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Somehow I wonder if I don’t have an Anti-House-Elf in my workspace. Or is it really only myself who drops the letters, papers and books on my desk to “file them later”? The start of the season is coming nearer … Continue reading

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Before this gets buried too deep in the stack of posts that have yet to be finished, here is part IV of the Kruseler and Hairdo series. My original plan was to illustrate the description with photos, but I’m not … Continue reading

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Now as promised, the problems I have with this version. First of all, the kruseler. It consists of multiple layers (I think eight layers) of fine silk fabric, woven in tabby. It’s the thin quality you can buy for painting … Continue reading

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Finally, I have those photos I promised to you, wearing the kruseler. Here it is: And another one, with the demure looking-down-look: There are a few problems left to tackle in one of the next tries – business as usual, … Continue reading

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My new shoes arrived yesterday. Medieval shoes, of course – hand-stitched beauties made to measure on a replica of historical lasts. (Photos may follow once I find the time to make proper ones.) Now I’m almost through with my wardrobe … Continue reading

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This is the sewing project I finished Friday, a sideless surcot. It had been on my list for ages.I finally started sewing it this winter, with high hopes of keeping warmer next year during the colder parts of the season. … Continue reading

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The end of last week was very successful sewing-wise for me, since I managed to get a lot of work done on two projects. Number one was the pair of mittens, lined with rabbit fur, to keep my fingers from … Continue reading

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