Category Archives: togs from bogs

The online EXARC journal has a short article about bronze spiral decoration in textiles. Kitty Lux of the Ukulele Orchestra died about two weeks ago, here’s her obituary. I’m really sad – and feel very privileged to have seen and … Continue reading

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The Bernuthsfeld Man’s tunic is really a rather special affair – a very, very simple cut, but it is put together from only patches. It’s not a heavily worn tunic that was patched up. Most publications about the tunic are … Continue reading

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There was some spinning today… in both black, and white. The reason for this is the exciting new and large project – recreating the finds (including the garments) that were found with the bog body of the Man from Bernuthsfeld … Continue reading

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Here I am, slowly unpacking all the lovely stuff brought home from NESAT. Extra slowly, as most of my worktime yesterday and today is eaten up by doing the tax paperwork. Which is due at the end of this month … Continue reading

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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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