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Viking Button?
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In which I ask my readers for any knowledge they might have of a bronze enameled button found at a famous Scandinavian archaeological site that has produced thousands of Viking age artifacts. Go here for the entry.

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New Entry from "Loose Threads"--Textile Books Sale!
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In which I point my readers to a book sale at Oxbow Books/Casemate Academic. If this interests you, go here for the entry.

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One Afternoon Tutorials--Headwear
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Just like the title: a bunch of links to sites that offer step-by-step tutorials for a number of different items of historical headwear. If you're interested, go here for the entry.

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New Entry from "The Cold Table" : New, Retro, or just Old?
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In which I share a video recipe for a food I've never heard of before: "freekeh"? No, not "freaky"; freekeh; wheat that is harvested young and roasted as part of its processing. Anyway, if that intrigues you too, go here for the entry.

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New Entry from "Loose Threads"--Change in Projects
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More updates about my nalbinding. But with a picture, this time! If you care, go here for the entry.

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New Entry from "Loose Threads"--Oseberg Silk Reproduction
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In which I embed, and briefly discuss, a video about an ancient silk textile that had been found in Norway in a Viking Age ship burial. Go here for the entry.

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New Entry from "The Cold Table" : Fuuling Around
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In which I describe my rather casual experiments with one of the most popular dishes of the Near East, ful medames. Go here for the entry.

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New Entry from "Loose Threads"-- October Treat
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In which I advise my readers of a book sale at Casemate Academic. A sale involving books about textiles, of course. Go here for the entry.

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New Entry from "Loose Threads"--A Bit More About Skoldehamn
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Oh, look, I found *another* tutorial about the Skoldehamn hood! Reporting on this is not entirely a frivolity; the author of this tutorial has different objectives from the other tutorial writers I discussed a month ago, and she makes a very good point about why it is educational to make a replica of an historical garment using the same stitching techniques used in the original. Go here for the entry.

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New Entry from "Loose Threads"-- Nalbinding in Unexpected Places
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Just a few random facts about nalbinding, and how old it is. Go here for the entry.

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