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by FionaDowson
Fri Dec 27, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: Weaving
Replies: 0
Views: 2663

Weaving

by FionaDowson
Fri Dec 06, 2019 10:05 am
Forum: 1810-1900
Topic: Rag rugs
Replies: 0
Views: 3106

Rag rugs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Im5lXHzc84


Excellent rag rug vid

I buy hessian sack from a coffee seller for less than the price of a coffee

I personally don't use a frame but it probably does make life easier
by FionaDowson
Mon Jun 03, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: 1485-1603
Topic: Dyeig
Replies: 0
Views: 7744

Dyeig

/books.google.co.uk/books/about/Medieval_Textile_Dyeing.html?id=kRn4AwAAQBAJ&redir_esc=y

John Edmonds experimental dyer appeared in Tony Robinson's worst jobs in history, the Royals, the very last bit (on youtube)
by FionaDowson
Wed Jan 02, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: 1485-1603
Topic: Archery
Replies: 0
Views: 5157

Archery

/www.youtube.com/watch?v=SOdC3PQ8wPA

If this doesn't work try typing in Campaign: what was life like for a medieval archer?
by FionaDowson
Wed Jan 02, 2019 3:54 pm
Forum: 1603-1715
Topic: Highlander
Replies: 0
Views: 4461

Highlander

www.youtube.com/watch?v=SJxWa6pr8Hw

If the link doesn't work try typing in outdoor survival as a seventeenth century highlander
by FionaDowson
Sat Mar 24, 2018 6:40 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: The Welsh Perspective
Replies: 0
Views: 4398

The Welsh Perspective

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=53bgFpiABKA all good fun with an excellent presenter
by FionaDowson
Fri Feb 16, 2018 7:19 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Medieval costume
Replies: 1
Views: 4279

Medieval costume

http://www.aurora-service.eu/ From 18.00 stuff about costume in medieval England
by FionaDowson
Wed Feb 14, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Telly thing you may have missed
Replies: 1
Views: 3745

Re: Telly thing you may have missed

www.youtube.com/watch?v=DLVWiFwWMR8 all TerryJones medieval lives are on youtube. Hurrah!!!
by FionaDowson
Sun Feb 11, 2018 6:19 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Telly thing you may have missed
Replies: 1
Views: 3745

Telly thing you may have missed

www.youtube.com/watch?v=qMrvE2CwRsQ

There's also a Tony Robinson thing about the peasant's revolt which comes up onyoutube if you type in Tony Robinosn history blah, blah, blah
by FionaDowson
Tue Jan 30, 2018 2:55 pm
Forum: 2000BC-55BC
Topic: Pottery
Replies: 1
Views: 10075

Re: Pottery

by FionaDowson
Tue Jan 30, 2018 2:48 pm
Forum: 2000BC-55BC
Topic: Pottery
Replies: 1
Views: 10075

Pottery

by FionaDowson
Tue Jan 30, 2018 2:35 pm
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: Anglo saxon potter
Replies: 1
Views: 4546

Anglo saxon potter

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hqy-SfrDmJE&t=72s

I have tried this and it's more difficult than it looks
by FionaDowson
Sat Jan 27, 2018 10:24 am
Forum: 1603-1715
Topic: Fire of London 1666
Replies: 0
Views: 8265

Fire of London 1666

by FionaDowson
Fri Jan 26, 2018 8:06 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Anglo-Saxon clothing
Replies: 2
Views: 4742

Anglo-Saxon clothing

http://cunnan.lochac.sca.org/index.php/ ... n_clothing anyone have any thoughts about this???
by FionaDowson
Tue Jan 23, 2018 10:26 pm
Forum: 1485-1603
Topic: Kirtle
Replies: 0
Views: 4545

Kirtle

by FionaDowson
Tue Jan 23, 2018 10:22 pm
Forum: 1810-1900
Topic: Hairpin crochet
Replies: 0
Views: 4266

Hairpin crochet

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6AOGTn0irac Has anyone ever tried hairpin crochet?
by FionaDowson
Tue Jan 23, 2018 10:13 pm
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: Turbans
Replies: 0
Views: 4587

Turbans

by FionaDowson
Tue Jan 23, 2018 9:18 pm
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: socks
Replies: 0
Views: 4147

socks

by FionaDowson
Tue Jan 23, 2018 9:13 pm
Forum: 1810-1900
Topic: ravelry
Replies: 0
Views: 4114

ravelry

https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/librar ... -headdress

some of the stuff on ravelry victorian is a bit steampunk but this looks authentic
by FionaDowson
Tue Jan 23, 2018 9:02 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: Stockings
Replies: 0
Views: 4691

Stockings

https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/search ... &sort=best

There's a surprising amount of stuff on ravelry if you type in historical
by FionaDowson
Tue Jan 23, 2018 9:00 pm
Forum: 1603-1715
Topic: Civil War stockings
Replies: 2
Views: 5383

Re: Civil War stockings

https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/librar ... -stockings

A surprising amount of historical things come up on ravelry if you type in historical whatever
by FionaDowson
Tue Jan 23, 2018 8:55 pm
Forum: 1603-1715
Topic: Worst Jobs
Replies: 0
Views: 4232

Worst Jobs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kxnse_Nyrfc

Worst Jobs in History, Stuart, comes up on youtube if youtype it in. Failing that just type in TOny RObinson history and it should come up
Just in case anyone hasn't already seen this. Nice light evening's entertainment :)
by FionaDowson
Tue Jan 09, 2018 2:21 pm
Forum: Food and Drink
Topic: Early Bread
Replies: 1
Views: 4358

Early Bread

What exactly did King Alfred burn??? https://earlybread.wordpress.com/ Scroll down a bit and there is a recipe for A/S bread.
by FionaDowson
Mon Jan 08, 2018 10:11 am
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: Lundenwic
Replies: 1
Views: 4521

Re: Lundenwic

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BBCub2_bKVI For anyone interested in dark age beekeeping. he makes this look easy, actually I've tried it and it's harder than it lookss :)