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New Entry from "Loose Threads"--The Hammerum Dress--the Video
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In which I discuss a video prepared by two museums in Denmark, showing the process of making a reproduction of a third-century CE dress. From scratch. Go here for the entry.

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New Entry from "Loose Threads"-- Another Book For The Viking Lovers
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Did you know that someone published a book of articles about reconstructing Viking costume? Neither did I--until today. I blogged about it, and how to get a copy, here.

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New Entry from "Loose Threads"--Gotland Find Articles
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Just a link fest about Viking age artifacts, nothing to see here, move along. If you disagree, go here for the entry.

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New Entry from "The Cold Table"--The Final Moretum Experiment
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In which I go on and on about yet another batch of moretum, the cheese spread of ancient Rome. I swear I won't blog about it again, honest! If you still care, go here for the entry.

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New Entry from "Loose Threads"--More Early Period Links
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In which I tell my readers what interesting research articles I've found on the the Internet lately. Go here for the entry.

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New Entry from "Loose Threads"--An Early Renaissance Outfit?
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In which I try to figure out whether a lovely portrait-like depiction of Mary Magdalen from the Low Countries in the 16th century is pretty fantasy or actual fashion. Go here for the entry.

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New entry from "The Cold Table" --Historical Vinegar
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Ever wonder how the vinegar Roman cooks used in their cuisine differ from the sour stuff we buy at the supermarket? British "food archaeologist" Alan Coxon thinks he knows. In addition to being a chef, and proselytizer for Britain and food, he makes and sells vinegars based upon his historical research. I talk about his site on my blog. Go here for the entry.

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New Entry from "Loose Threads"--Plans for the Historical Sew Monthly 2016
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In which I attempt to plan costuming projects I can complete for 2016. If you care, go here for the entry. By the way, Happy Holidays!

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New entry from "The Cold Table" --Sweet Nuts
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In which I give a brief update of my activities with a few snippets of historical fact. Go here for the entry.

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New Entry from "Loose Threads"--HSM#12--Re-Do
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In which I express an intention to complete a project--learning how to work sprang! Note the date on this one--the month's nearly half-over and I've yet to restart. Go here for the entry.

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