Early Medieval (mostly) Textiles

Welcome to the first Early Medieval (mostly) Textiles Blog post. This is an exciting time! I’ve been thinking about an early medieval textiles blog that welcomed everyone for a while. It’s important that the blog is accessible; I want everyone to know how great early medieval textiles (and early medieval embroidery, of course) are and... Continue Reading →

The Story of how my book, ‘The Lost Art of the Anglo-Saxon World: the sacred and secular power of embroidery’, came into being

A blog piece I’ve written about the story behind my book, The Lost Art of the Anglo-Saxon World: the sacred and secular power of embroidery, has just been published on the Oxbow Books blogspot. Check it out via the link below. https://www.oxbowbooks.com/oxbow/blog/2020/05/11/lost-art-anglo-saxon-world/

Cuthbert Recreation Project

This project aims to explore the actual making process involved in creating something as small, intricate and beautiful as the maniple that was re-discovered along with a matching stole and a pair of ribbons, in the tomb of St Cuthbert in Durham Cathedral in the 19th century. Although the stole, maniple and ribbons were technically,... Continue Reading →

Out Now

My book, The Lost Art of the Anglo-Saxon World: the sacred and secular power of embroidery, is out now. It can be bought from Oxbow Books. It is the culmination of a PhD completed over 6 years part time and another year and a half of work. A huge thank you goes to the amazing... Continue Reading →

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