Valkyrie Wings

For my wings, I chose to use full birds wings rather than individual feathers, because I prefer the more dramatic look. I settled on crows’ wings and got them from a reputable Etsy seller. They are about 12 inches long and quite heavy for wings, which presented an interesting challenge regarding stability. The band is … Continue reading Valkyrie Wings

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Viking

In 2014 I joined a Viking reenactment group, and therefore needed a whole new wardrobe.  I started with a basic underdress and apron dress. Both are of linen, because wool is usually too hot for Southern California, and I also did a Jorvik cap of linen. The underdress is a basic style with side gores, … Continue reading Viking