Do you want to look like a viking?
This is exactly what I want to help you with. The idea behind this site is to provide you with more information and help you with creating a Viking age outfit that is as real as possible, based on your desires and possibilities.
I also have a webshop with my patterns, fabric, yarn and haberdashery that you need for creating a viking age outfit. You can reach it via the Shop button in the menu.
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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.
In my last post about the analysis and reconstruction of the pillow made of piled fabric from Valsgärde, I had a lot of questions. I will start with trying to answer the most critical – Was it really a piled…
Today I started the most interesting project I have this year; to analyse and reconstruct the piled fabric from the Vendel boat grave Valsgärde 6. I did this by going to Uppsala where the original is stored in a museum…
Last spring I thought that I had finished all my booklets, that this was not the case it showed. During autumn both my parents died and I realized that tablet weaving was very therapeutical. Since I am me, I wanted…
To simplify the use of my patterns I have added the following pages: Take Measurements Enlarge Patterns Adjust Patterns Good luck!