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Medieval Tutorials

UPDATED 11/01/2020

Print Tutorials

Fabric Handicrafts

Rosalie’s Medieval Woman: How To Make Tassels

Rosalie’s Medieval Woman: Lucet Braid: Making A Four Sided Square Lace

Rosalie’s Medieval Woman: How To Make Medieval Cloth Buttons To Match Your Clothes Or Hood

Katafalk: Tablet Weaving the Edge of a Hood

Sewing Fundamentals

Rosalie’s Medieval Woman: How To Sew Eyelets

La Cotte Simple: Setting a Godet into Slit Fabric

La Cotte Simple: Drafting a Grande Assiette-Style Upper Sleeve From Measurements


Rosalie’s Medieval Woman: How To Sew A Buttonhole

La Cotte Simple: How to Sew a Medieval Buttonhole (left hand and right hand instructions)


Garment Patterning & Construction

Rosalie’s Medieval Woman: 14th and 15th Century Medieval London Buttoned Hood

Katafalk: Frilled Veil

Katafalk: Liripip Hood

Rosalie’s Medieval Woman: Ladies Medieval Hose

The Sinister Spinster: 15th Century German Fringe Hat

Clothing the Past: Recreating a 14th Century Pourpoint

Clothing the Past: Patterning and Making Padded 14th-Century Armour

La Cotte Simple: Drafting and Sewing an Early 14th-Century-Style Martial Surcotte

St. Brigitta Cap

The Dreamstress: A St. Birgitta’s Cap

Clothing the Past: How to Make a St. Birggita Coif/Cap

The Sinister Spinster: Cap of St. Birgitta Tutorial 

Maniacal Medievalist: St. Birgitta’s Huva (Cap)

Katafalk: St. Birgitta’s Cap

Katafalk: Embroidered St. Birgittas Cap

Practical Skills

Katafalk: Wearing and Pinning a Veil

Knyght Errant: Tent Rope Self-Tensioning Knot (No More Dog Bone Tensioners!)

Knyght Errant: Hafting a Spear Head

Armor Maintenance

Knyght Errant: Plate Armor Maintenance and Cleaning

Knyght Errant: Mail (Chainmail) Armor Maintenance and Cleaning

Video Tutorials

Armor Maintenance

Knyght Errant: Basic Armor Maintenance

Knyght Errant: Basic Mail Maintenance

Sewing Fundamentals

Popula Urbanum: Back Stitch

Popula Urbanum: Hem Stitch

Popula Urbanum: How To Sew an Eyelet

Popula Urbanum: How To Sew a Buttonhole

Popula Urbanum: Identifying Fabric with the Burn Test

Practical Wardrobe

Popula Urbanum: How To Hang Your Buckler


Kerry’s Medieval Embroideries: Couching Gold Part 1, 2, 3

Kerry’s Medieval Embroideries: Stem Stitch


Kerry’s Medieval Embroideries: Filigree Couching

Kerry’s Medieval Embroideries: Interlaced Couching

Kerry’s Medieval Embroideries: Bayeux Style Couching