What Did the King’s Musketeers’ Uniforms Look Like? (paper)

Master Remy Delamontagne de Gascogne, Barony of Carolingia EK Wiki: https://wiki.eastkingdom.org/index.php?title=Remy_Delamontagne_de_Gascogne There are few uniforms more iconic than the Musketeers tunic. Thanks to Alexandre Dumas and Hollywood, it is celebrated as a symbol of brotherhood, friendship, and justice. And Hollywood has created a whole slew of different looks and designs for the Musketeers uniforms —... Continue Reading →

14th/15th Century Poulaines

Sir William (aka Galvyn) Lockhart, Barony of Settmour Swamp EK Wiki: https://wiki.eastkingdom.org/index.php?title=William_Lockhart My project is based on late 14th century / 15th century footwear called poulaines. Poulaines are turnshoes with exaggeratedly long toes, which just seems fun. Nothing says I’m young & fashionable, by having your shoes show up a few minutes before you do!... Continue Reading →

Stoneware Pottery

Lady Signy Otr, Barony of Carolingia This is stoneware pottery, which basically means that it's been fired at a very high temp, which in turn makes it very durable.

Twist-patterned Tablet Woven Belt

Lady Arabella De Mere, Incipient Shire of Old Stonebridges EK Wiki: https://wiki.eastkingdom.org/index.php?title=Arabella_De_Mere This past Pennsic I had a discussion with my Laurel about our student-Laurel relationship.  She asked if I would like to change from being her student to her apprentice, and I was overjoyed and said YES!   Being a tablet weaver, was tasked to... Continue Reading →

Pattern Darned Drawstring Bag

Richard Heyworth, Barony of Carolingia This bag is a small drawstring bag embroidered with pattern darning. The two patterns on this piece are taken from extant Mamluk Egyptian works at the Asmolean Museum in Oxford, England (https://awalimofstormhold.files.wordpress.com/2015/01/ashmoleanpatterndarningsampler.jpg) and (https://awalimofstormhold.files.wordpress.com/2011/12/mamluksampler13th16thcent.jpg), both from between the 13th and 16th century CE. I've used black on white evenweave linen... Continue Reading →

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