Monthly Archives: August 2013

Viking Progress

Saturday I went to the Library of Congress, which seems to be the only place in the United States that has a copy of “Die Textilfund aus dem Hafen von Haithabu.” I now have a lot of German to throw … Continue reading

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Cloak linings and arm slits

There are three things I’ve heard about cloaks in period, that my cloak plans had the possibility of violating: They didn’t wear full circle cloaks in period. They didn’t line cloaks in period. Arm slits are 19th century. Well, yesterday … Continue reading

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Persona Pentathlon planning

Last winter I decided I was going to enter the Persona Pentathlon at KASF this winter. A few months ago, I decided the Eleonora dress would set the theme. I’ve also recently been seeing a lot of really good-looking Norse … Continue reading

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