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by SaraSF
Wed Jun 19, 2013 3:14 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Welsh costume in the 14th century
Replies: 18
Views: 8021

Re: Welsh costume in the 14th century

Just thought I'd drop in since I've come across a fantastic resource on Welsh 'fashion' (and, whether there was indeed such a thing), clothing, cloth, accessories in the Middle Ages. I am trying to learn more about this topic as part of my work, and have to say I have been completely gobsmacked by t...
by SaraSF
Fri Jan 18, 2013 12:15 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Embroidery
Replies: 8
Views: 4075

Re: Embroidery

Glad to be of use! I've used pinterest to collate some of the images from the book - I've been using it as a study aid for work- thought I'd share http://pinterest.com/sasaragor/medieval-embroidery-for-beginners/ [edited to add: it's a work in progress - some of these images are really hard to find!...
by SaraSF
Fri Jan 18, 2013 11:36 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Embroidery
Replies: 8
Views: 4075

Re: Embroidery

I've got my nose in this book: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Embroiderers-Medieval-Craftsmen-Kay-Staniland/dp/0714120510 at the moment, and I've learned so much about medieval embroidery already. It may be like teaching some of the more experienced crafters/LH-ers to suck eggs, but since I'm relatively ne...
by SaraSF
Thu Jul 19, 2012 4:26 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Medieval Paints
Replies: 18
Views: 4136

Re: Medieval Paints

Hi there Colin Can also recommend having a look at Theophilus and Cennini's books on the topic. While working on the re-construction of St Teilo's church in St Fagans museum, we researched the use of pigments in the 15/16C. (good pic here: http://www.fotolibra.com/gallery/660108/st-teilos-church/ + ...