Category Archives: embroidery

Here’s some textile-related stuff (finally, as promised) that has popped up during the last few days. Enjoy! Tracy Hudson has an article up in the EXARC digital journal, looking at spinning experiments and how much they can tell us. Another … Continue reading

Posted in embroidery, exhibitions, goldwork embroidery, togs from bogs | Leave a comment

One of the topics in the Forum this year was embroidery – a lovely topic. It was also a wonderful and really fascinating piece in the focus of the paper. The only unfortunate bit? The piece (an embroidered late antique … Continue reading

Posted in archaeology, embroidery, textile techniques and tools, writing and publishing | 2 Comments

If you read French and are looking for medieval embroidery examples, this forthcoming book might be of interest to you: Sur, Francois. La chape de Saint-Louis-d’Anjou : Trésor textile du XIIIe siècle de l’opus anglicanum. Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine, Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume. Paris: Horizon, … Continue reading

Posted in books (work), embroidery | Leave a comment

It’s monday again. I got up way too early (well, in comparison to my usual time). I have a crazy-long list of things to do (yes, still). The cat is sleeping on a chair across the room, and I am … Continue reading

Posted in and now for something completely different, embroidery, Internet resources | Leave a comment

Usually, for someone working with demonstrations and in connection with living history events, the late autumn and winter months are the slow season – the time to kick back and think about stuff for the next season to come. The … Continue reading

Posted in embroidery, togs from bogs, work-related | Leave a comment

I’m at the Textile Forum this week, and thus there will be no blogging. Since I will be away from home for a few more days after that, blog as normal will resume on September 25. Meanwhile: The Textile Forum … Continue reading

Posted in conferences, embroidery, markets and fairs, Textilforum | Leave a comment

We’re back from the weekend, and we now know that our cat is of the “happy you are back” sort, not of the “you left me so I will ignore you for at least a week as retaliation” sort. For … Continue reading

Posted in embroidery, work-related | Leave a comment