Tag Archives: Contributers

Mischief Managed

This past weekend I went to the Fingerlakes Fiber Arts Festival with Muirenn and two other friends.  We did our best to keep each other out of too much trouble.  I’m not sure we succeeded though.  In addition to a … Continue reading

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A little math for a textile historians

It’s a difficult thing to get across to students who have been raised in our society that textiles used to be one of the most valuable items in a pre-industrial world.  So how much time dose it take to weave … Continue reading

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Our Tailor, who art impressive

Our Tailor, who art impressive Hand-stitched be thy garb Thy workroom come My clothes be sewn By Pennsic …As it is on the schedule Give us this day our all-purpose thread And forgive us our seam allowances As we forgive … Continue reading

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Brief Introduction

I don’t have a lot to say as of yet, but wanted to take a moment and introduce myself. By training I am an anthropologist, heavily weighted towards archaeology (historical anthropology maybe?). I am more interested in fiber prior to … Continue reading

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New Friends

My dear friend Petra (aka Lady Muirenn) has agreed to join this blog and will be contributing articles from time to time. Muirenn and I are, well there is no better way of saying it, evil twins. We are not … Continue reading

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