Questions from Ursula

Kareina's observations on 2020-3-29
ursula  asked me some questions:1. What's your favorite kind of snow?The soft, light fluffy snow which drifts down in huge snowflakes (or clusters thereof) piles up deeply, but weighs nothing at all and is easily swept off the porch with a broom and read more

Going fantasy

Eva's historical costuming blog on 2020-3-29
Still exhausted, and the stress about the COVID-19 virus of course isn't helping. Though my self isolation because of my compromised immune system is also helping me to get better. I walk in nature and I don't feel any pressure to meet people read more


A year of embroidery

Marlein - a 16th century wardrobe on 2020-3-27
A part of my golden egg challenge was to feel comfortable with embroidery. So besides the specific golden egg embroidery I have done a lot of other pieces. Some of them are already presented here and some are not. So I thought I should show you, my read more

Training Solo, Part 1: The Thinking

Close Fighting on 2020-3-27
We are all suddenly living in some sort of a SF story. All the mundane concerns and inconveniences aside, all our events and practices are cancelled. Most of us are experiencing gathering and movement restrictions, which leaves us to our own read more

Antiker römischer Schmuck: Geschichte und Fakten

Anna Syveken on 2020-3-26
Übersicht eines Artikels von Juan Gamero, via theancienthome.com ÜBERSICHT Römer hatten: Know-how verschiedener Kulturen eine Vielfalt natürlichen Ressourcen aus allen kontrollierten Mittelmeergebieten ein ausgedehntes Handelsnetz und dadurch durch read more

Golden egg project - Haube mit seidenstickerei

Marlein - a 16th century wardrobe on 2020-3-24
The making of a 16th century german hood with silk embroideryHaube mit seidenstickerei.The society of the golden egg is a challenge household for the arts and sciences in the Kingdom of Drachenwald, within the Society for Creative Anachronism. The read more

Mystery Monday: Donalen

Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources on 2020-3-23
Every Monday we will post an entry that hasn’t yet been published with a view towards harnessing the collective onomastic power of the internet. If you have any thoughts about the name’s origin, other variants it might be related to, other examples read more

Leben in Bildern

Anna Syveken on 2020-3-23
#mySCA #lebendigegeschichte #drachenwald #embroidery #bestiary #medieval via Instagram https://ift.tt/3adwCzp read more

In Zeiten des Händewaschens: Seifenrezepte

Anna Syveken on 2020-3-20
Unter https://www.academia.edu/27795669/A_most_Copious_and_Exact_Compendium_of_Sope_-_Medieval_Soap_Recipes findet sich eine Abhandlung über mittelalterliche Seife vom 10. bis 17. Jh. von Susan Verberg (Elska á Fjárfelli). Mit vielen Rezepten! read more

Things you can do at home

Handcrafted History on 2020-3-19
With the world as it is today with covid outbreaks everywhere, a lot of us finds ourself at home, more or less bored and without our usual friends and pastimes. I know it may feel uncertain and depressing to not … Continue reading → read more

Leben in Bildern

Anna Syveken on 2020-3-18
While waiting for the home office network to reboot… #drachenwaldtry1 #twistedcord #tryathlon #mySCA #lebendigegeschichte made from sewing yarn in yellow and red. via Instagram https://ift.tt/2x8nopu read more

In the meantime..

Marlein - a 16th century wardrobe on 2020-3-14
Im working on a garment that is taking a lot of time and therefore it has been silent here for a while now. But in the meantime I thought that I could show you some pictures Branna at Handcrafted History took of me at Doublewars in 2018 and 2019. read more

How to make medieval hose

Handcrafted History on 2020-3-12
This blog post was made possible by my Patreon supporters, thanks for helping me bring more free tutorials into the world! Woolen hose was worn by both men and women during the medieval period, with the difference that the men’s … Continue reading → read more

Re-visting the 12th century

Eva's historical costuming blog on 2020-3-12
At least I was, but it was in no way mandatory, as you will se on the photos.Last weekend was St.Egon's Feast, one of the SCA barony Gotvik's annual events. Every other year it is also the event where the new baron and baroness are invested, and read more

Lindquistringes for Benjamin van Papenburg

Scriptura et Pictura on 2020-3-10
Gouache and gold leaf on vellum. The exemplar for this scroll is one I've had on my "todo" list for a long time -- BL MS Lansdowne 851 f. 66.The text reads:Omnibus has literas visuris vel audituris Ericus et Jaquelyna regnantes Drachenwaldenses read more

Post event accounting

Magdalena's kitchen on 2020-3-9
     3 crates of 'shire stuff' went home with someone else to be sorted and accounted for. I can't say i feel bad about it. I have been tracking this stuff for about 10 years or so. I still maintain the towels and spices but they are small and I read more

Mystery Monday: Three Cuen- Names

Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources on 2020-3-9
Every Monday we will post an entry that hasn’t yet been published with a view towards harnessing the collective onomastic power of the internet. If you have any thoughts about the name’s origin, other variants it might be related to, other examples read more

Extracts from somewhere else

Orlaith Chaomhanach on 2020-3-4
I feel like I’m been busy forever. It is difficult to get time to assign to the things I really love. I did manage to get some thoughts on paper on another subject recently and it occurred to me some of the findings could reasonably be housed read more

On Abigail Austen, wife of William Huckvale, 1609-1667

Gesta Nicholai on 2020-3-3
There is an oft cited 'fact' that Abigail Austen, wife of William Huckvale, is the daughter of William Austen and Anne Taylor, resident in Southwark, London. Trees and descents which claim this either don't cite a source at all, or cite the read more

 

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