• 15th c clothing for men

    By Linda at Handcrafted History
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    • Feb 15, 2019

    Love got some new garments for his 15th c outfit this autumn. Do you remember the wedding outfit he had, with the silk doublet? It is a bit fancy for the everyday outdoor event, so now I made him a …

  • Getting dressed in the morning

    By Linda at Handcrafted History
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    • Jan 14, 2019

    Follow me on one of my historical adventures and take a look inside our medieval pavilion, to find out what I do in the morning to get ready- medieval style! (Yeah, just like a regular blog person I post getting-ready …

  • Memories from Visby

    By Linda at Handcrafted History
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    • Jan 04, 2019

    Greetings from Visby Medieval Week! Me and love traveled here with our friend Lali, shared an apartment and had a wonderful week with friends, ice-cream, new experiences, shows and music! I spent most of my time at Kaptielhusgården, holding workshops …

  • Cudgel wars 2018

    By Linda at Handcrafted History
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    • Dec 28, 2018

    This came to be a more personal blog post, so if you want to join one of my adventures from the summer, here we go! Cudgel Wars is a SCA event in Finland, situated at a lovely site with saunas, …

  • 15th century headwear

    By Linda at Handcrafted History
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    • Dec 04, 2018

    There are many looks on headwear during the late 15th century. Everything from maiden hair hanging loose with soft waves, to several layers of linen veils wrapped around the head, with wimples or jewelry worn. There is both visible and …

  • The 15th century coat

    By Linda at Handcrafted History
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    • Nov 29, 2018

    For the Golden Egg challenge, I made a warm, woolen coat. The purpose with the coat was to make an over garment from sources that would be warm, practical and fitting for the period. After using it for half a …

  • Making a 15th c dress with a waist seam

    By Linda at Handcrafted History
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    • Nov 21, 2018

    This is my walk-through on how I made my green 15th c kirtle/dress in wool. It is not a complete tutorial with all details, so if you have never sewn before I recommend starting with a shift or other straight …

  • Kirtles and dresses during the 15th century

    By Linda at Handcrafted History
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    • Nov 18, 2018

    This post is about my work with 15th c dresses for the Golden Egg challenge I do in the SCA, and it will be something like an overview on dresses. If you want pattern outlays and sewing tutorials, check out …

  • How I make my 15th century braids

    By Linda at Handcrafted History
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    • Nov 13, 2018

    I took some quick pictures to show you how I make my braids for the 15th century outfit. I do not make them to all events, and they end up looking a bit different each time, but this is the …

  • 15th century Headwear as a beginner

    By Linda at Handcrafted History
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    • Nov 10, 2018

    I actually started to write this in spring 2017, and now more 1,5 year later I finally feel that I can post it. Why did it take such a long time? Because it was a new subject I approached, and …