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Here’s the second half of the deck making process!  For the first half, go back to Part 1.

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It all started about nine months ago.  I was playing card games with friends at an SCA event and turned to my friend Jenny to ask her “Hey, wouldn’t it be fun if we made our own card deck?” We …

Fromage and Friends, a Handmade Card Deck (Part 1) Read More »

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A friend of mine requested a copy of a coat he already owns.  His coat is similar to the late 14th century Herjolfsnes 63 garment, although with far fewer seams, and simpler sleeve shaping (which is why I am calling it the …

Lazy Herjolfsnes 63 Read More »

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Last September at Emprise of the Black Lion (that’s the event I made the cute horse and lion buckles for!) I was asked by the crown prince of An Tir to consider making his and his princess’s coronation gowns.  I have …

12th Century: Fit for a King and Queen Read More »

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A couple of months ago, I wondered if there were any extant 15th or 16th century artifacts on Ebay.  I know that lots of little metal bits are found in Europe and sold online to collectors: many pewter reproduction makers …

Pewter Garter Buckle Read More »

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I saw this spoon while randomly browsing the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s website and decided that clearly I must have a lady-topped spoon.  Except instead of a little slash n’ puff German lady, I wanted a little Italian lady on …

Pewter Figure-Top Spoon Read More »

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Originally I started this Ascension Day project just for the apron. But once I got the apron done, I figured I might as well have the rest of the outfit that goes with it!

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I have made a few pairs of simple turn shoes before, simple and clumsy things that were not very pretty, but worked well for medieval fashions.  When I started wear 16th century styles more, the turn shoes I had made …

My First Lasted Shoe Read More »

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Whenever I am thinking of making a new dress, my first step is always to search out as many similar dresses as I can and study them. I look for things that are universal or common to most of the …

Antwerpen Dress Read More »

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So continuing off of the Ascension Day Apron post, I figured I might as well make the rest of the outfit to go with the nifty new apron.

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