I made a metal spiral decorated Iron Age Finnish woman's apron for my Iron Age Finnish costume I'm slowly constructing.
I made the Christmas presents for my family by hand. My brother and mother got handwoven potholders and my father got nålbound mittens.
I sewed an Iron Age dress that a Finnish woman would have worn under her peplos and apron. This dress works also for the Medieval era.
I learned many new things and gained new friends during the year 2021. Here are some random thoughts and plans for the future.
I designed a stripy folk fabric and Susanna, the owner of Kultavilla the weaving mill wove it. Now I have the folk skirt of my dreams!
Sometimes even a rushed project with all the ingredients for disaster succeeds and the result is a beautiful silk party dress.
I wove myself some Finnish Iron Age legwraps.
I learned how to nålbind and made a video about it. Now I can uphold the family tradition and make warm mittens for my family!
I made a Finnish folk-style pocket out of fabric scraps using motifs and stitches common in Finnish folk-costumes.
I made an Edwardian evening gown in a day to join a turn-of-the-century manor house weekend.