Early Medieval (mostly) Textiles #22

This month I am really pleased to introduce you to Ulla Moilanen, who is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Helsinki. She has a wide expertise of Viking Age artefacts from inhumation burials dating from Late Iron Age to Post-Medieval period and she has undertaken fieldwork. Ulla is also interested in interdisciplinary research. In... Continue Reading →

Early Medieval (mostly) Textiles #21

Welcome to this edition of Early Medieval (mostly) Textiles. This time I am really pleased to introduce Abigail Youngman, who is a radio dramatist and script editor. She writes radio plays based on historical fact, mainly from a female point of view with an element the absurd, because truth is stranger, and sometimes funnier, than... Continue Reading →

Kit Update

Hi everyone, I just wanted to let you know that I am in the process of putting together my first batch of kits. The Bayeux Tapestry Peacock is based on the green peacock in the upper border of the Bayeux Tapestry. The materials in this kit are all authentic. The linen is handwoven to the... Continue Reading →

Early Medieval (mostly) Textiles #18

Hello everyone and welcome to the December post of Early medieval (mostly) Textiles. This month we travel slightly forward in time to the period often called the High and Late Middle Ages (1000-1250 and 1250-1500 CE respectively). I am delighted to introduce (Dr) Jessica Grimm who is talking about gold-work embroidery. She is passionate about... Continue Reading →

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