Category Archives: Textile Crafts

Little red riding hood

Today I proudly present a new quest writer, another hard working member from the team behind Battle of Wisby – Anna. I’m Anna. When I’m not busy with the Battle of Wisby email, trying as best as I can to … Continue reading

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More banners

We are still working on the banners, Johan painting and me stitching. I think they are coming out nicely, now in colour.

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Banners

I haven’t written anything in a good while now, but there have been no rest in the preparations for the event – it is now less than a month to go and there is so much to do! One important … Continue reading

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Preparing to go hunting

I’m planning to go out “hunting” again this weekend, trying to reenact the medieval hunt together with some friends from the Battle of Wisby project. (More about our earlier attempts and the idea behind reenacting medieval hunting here.) I’ve ordered … Continue reading

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Buttonholes

It is easy to make 14th century buttonholes. The hard thing is to make them look neat and pretty. The first five hundred is a bitch. 😉 No, not really. But it takes a little practise and patiance to get … Continue reading

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Buttons

Tight and tidy rows of buttons seems to have been at the hight of fashion during the later part of the 14th century. Sometimes the buttons were so tightly placed that each button touched the next one. (Read more about … Continue reading

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My week in pictures

This week I’ve been quite busy as you can see, and I haven’t even documented everything properly yet. Among many other things I’m proud to have reached above 2600 readers from all over the world on this blog! I have … Continue reading

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