Category Archives: togs from bogs

Time for a post about interesting things, some of which you can participate in! If you are in the Southampton area, there’s a project about dexterity in flintknapping:With motion capture. How cool is that! If you’re more on the other … Continue reading

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I’m into preparations for the Textile Forum up to my ears and beyond – there’s spinning to be done, and planning for experiments, and things to be organised. So while I am squinting at my hand-spun yarns, making sure it … Continue reading

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In Peru, cotton textiles have been found that are the earliest evidence for indigo dyeing to date – about six thousand years old. Both the LA Times and the Smithsonian Magazine have an article about these finds. It really is … Continue reading

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I blame the weather for still feeling tired – it’s mostly grey outside, and rather cold, though today there is a little more sunshine (which is nice). There’s better news than bad weather, though! A good while ago, I had … Continue reading

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It’s Pi Day! Hooray! And now you are getting a really crude transition in addition to a late and short blog post – I had a meeting today that ran a huge lot longer than anticipated, and it shot my … Continue reading

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This time, though, it’s a German book – but if you can read a little German, or if you are interested in early Byzantine fabrics and textiles, it is definitely worth a look: Petra Linscheid has analysed and catalogued all … Continue reading

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My dear friend and colleague Karina Grömer has done it again – she has a new book out: K. Grömer (with contributions by Regina Hofmann-de Keijzer and Helga Rösel-Mautendorfer) 2016: The Art of Prehistoric Textile Making – The development of … Continue reading

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