The Saint John’s Fern

This is a new category on my blog, and one that I had in mind from the beginning but it is only now that I have found a good book to start with. The Saint John’s Fern by Kate Sedley Allow me to introduce you to Roger the Chapman, a former
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Laurel leaves

Ancient Greek pottery is a wonderful source of inspiration for tablet weaving. Simple decorative bands are often interspersed with larger more complex panels. Within the complex panels, some of the clothing depicted has decorative borders. Perfect
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Much excitement

I am getting a new loom. A properly manufactured solid wood loom with solid side pieces, an overhead mounted beater bar and a countermarch! A 100 cm Öxabäck. This is very exciting, because it means I can weave many more different varieties of cloth.
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Mesopotamia: Tuh’u Beet Broth

Tuh'u Beet Broth. Lamb meat is used. Prepare water; add fat. Peel the vegetables. Add salt; beer; onion; arugula; coriander, samidu, cumin, and the beets. Assemble all the ingredients in a cooking vessel and add mashed leeks and garlic. Sprinkle the
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