one I’m living with. This is him in his helmet.  5th from the right. Picture from Azincourt 2015 at the 600years anniversary. The padding tend to get kind of sweaty when being worn. I  strongly recommend to take it out and wash it every…