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My name is Susanna Broomé and I am the one who runs Viking Age Clothing. I am a reenactor since many years and I have sold my patterns since 1995. They have evolved a lot since then and there is always more to learn. I love to dig deep into the archaeological literature and to study small fragments to unfold their secrets about how people looked and lived long ago. I also love to share my knowledge, to write and to teach. And I love textile handicrafts, to build beautiful objects from threads and fabrics with my hands.
I have finally managed to create a page about my new booklet about Vendel period clothing from Scandinavia.
I must admit that I am in no way an experienced weaver, so this was a challenge for me. I decided to weave the test weaves on a warp-weighted loom, both because the original probably was woven on one, and…
This post describes the rest of the theoretical analysis of the piled weave from Valsgärde 6. I started writing it just after vacation, but the whole autumn has been chaos so I was never able to finish it. Right before…
The website is now updated with the new booklet about Cords and Braids and the new issue of Nalbinding from Finds which now also includes the Oslo mitten.