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Where To Medieval Shop In Australia
Supporting your local craftsmen who make the stuff themselves.
This does NOT include medieval stores. This is craftsmen & women only.

Fabric, Thread, Sewing, Spinning and Weaving supplies
DAHAD Imported wool fabric & other re-eanctor fabrics. wool, linen, silk.
MAKE YOUR OWN MEDIEVAL Naturally dyed wools by 15th Century Spinning
YLVA THE RED Killian stocks pre-dyed threads but will dye to your order
ELISABET'S HANDSPUN Sells handspun wool and natural and hand dyed and spun yarn
SHARON BOWMAN will spin wool to order, tablet weaving cards, shuttles, etc
HORNMASTER bone needles. Catch him at events. Website unavailable.
ROSALIE GILBERT basic wooden thread reels made by a local woodturner. Once they're gone they're gone. about 20 left.

Dyeing supplies
DAHAD Natural dye supplies

Tablet weaving, inkle loom weaving, fingerloop braids
ALICIA DEVENISH tablet & inkle weaving, lengths up to about 210cm
KNARR TRADERS tablet woven viking bands
YLVA THE RED tablet woven bands, both plain and patterned. Plain suitable for garters and belts.
I know there are quite a few more names which could be here... :)

Wood work
LEURA BODGER. Great stools and spoons but makes other stuff too.
SVEN THE MERCHANT. Reproduction chests, beds.
MICHAEL ODGERS Custom woodworky things, wheelbarrows, etc
KEIPA'S CARPENTRY. Brendan makes wooden games and other things.

Ceramics
ANTHONY DURRINGTON POTTER Reproduction stuff. Excellent quality. Link is email.
FLAMING GARGOYLE POTTERY. Alex makes great ceramics.
BLACK SQUIRREL FEASTWARE Nice things here
I'm sure there was someone else...

Metalwork
KEYSTONE FORGE Richard Bowden-Reid, a Sydney-based smith
ADAM MCKAY Exceptional quality stuff. Round medieval mirrors etc
MATHIAS FORGE METAL WORKS Metalwork. Apothocary scales, Silverware repairs
SVEN THE MERCHANT makes chest hinges for all time periods
LYONS FORGE & CRAFTING. Metalwork, tentpegs
CRACKED ANVIL FORGE had a few MoL brass lanterns in stock a while ago
Who is that tin smith we see at events?

Shoes
AWL LEATHER Turnshoes of quality

Headwares
CROWNED HEART Maureen does headdresses, veils, hoods etc. Wendy does felt hats
YLVA THE RED Simple Birgitta style lady coifs for going under veils. Hoods of all kinds.

Leatherwork, Bags & Pouches
PAULA'S MEDIEVAL POUCHES, DOG COLLARS & HORSE HARNESS exactly what it says
CROWNED HEART Maureen does drawstring pouches
LYONS FORGE & CRAFTING. Leatherwork

Jewellery & Personal
BLOOD AND IRON PERIOD JEWELLERY Tom will make reproduction jewellery
ADAM MCKAY makes those round, domed mirrors and other things
MAINLY MEDIEVAL Stillroom products- perfumes, balms, incense, spice blends etc.
CROWNED HEART Maureen does bags, rosaries & paternosters to order.
Someone gave me a business card and I can't find it...

Games
KEIPA'S CARPENTRY. Brendan makes wooden games
Who sells bone dice?

Clothing
PERIOD CLOTHING Julie's clothing is wonderful. Custom orders.
DAHAD Costume kits including fabric, trims and thread put together for you.
YLVA THE RED Killian wool hose, naalbinding mittens, split gloves, hoods.
CLOAKS OF HONOUR. Cheryl will custom make you a wool cloak.
I know more people than this make clothing....

Tents & Tent Supplies
LYONS FORGE & CRAFTING. Tent pegs

 

Where To Shop In Australia
Supporting your local business who have imported things for you.
List is restricted to things which aren't made by our Australian craftsmen

Tableware
MAINLY MEDIEVAL pewter spoons, cups, trenchers, porringer bowls
(website undergoing updates. Selling at events only)
ESFORDS Horn bowls of different sizes
MAKE YOUR OWN MEDIEVAL Horn bowl with brass rim

Sewing Supplies
MAKE YOUR OWN MEDIEVAL forged iron scissors
MAKE YOUR OWN MEDIEVAL small forged scissors
MAKE YOUR OWN MEDIEVAL thread snips, forged
MAKE YOUR OWN MEDIEVAL brass needles, set of 3.


Lanterns
ESFORDS brass lantern with horn door

Jewellery, Badges & Personal
MAINLY MEDIEVAL Petwer pilgrim badges and carnival brooches
(website undergoing updates. Selling at events only)
MAKE YOUR OWN MEDIEVAL horn double sided com
MAKE YOUR OWN MEDIEVAL brass annular and ring brooches, several styles

Games
MAINLY MEDIEVAL Card, and dice games (website undergoing updates. Selling at events only)
MAKE YOUR OWN MEDIEVAL
several different sets of playing cards & bone dice

Household
MAINLY MEDIEVAL Pewter candle sticks (website undergoing updates. Selling at events only)
ESFORDS
Wax tablets with brass stylus
MAKE YOUR OWN MEDIEVAL Coins. Many different time periods available

Shoes
MAKE YOUR OWN MEDIEVAL shoes and boots
ESFORDS shoes and boots



Where to Buy Woolen Cloth World Wide
In alphabetic order, not order of preference.

Please note: I have not bought from all of these vendors


BURNLEY & TROWBRIDGE: wool, linen, and silk.
DAHAD Imported wool fabric & other re-eanctor fabrics. wool, linen, silk.
FASERHAUS: diamond twill wool, generally always white, other colors come and go.
FAUSTI.BAZAREK: Polish site. It has wool though!
HAINSWORTH: a few types of wool only in different weights.
HANDELSGILLET: Wool, linen and hemp.
HERTS SPECIALISTS FABRICS- fabrics for reenactment.
HISTORICAL TEXTILES: Birka reconstruction diamond twill and sewing threads in wool and linen.
THE HISTORICAL FABRIC STORE. Great range
NATURTUCHE.DE a good range of weights. In English and German
NORNILLA FABRICS FOR RE-ENACTORS - Lots of beautiful wools and silks
RENAISSANCE FABRICS: Fabrics for re-enactors, including wool.
VIKING AGE CLOTHING: Some woolen cloth
WM BOOTH, DRAPER: Wool, linen and silk
WOOD N WOVEN: Wood N Woven: Wonderful handwoven wools.
WOOLTRADE.CZ: Wool and linen textiles. Gorgeous stuff here!

 

Please EMAIL ME if you make stuff, live in Australia and would like to be added.
It's free, no reverse linking needed.
It's a re-eanctor service because we like to buy local if we can.

 


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