Hi all, it has been a weird few weeks for me in which there were quite a few curveballs. But hey, that is called life, and there will always be times in my life when bronchitis is on the agenda and nothing else. I got through it! And I am back to my Skjoldehamn project.Continue reading “Skjoldehamn Undertunic 2”
I can’t remember when I last wrote about this project. It has been quite some time, I know that much. The thing with lockdowns is that shops are closed, as you know, and that the thrift stores were hit as well, as in not being able to go there to find the much needed fabricContinue reading “Skjoldehamn Undertunic”
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”