Blog: viking

Tablet Weaving: Brocade

Tablet Weaving: Brocade

After deviating to a bunch of other crafts for a bit, I’m finally getting back to some new tablet weaving. As per usual I am attempting to up my game a bit by selecting something that is a technique I haven’t tried yet… so this band I will be attempting to brocade. Essentially this means...

Pit firing

Pit firing

This past weekend I got to participate in a ceramics pit firing, and it was was hot, cold, and so much fun! I was (insanely) very excited to go camping, in Canada, at the end of October but I did not want to miss the pit firing. Overall I am so happy with how this...

New garb sewing project – Serk

New garb sewing project – Serk

Not gonna lie.. sewing underdresses, or ‘serk’ is freaking me out.  I haven’t quite got the hang of how to do seam treatments and keep the edges from fraying. Even worse are the gores. I’ve read and watched several tutorials and it all looks like magic to me. A fold and a swish and it...

Adventures in Pebble Weave

Adventures in Pebble Weave

I was feeling confident in my abilities with tablet weaving my last project, the Rus Headband I made as my Trillium Exchange gift for Baroness Gema. So I decided that it was a good time to mix things up a little bit and try out the Pebble Weave Dragon Head Pattern. Google Translated Source  ...

Vikings at the ROM

Vikings at the ROM

March 17th 2018 I made the trip up to the ROM in Toronto to see the Vikings Exhibit. I took a metric buttload of pictures.. and here they are! See the Full...