Mending clothing

If there is one thing I absolutely love doing it is mending my medieval clothing. Wearing my kit means it will wear. Medieval clothing was way more expensive than clothing nowadays. Taking care of your clothing and mending it when needed was…

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Weaving a seam.

While reading woven into the earth some years ago, I was really intrigued by the section on techniques used while sewing clothing. One of the techniques for finishing garments is the woven edge. By weaving a band on the edge of the fabric you…

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Yellow dresses.

There is one subject that keeps on getting my attention in medieval history. The colour yellow. The current view on the colour yellow in medieval times is that it is a colour used for heathens and many other negative subjects as can…

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