Brocaded band from Suzdal, Russia

It was supposed to be easy. Have a picture, make a draft and weave. But then my curiosity turned on. But let’s start from the beginning. Here’s the picture I received. And that’s all. No source, no info, no location, no estimated creation time… After a short search I found a starting point „Suzdal, 11th-13th […]

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Secrets of old looms

Because of my day job I have opportunity to come through many old objects. Sometimes these are roman period coins, sometimes ceramic tiles and sometimes – looms. This time my task was not to dress but to disassemble them. Exhibition they were part of was ended  because of building renovation. Loom came to Elbląg from […]

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Year of Polish Wool – summary

I was afraid it will be worse. After last year’s failure with Historical Sew Monthly I was cautious about whole-year-long events, so I decided not to treat it as a challenge but learning. It was fun even if you could see the results mostly on my Instagram feed. Side note – if link is in […]

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