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…