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Midsummer Crown/Coronation Canceled

Summer Coronation 2021 News on 2021-4-16
It was with a heavy heart that the event team met with Their Majesties recently to discuss our event plans. While we all wished it could be otherwise, we were all in consensus that the current pandemic situation does not Read more… read/watch more

Camping inspiration

Handcrafted History on 2021-4-16
This post is a collaboration with Korps and contain advertisement for fabrics from their webpage. Are you longing for some historically-inspired life and camping? Now is a great time to get inspiration and ideas for the next event and plan … read/watch more


The battle at Brunnbäcks färja

Marlein - a 16th century wardrobe on 2021-4-11
Gustav Vasa's War of Liberation, Gustav Vasa's uprising and the War of Liberation are some of the names of the war events that began in 1521 as an uprising against Christian II, King of Denmark and Norway who recently returned Sweden to the read/watch more


Ermine 4: a change in direction

Stringcrafter on 2021-4-10
Ermine spots can be depicted as either being parallel to the edges of a band, or perpendicular to it. This pattern is one of the first I devised that shows the motif perpendicular to the band. Download pattern leaflet The sample shown was made read/watch more

my dream event

Kareina's observations on 2021-4-10
I was asked today by a dear friend "Ditt drömevent, vad består det av.. om du fick ta och välja precis vad som helst, Hur ser det då ut". Having taken the time to write a reply in Swedish, I thought I would paraphrase and describe my dream SCA read/watch more

römische Körperketten

Anna Syveken on 2021-4-9
Eigentlich sollte dieser Artikel „those damn bodychains!“ oder „warum ich Körperketten nicht (mehr) trage“ heißen, aber seien wir ehrlich, die Geschichte und Archäologie entwickeln sich immer weiter. Daher wäre der korrekte Untertitel eigentlich: read/watch more

The male hairnet

Marlein - a 16th century wardrobe on 2021-4-8
Today you dont see that many male reenactors with hairnets. They are mostly used by women. But while looking at 16th century inspiration in arts its quite clear that hairnet where very common also on men. They look a bit different from womens read/watch more

Mushrooms in The Opera of Bartolomeo Scappi

Orlaith Chaomhanach on 2021-4-6
There are times when my job in IT gets …busy.. and I contemplate other things I could be doing. It has become an especially strong feature of pandemic life now that I spend so much of my time in the one place in front of the same screens I worry I read/watch more


Viking and Iron Age food: recipes

The lazy reenactor girl on 2021-4-3
To continue on my last post about Viking/Iron Age food, the cooking post, I’ll now add a short in between posts-post with a few recipes. The last post did get rather long, and I didn’t want to add more to it and decided to break it up a bit. But I read/watch more



Spring sale

Handcrafted History on 2021-3-26
It was some time ago since I posted something for sale here, nowadays I often put it up on my FBstore at once, sometimes on Etsy. But I thought it would be fun to make a Spring Sale and post … Continue reading → read/watch more


A checked muslin dress from the 1810s

Eva's historical costuming blog on 2021-3-25
The gown has been finished for a couple of weeks, and the chemisette for abotu a week, and today I had the energy to get dressed and take photos with my phone and a tripod outside a local manor house from the 1840s.It was cold and overcast, with read/watch more

A one year anniversary

Marlein - a 16th century wardrobe on 2021-3-24
Today was the day, but one year ago. The day when I publiched the article on my embroidered haube. A year has past, and almost no one have seen it. To me it does not feel new anymore. But that might change when I have a chance to wear it in public read/watch more

 

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