• How I attach buttons on a sleeve

    By Linda at Handcrafted History
    • 1
    • Oct 19, 2018

    This is my method for attaching pewter buttons to a garment. It is easy, simple and makes it doable to remove the pewter buttons before washing or to use on another garment, and then re-attaching them quick afterwards. Another great …

  • Viking glass beads

    By Linda at Handcrafted History
    • 1
    • Oct 07, 2018

    Today I just wanted to show you some of my new viking age glass beads that I bought this summer, and tell you a little about viking age beads! There is plenty of finds from the viking age of glass …

  • Tutorial; the bathing dress

    By Linda at Handcrafted History
    • 3
    • Sep 27, 2018

    Some time ago I made a medieval bathing dress in unbleached linen, and I wanted to share it with you. It is a simple project, perfect for an evening or if you want to practice hand sewing. There are plenty …

  • Källkritik/learn more

    By Linda at Handcrafted History
    • 0
    • Sep 27, 2018

    This is an article in Swedish about using medieval art as a source for your outfit, and the knowledge (and traps) you can meet in art and paintings. For example, the most common art from the medieval era has biblical …

  • Going to Hamar in Norway

    By Linda at Handcrafted History
    • 0
    • Sep 16, 2018

    Me and my friend J traveled to Hamar in Norway this May to attend the medieval festival/market over a weekend, and here is a blog post about the event! It really was a beautiful site, with the large lake stretching …

  • From a Viking market

    By Linda at Handcrafted History
    • 2
    • Sep 09, 2018

    Gunnes gårds yearly autumn market is a really cozy place to be, and me and love traveled there to have a viking weekend together. There was a downpour when we arrived on Friday afternoon, but the rest of the weekend …

  • 14th century cotehardie

    By Linda at Handcrafted History
    • 0
    • Aug 17, 2018

    I have been reading up on 15-16th century medieval Europe, including art and clothing, for some years now and haven’t really been into 14th century for a while; I even sold of my Moy Bog gown and some other dresses. …

  • Going to Visby

    By Linda at Handcrafted History
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    • Aug 03, 2018

    Om ett par dagar bär det av till Visby, och jag kommer som vanligt hålla kurser på Kapitelhusgården! Kom gärna förbi och kursa med mig, eller säg hej om du ser mig på stan- jag tycker att det är så …

  • From the SCA event Majgreve

    By Linda at Handcrafted History
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    • Jul 27, 2018

    This May I went to a small and cozy weekend event outside Stockholm, to watch the Majgreve tournament and meet with new and old friends. It was such a nice event, the weather was perfect and the site beautiful. Wow, …

  • Medeltidsveckan på Gotland!

    By Linda at Handcrafted History
    • 4
    • Jul 18, 2018

    Wow, time sure runs fast during summer. Now it is only 2,5 weeks before the medieval week in Visby, on the island Gotland here in Sweden and I have lots of work to do before we travel there. Me and …