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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...

Experiments with an arrow spacer

23 February 2017

I’m not sure how I missed this one, regular viewers will remember back in 2009, I posted a gallery of leatherwork from the Museum of London. One of the odd inclusions was a 15th...