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SCAdian and artist who shows off his work and posts tutorials.

SCAdian and artist who shows off his work and posts tutorials. ( Is this to be a Wired Viking "Turtle brooch" for an Apron Dress?

Apron dress with tablet weaving accents on side seams. By Laura Offley. Saving for details on side seam

Apron dress with tablet weaving accents on side seams. To try with inkle weaving

iWax Tablets- disguise your smartphone as a medieval wax tablet for note-taking and accounts.  I MUST get one of these!!

iWax Tablets- disguise your smartphone as a medieval wax tablet for note-taking and accounts. I want one for my tablet.

900 - 1000 AD, apron dress fragment from Haithabu, Germany (back then Denmark).

Haithabu Harbor dress fragment from Wikinger Museum Haithabu, sourced from "A Medieval Wardrobe".

Reenactors at Hedeby, 2008 - short apron dress with side slits instead of gores, popular among the German reenactors (there's no existing remains of an apron dress that shows how long they were or if they had slits or gores)

Reenactors at Hedeby, 2008 - short apron dress with side slits instead of gores, popular among the German reenactors (there's no existing remains of an apron dress that shows how long they were or if they had slits or gores) I like this idea!

Putting together a period workbox for events: for your own use, a gift, an auction item

Putting together a period workbox for events--another useful and handy page for SCA stuff, as I'm getting into events more often.

Trägerrock - German for Apron Dress - amazing wire embelishment called Posament - blog is in German but you can get it translated through google

Trägerrock - German for Apron Dress - amazing wire embelishment called Posament…

Apron dress loops construction, this is the truth. (This is one way.)

The authentic way to construct viking-age apron dress straps. The straps are meant to be held together with your brooches!

Hilde Thunem's recreated apron dress or "smokkr", based upon the Hedeby find.  Note that she has deliberately made the back of the dress longer than the front, in light of the "train" effect shown in period art.

smokkr, during the Viking age, based upon the Hedeby find. Note that she has deliberately made the back of the dress longer than the front, in light of the "train" effect shown in period art.

viking embroidery stitches - Google Search

Embroidery trim on a linen Viking dress - double Herringbone, as found at the Mammen site, with some extras. per pinner)

SCA time period cosmetics.

Trade in Artists' Materials by Joanna Cannon Hardcover Book (English)

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