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Tan Viking Boot #zulily #zulilyfinds

Tan Viking Boot #zulily #zulilyfinds

Hmm... good idea, make them out of felt first so you don't waste the leather trying to figure out the pattern the first time. Medieval boots slippers diy shoes

Celtic Leather Shoes (aided by a Lasercutter)

Hmm... good idea, make them out of felt first so you don't waste the leather trying to figure out the pattern the first time. Medieval boots slippers diy shoes

Boot from Heddeby - Type 6  I've got to make it, might it provide a good upper for lomocs?

Boot from Heddeby - Type 6 I've got to make it, might it provide a good upper for lomocs?

New viking shoes by ~VendelRus  I might try to make these. They need better war soles tho - interesting links in the comment section

New viking shoes by ~VendelRus I might try to make these. They need better war soles tho - interesting links in the comment section

A reconstruction of viking shoes from Haithabu 10 c. Naturally tanned goat leather, hand stiching.

A reconstruction of viking shoes from Haithabu 10 c. Naturally tanned goat leather, hand stiching.

Viking Drinking Horn Vessels and Accessories

Viking Drinking Horn Vessels and Accessories

Vlaardingen Shoe "Vlaardingen, Holland, (Het Waaigat site, 1991) Low cut shoe with decorated edge. 9th – 10th Century Parallel shoe from Gdansk, Poland (Wiklak 1960) Classified as a one piece upper with thong fastening. Similar one piece upper shoes with thong fastening dated 11th Century in England, York and Piccadilly with distribution across northern Europe to Poland."

Vlaardingen Shoe "Vlaardingen, Holland, (Het Waaigat site, 1991) Low cut shoe with decorated edge. 9th – 10th Century Parallel shoe from Gdansk, Poland (Wiklak 1960) Classified as a one piece upper with thong fastening. Similar one piece upper shoes with thong fastening dated 11th Century in England, York and Piccadilly with distribution across northern Europe to Poland."

Shoes typically were simple affairs made using the turnsole technique. The uppers were sewn to the sole (upper sketch to the right) with the finished side in (blue), and the rough side out (red). Then the shoes were turned inside out. This put the seam inside the shoe (lower sketch to the right), where it was less susceptible to wear. It also put the holes that resulted from the stitching inside the shoe, so the shoe was less likely to leak on wet ground. One might think that having the seam…

Shoes typically were simple affairs made using the turnsole technique. The uppers were sewn to the sole (upper sketch to the right) with the finished side in (blue), and the rough side out (red). Then the shoes were turned inside out. This put the seam inside the shoe (lower sketch to the right), where it was less susceptible to wear. It also put the holes that resulted from the stitching inside the shoe, so the shoe was less likely to leak on wet ground. One might think that having the seam…

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