Crafts

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Here you can find information and photo’s about some of the techniques we have mastered and/or think is very interesting. We also give workshops for small groups of people. If you would like to know more about the workshops or have a comment or question about any of these techniques: Don’t be shy and post a reply at the bottom of this page

techniques_01Sprang

A braiding technique that dates back to the bronze age. Alas, the technique is as good as extinct in the Netherlands but Blue does the best she can to pass on the knowledge of this technique by giving demonstations and teaching all who want to learn.

techniques_02Nålbinding

An other very old technique for which al you need is a needle and thread.

Dying wool

Dying wool with plantmaterial is a regularly returning activity for most reenacters. It’s fun to try this yourself. Here we collected some information about dying wool with unionpeels for example.

‘Brewing’ Mead

Through our living history we came in contact with mead. Vikings didn’t have grapes, but they knew how to make a special alcocolic beverage using yeast and honey.

kaartjesTablet weaving

A very old form of weaving is tablet weaving. You don’t need a loom, but only cards with holes.

oranjeAmber

About Amber and how to work with it

net_geslagen_kling1Flint

So much to tell about Flint and how to work with it

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