The Early Modern Commons

The Reverend's Big Blog of Leather

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In case anyone’s wondering what I’ve been up to…

3 August 2017

… there’s an account over on the National Leather Collection blog. Filed under: Ancient, Copper/Bronze Age, Early Medieval, Early Modern, Late Medieval, Leather, Leather...

Hedeby Quiver – the finish

4 April 2017

  This part is really just a quick finish and review of the success or otherwise of the project. First the hanging straps – we know they are folded leather, sewn with a saddle...

Too good to not share…

25 March 2017

The Museum of London leather jerkin in close up photographs. Thanks to the Archaeological Leather Group for pointing it out. Filed under: Big Book of Leather Chapters, Clothing,...

Hedeby Quiver – part the third

16 March 2017

When we left at the end of the previous episode, we’d just started assembling the front parts and the hanging tabs. The errata found that I’d misread the German, while it...