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Not only is the sweater coming along and almost finished, the Bernuthsfeld tunic is, too! The last reconstructed patches have gone in (or on, depending), and the only things left to take care of are the still not completely clear … Continue reading

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Work on the shirt is progressing – it’s a rather simple one, oriented in measurements on the tunic reconstruction, and sewn from hand-woven linen. The cloth has a charmingly large number of weaving faults, which is rather nice for a … Continue reading

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At least re-use – that is, after all, what was done with the Bernuthsfeld tunic. Case in point? Patches 35-38, our numbering. (Did I mention we gave out new numbers for the patches, as not all of them are covered … Continue reading

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So let’s say you need to have a starting border on a fabric that doesn’t have one. Traditionally, you have the two obvious usual suspects for doing this: rigid heddle weaving or tablet weaving. In both cases for the Bernuthsfeld … Continue reading

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As I’ve mentioned a while before, there’s no such thing as the perfect textile replica. Well, theoretically, there might be – but really getting it all perfect, down to the fibre and thread and exact measurements? That would mean a … Continue reading

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Some days, I love my work so much that it borders on the ridiculous… and today (well, yesterday, when you are reading this) is one of them. Definitely. I’m still working on the Bernuthsfeld tunic reconstruction, and let me tell … Continue reading

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There’s a stack of stuff going on here – first of all, there is (of course) more work on the tunic made out of bits and pieces: There is also Forum-related stuff going on – the website is in need … Continue reading

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