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Textile Arts

 

Here is a very in-depth site, by Carolyn Priest-Dorman, who is a member of Medieval Textiles.com

 

Beadworking & Jewelry

 

Fire Mountain Gems!


Twill Beading

 


The Medieval Beadwork Page
 

Medieval Jewelry

The History of Jewelry

Personal Ornamentation in the Middle Ages


Make a Medieval Brooch!

 

Weaving & Braiding

Card Weaving

Phiala's String Pages

The Weaver's Hand
The Weaver's Hand

Fingerloop Braids

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Knitting Noddys
Knitting Nancy/Noddy

Lucet

Using a Double Lucet


A Simple Loom
 


Another Simple Frame Loom
 


Make a Cardboard Box Loom!
 


 

The Art of Chinese Knotting

Chinese macrame has been around at least since 700BC... learn how to create beautiful knotted decorations!

 

 

Inkle Weaving


Earthguild.com
 


ICanSpin.com
 

Inkle!!

Inkleweaving.com is truly an A+ site for beginning Inklers...
I'm starting you on the 'Terms' page, and you can explore from there!

 

Lacemaking & Tatting


A Brief History:
Lace in the 1500's
 


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Jo Edkins Lace School
 

Tatting 101

Basic Reticella Lace

Needle Lace

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Cas' Tatting Home


Bobbin Lace
 


Tattered
 

 

Needlework

 

Sources for Embroidery 1000-1250

A really good list of books, illustrations and other places to find inspiration!
 

Basic Blackwork

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The Blackwork
Embroidery Archives

 

Atlantian Embroidery Links

Medieval/Renaissance Embroidery
A good page of resources...

A Bit of Cross-Stitch History

Period Cross-Stitch Patterns

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Johanna's Needlework Stitches

The Bayeux Tapestry


Nice Fill-In Patterns from
16th Century Blackwork

A Beautiful
Embroidered Cushion
(14th-15th century)
(with great close-ups and charted patterns!)

 

Basketry

Basketry Q&A


Basketmakers
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Everything you need and then some!
 

Basket Construction
Methods

 

Simple Sewing


A Simple T-Tunic


Dawn's Sewing Pages

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Your First Garb
An excellent site; be sure to check out the Celtic and Irish clothing pages!

A Simple Coif

Hoods and More Hoods
 

 

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