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Slashing and puffing

Slashing and puffing

There is a number of different ways to slash your landsknecht/trossfrau decorations, the fastest is to simply cut out the pattern in the fabric. Cut out slashes require a fabric that doesn't fray t.

"The embroidery is done in split stitch with two strands of white silk embroidery floss on dark blue linen and ~4mm button pearls sewn with silk thread. The pattern is from a 12th century German altar frontal--the cuffs have it as-is, the collar is adapted for the shape."

From Margaret FitzWilliam: (Cuffs collar) The embroidery is done in split stitch with two strands of white silk embroidery floss on dark blue linen and button pearls sewn with s.

Wallet made in red leather with oak leaf dags. I just like it. may not be period, must look into

Bæltepung med tunger - Wallet made in red leather with oak leaf dags

West Kingdom Needleworkers Guild: Projects

West Kingdom Needleworkers Guild: Projects (felt applique, back stitch on centre of leaves, chain stitch stem, fill stitch on acorns

Details:    For more information please follow this link: blue Bayeux-Dress  Embroidery: Refilsaum ("Bayeux-Stitch"), Stem Stitch, Klosterstich and a special laid & couched stitch - all of this techniques can be also found at the Bayeux tapestry  Inspiration: Bayeux tapestry

Tons of historical needlework links and resources at Racaire's amazing embroidery site.

Superb description of the stitches on the Skjoldehamn hood by Raaness.  (I translated the original from Norwegian  to English.)

A superb description (in english) of how the hood/kaprun from the Skjoldehamn findings are made. A perfect hood for wind, snow and rain.

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