• 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 …

  • 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 …