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by FionaDowson
Wed Nov 18, 2020 12:54 pm
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: Knitting for Tommy
Replies: 0
Views: 127

Knitting for Tommy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6iehPi3Fb_w

It's a bit challenging as needles are small and reading patterns is a bit like reading something written by Mrs Beeton but the results are really worth it
by FionaDowson
Sat Aug 08, 2020 1:39 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Storytelling
Replies: 1
Views: 2161

Storytelling

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ImJYIEnmip8&t=2s

Go on, tell this one. I dare you. I double dare you!
by FionaDowson
Sat Aug 08, 2020 1:24 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Underwear
Replies: 0
Views: 2328

Underwear

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

If the link doesn't work check out Dr Kat and Underwear
by FionaDowson
Sat Aug 01, 2020 2:07 pm
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: Viking music
Replies: 0
Views: 2151

Viking music

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Je9MyJcCme0

Found this while looking for something about dogs in viking warfare
by FionaDowson
Fri Dec 27, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: Weaving
Replies: 0
Views: 4631

Weaving

by FionaDowson
Fri Dec 06, 2019 10:05 am
Forum: 1810-1900
Topic: Rag rugs
Replies: 0
Views: 6844

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: 10808

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: 6189

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: 5485

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: 5425

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: 5433

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: 4787

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: 4787

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: 11273

Re: Pottery

by FionaDowson
Tue Jan 30, 2018 2:48 pm
Forum: 2000BC-55BC
Topic: Pottery
Replies: 1
Views: 11273

Pottery

by FionaDowson
Tue Jan 30, 2018 2:35 pm
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: Anglo saxon potter
Replies: 1
Views: 5640

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: 9313

Fire of London 1666

by FionaDowson
Fri Jan 26, 2018 8:06 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Anglo-Saxon clothing
Replies: 2
Views: 6190

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: 5608

Kirtle

by FionaDowson
Tue Jan 23, 2018 10:22 pm
Forum: 1810-1900
Topic: Hairpin crochet
Replies: 0
Views: 5237

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: 5547

Turbans

by FionaDowson
Tue Jan 23, 2018 9:18 pm
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: socks
Replies: 0
Views: 5098

socks

by FionaDowson
Tue Jan 23, 2018 9:13 pm
Forum: 1810-1900
Topic: ravelry
Replies: 0
Views: 5063

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: 5737

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: 6428

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