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…

A striped hunting hood

I sometimes gets a bit warp over when weaving. I wove this white tabby weave last year as a gift for my husband.  It’s the lining in his uniform jacket. Husband in the middle.   The fabric looked like this before it was dyed yellow.    I wove it with handspun and machine spun yarn, mixed to…

The dyed feathers? 

Is it possible to dye feathers? Technically yes. It’s a protein fiber, but does it work? My friend Andrea asked me if it was possible so I had to try. Why? In reenactment society you often come across people wearing dyed ostrich feathers. Often dyed as the ones we put in our Easter decorations. Like…

A pink hood 

Remember this one? The little left over piece of pink and white was only 45-50 cm and I promised to make a small hood for my daughter. She keeps on steeling my black favorite one so I wanted to make her one for herself to be able to have my hood for myself. The fabric was…