Sunday, December 25, 2011


DONE.. my final outer layer not too exciting... i cut down a white woolen blanket to the dimension discussed in my viking book and did decorative blanket stitching on the outer edge

LAYER 1 braies and tunic... hand sewn linen with cotton thread
finger loop braiding for the drawstring (flax thread)
LAYER 2 trousers and kyrtle... hand sewn linen with cotton thread
belt - tablet woven w purchased wool
decorative blanket stitching on neckline (flax thread)
LAYER 3 cloak (feldr) white wool decorative blanket stitching on edges (wool on wool)
cloak clasp - hammered copper
ACCESSORY LAYER 1 - boots (based on boots found at hedeby... "viking" town)
leather with artificial sinew... hand stitched
accessory - nailbinded pouch - wool made with handmade ivory needle
accessory - tablet woven garters w/ pewter cast buckle

this is the outfit...but different undershirt/cloak and belt
even though i did make them all... it was just previously

that is what i can think of off my head while down in slc... enjoying the christmas weekend w/ family and friends

all is from my stash.. except threads .. all thread purchased during the challenge... wool and cotton

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

damn it teresa!!!

so... lady engeline von foxridge  is finished w/ her acc project... all layers and a ton of accessories... way to go!!

guess i need to stop being distracted and get finished