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Half a Creature

In Mammen, Denmark, a Viking burial was unearthed by a farmer in 1868. The burial dated to around 970 and featured a man dressed in an elaborately embroidered tunic. The textiles in the grave showed evidence of fine needlework and … Continue reading

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During the last few days I’ve also been putting together some really tiny fragments of fabric, layering them onto some old calico that came from the body of our old settee before it retired from useful duty. These are about … Continue reading

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