• 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 …

  • From a winter event + dress warm

    By Linda at Handcrafted History
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    • Nov 02, 2018

    This weekend we traveled north to visit friends at our old hometown Umeå. The local SCA group had an event, se we had a great weekend with a mix of old and new friends, medieval archery, feasts and a bit …

  • Tutorial; the simple medieval & viking dress

    By Linda at Handcrafted History
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    • Oct 24, 2018

    This is my tutorial with a very detailed step-to-step instruction, and I will base other tutorials on this one and simply state “do as in the simple dress tutorial but…” so this is a go-to for many different garments. I …

  • How I attach buttons on a sleeve

    By Linda at Handcrafted History
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    • 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
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    • 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
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    • 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
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    • 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
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    • 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
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    • 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 …