The last part of my Finnish Iron Age costume is the peplos dress. It took me 6 months to construct the whole thing. Now it comes together!
ollecting a set of suitable bronze, brass and silver jewellery that is based on archaeological finds in Finland. These will be an important part of my Finnish Iron-Age costume.
I have spent six months learning tablet weaving and here are some tips that I want to share with beginners struggling with their first bands.
I made a metal spiral decorated Iron Age Finnish woman's apron for my Iron Age Finnish costume I'm slowly constructing.
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 made a pair of iron age or Viking age shoes out of leather. This is the first step when I delve into a new era of historical dress!