Leikvin viking market, June 2022

The first event we went on this year, was Leikvin. It was super nice to be back, both back at Leikvin and back in business. The Leikvin market is very beautiful and calm, giving us a chance to just be, make food, have a good time and relax. Here are some pictures from this years …

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A crafty dictionary

Very often there are words, expressions and technical terms connected to crafts that can be hard to understand and hard to explain. I wish I learned some of these expressions when I started doing sewing.I therefore decided to make a little dictionary with some of the words and technical terms that we use often in …

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Making some everyday viking magic in the snow

If you already follow me on Instagram or Facebook you've probably already seen me talk about this already, but I think it is very important - especially now that we are in the situation we are in. Many struggle to find meaningful content in everyday life, many feel sad, tired and that it is difficult …

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The ruins of Sunne church and defense tower, Orreviken, Sweden

As we drove home from the mid winter blot and the viking winter games this year, we drove past a ruin that I have been wanting to stop by and have a closer look at for many years. This time we were finally able to. I always believed that this ruin used to be a …

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Midvintersblot at Österhus, 2020

Every year around mid winter, Trondheim vikinglag travels to Norderön to compete against our friends Österhus vänner in the annual Viking Winter games. We have the competition with lots of games and fun, followed by a very powerful and beautiful blot and then a feast and a party of course. Österhus vänner have built a …

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Vendeltidsdagarna at Uppåkra, 2019

Last summer me and Christofer traveled back to Lund and Uppåkra to revisit the amazing event called Vendeltidsdagarna at Uppåkra Arkeologiska Center outside Lund in Sweden. Uppåkra was a very important place during the Vendel period and a lot of archaeological artifacts have been found at the site.I hope these series of post from previous …

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Vendeltidsdagarna at Uppåkra, 2018

So, this is a bit of a throwback, but as I am going through a lot of my pictures these days, I realized I never posted pictures from Vendeltidsdagarna at Uppåkra, not from either of the years I've been there.I hope my series of post from previous markets and events can help you find some …

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Where do I buy my beautiful textiles?

I get a lot of questions all the time on where to buy good quality fabrics for historical garments. I really appreciate you asking me this because that means you like my fabrics and you see me as an experienced textile shopper! Because I like answering your questions, I decided to make a list for …

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Preparations before making your garments

This is a general introduction on how to make your historical garments. I decided to make this post instead of writing the same thing in each "how to" post, making it easier for you to get to the information you want.So, before you start cutting away into your fabric, I recommend that you have a …

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What to think about when making historical clothing

Lately I have received a lot of questions regarding how to make different historical clothes, if I can make viking clothes for people and if I can show people how to make clothes. Earlier I actually made clothes for people, but as it is a lot of work, I stopped doing this last year. Instead …

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Borre viking market, July 2018

Greetings!I got the post market blues and therefore looking through pictures. A great way to try to cure it is of course to look at, edit and post pictures from markets. This does not really make it better. A lot of great moments and memories remains in the heart and in the head tho. Thank you …

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Leikvin viking market, May 2018

Hi! This summer's market season is sadly over for now. Now, as I have finally looked through all the pictures from this summer, I miss all of my friends and the atmosphere so much. Here are some of the pictures from Leikvin viking market in Sunndal. Can't wait to return again next year. The guys …

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Viking winter games and midwinter blót with Österhus vänner, 2018

O'hoy there!This year - as so many years before - Trondheim vikinglag went to compete against our good friends in Österhus vänner in the annual viking winter games on the snow covered Norderön. We also participated in the midvintersblot which is always so beautiful! Guess who won this year! Oh yeah! Go Norway! Here are some pictures from this year's trip …

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Jamtlands vikingadagar, August 2017

Hi again! Last summer our friends in Österhus vänner arranged a second viking market in addition to their traditional event at Österhus. This new event was held in the centre of Östersund in Sweden. They had done a great job arranging and even though it was small with just a few tents, the atmosphere was …

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Viking winter games and midwinter blót with Österhus vänner, 2017

So, yet another very delayed post. This is from our trip to Österhus last year! The viking winter games and the midvintersblot at Österhus on Norderön have become an annual tradition for us in Trondheim vikinglag. We go back every year to revisit the deep Swedish forests in Jämtland to compete for the most important …

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Viking market at Gunnes gård, September 2016

Hello everyone!It has been ages since my last update... again. Just too long and I'm so sorry about that. After we moved to an new apartment I haven't really had access to a computer. Therefore it has been hard editing and making these posts for you. Now I have had some days off and some motivation to make new posts, …

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Borre viking market, 2016

Hi!Here are some pictrures from Borre viking market. Brit Elin found some clams Yummy My favorite Swedes having lunch on the beach Summer flowers freshly picked from a meadow are my favorite You can let yourself have some small secret pleasures. Beautiful Austėja. Did you know that this name derived from the name of an …

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