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How to Bind a Girdle Book

How to Bind a Girdle Book

Here it is folks, my class on how to bind a girdle book. This is aimed at beginners, so please do try it, and let me know how it goes for you! I’ve had great success teaching this at Pennsic, Artisan’s Village, privately and elsewhere for a few years now....
Medieval Bookmarks

Medieval Bookmarks

[From a file dated August 19, 2016. Updated October 23, 2017.] I began teaching a class on medieval bookmarks at Pennsic 45. I was inspired by, yes – you guessed it, a post by Erik Kwakkel! I did some digging and recalled things that I had seen in various rare...
Scents of the Middle Ages

Scents of the Middle Ages

[From a file dated 9/19/11. Added 10/23/17.] Lo these many moons ago… I was studying herbalism mundanely, and decided to dip my toe into researching medieval preparations. I was asked to teach this for my Shire’s annual demo event (Buckland Cross each year...