Odd Torfhímir – Bone Nålbinding Needle

Item: Bone nålbinding needle with hand warmers done in Mammen stitch Instagram: @mylkwyrm Since I was a teenager I've been collecting and cleaning bones when I can, though I couldn't tell you why besides that it feels right to take them in. I was mulling this over on the way home from a Great North-Eastern War when a... Continue Reading →

Nika of Carillion – Bobbin Lace Trim

Item: Bobbin lace trim using a 16th century pattern (in progress) East Kingdom Wiki Link: https://wiki.eastkingdom.org/wiki/Nika_of_Carillion I’ve been making bobbin lace for a long time, but I only found the SCA this year, and immediately jumped into researching period bobbin lace and trying to make period patterns. They use a very different style than most modern... Continue Reading →

Shawnessy of Malagentia – Viking Coat

I loved my long cloak, but sometimes it was hard to stay warm in it. (Such as when carrying baskets or shooting a bow.) That's why I made this coat! Since textiles didn't survive I chose a simple construction that seemed consistent with perceived Viking asthetics.  COAT Materials- I used heavy weight wool coating and... Continue Reading →

Juliote de Castlenau d’Arri – Alms Purse Turned Needlebook Belt Bag

Item: Alms purse turned needlebook belt bag   East Kingdom Wiki Link:https://wiki.eastkingdom.org/wiki/Juliote_de_Castlenau_D%27Arry  More Pictures: https://lilouanni.blogspot.com/2023/11/my-alms-purse-needlebook.html There are many things I have made in the last decade or so that compliment my persona in the SCA or I have given as gifts, be it scrolls, belt favours, or embroidery projects for the East Kingdom. This particular... Continue Reading →

Sugawara no Naeme – Kokinshu Challenge

Item: Kokinshu Challenge East Kingdom Wiki Link: https://wiki.eastkingdom.org/wiki/Sugawara_no_Naeme The Kokinshu Challenge is a project rooted in the advancement of my persona. Each day I choose a poem from the Kokinshu A Collection of Poems Ancient and Modern Translated and annotated by Laurel Rasplica Rodd with Mary Catherine Henkenius (Kokinshu) and use that poem as an... Continue Reading →

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