Lord Frostulfr the Swordsman of the East kindly gave me permission to share his Facebook status in my blog. He is the “cool uncle,” and as far as I am concerned a very cool person. Lord Frostulfr wrote: “The idea of “dealing with minors” has come up a few times this week, for a few different… Continue Reading Minor Magic
This is a new linen filet, the first time I’ve made a curved shape. I have a band underneath it and a colored hairnet. BTW, the t-shirt is not exactly 13th century. Nor is the shower curtain.
Sat., 7/1/17 I’ve planned a from-the-skin-out (mostly) outfit for Caid’s 12th Night. For my SCA readers, which are probably most of you: I’m a Laurel but not THAT kind of Laurel — I’m not a sewing Laurel. Shoot, I’m lucky if I get my hem straight. So here is my message: if I can do… Continue Reading Dress Diary 13th Century Outfit
Apparently no one did until the recent discovery of certain burials underneath the former Leper Hospital of St. Mary Magdalen in Winchester, Hampshire. The site is no stranger to burials — excavation crews and archeologists have unearthed a motley collection of corpses since the 1960’s. The difference this time is that the corpses ap between… Continue Reading Anglo-Saxon Hospitals? Who Knew?
This is a picture of me wearing full Normans at a recent event in Caid, the Black Rose Ball. I was sad that I forgot my wimple but I LOVE the mantle. Ermine! (OK, faux ermine, but ermine nevertheless!)