A day after I wrote my last post, someone very justly pointed out to me that we have quite an excellent 2nd hand shop ONLINE, very similar to Craigslist. It is called Marktplaats and I had completely forgotten about it! Silly me…. It meant I was able to shop for 2nd hand fabric anyway toContinue reading “Decor for the pants from Skjoldehamn”
Just a quick post to show you the finished socks with a little stitch as embellishment and braided straps. The original straps were woven, but braided is a bit quicker. These socks are super comfy! The fabric was old and cost me nothing, so I still have €36,50 left for the rest of the clothes!
What’s a person to do on a boring Sunday afternoon? Well… make socks! I really wanted to make some progress on my Skjoldehamn garb project but on a Sunday all thrift shops are closed where I live. So, I rummaged through my fabric stash and found a lovely wool. Dan Lovlid’s thesis has quite anContinue reading “Socks!”
Right, so there I was, off to the thrift shop; because that was what I had promised myself and you! Yay! To the Batpoles!! But, soon my heart sank in the first 2nd hand shop … I mean, look at this … nothing but jeans…. What was I getting myself into? Mission Impossible? The ideaContinue reading “Skjoldehamn hood”
I am forever curious about excavated textiles. The first thing I look for in a museum, any museum, is excavated garments and shoes. It fascinates me to no end. In 2019, I finished my Golden Egg project in Drachenwald and it was so inspiring. For this reason, I have decided to embark on a newContinue reading “Recreating the Skjoldehamn textile finds”