HISTORICALLY ACCURATE - 8th TO 14th CENTURY

fabrics – threads – spinning supplies – costume kits –  accessories – ancient skill workshops

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FABRICS sourced from

around the world

ALL FABRICS ARE AUTHENTICATED BY ASSESSING THE FABRIC CONTENT AGAINST AVAILABILITY IN DURING THE VIKING PERIOD

Most fabrics are limited in quantities with new fabrics being discovered weekly.

RARE AUTHENTIC FABRICS FROM AROUND THE WORLD

DAHAD searches the world for unique but authentic fabrics that are historically accurate and highly unusual.

100% WOOL SOURCED LOCALLY & AROUND THE WORLD

100% wool weave fabrics that have been checked for authenticity in content of fabric, weave and colours.

100% LINEN SOURCED LOCALLY & AROUND THE WORLD

100% linen fabrics that have been checked for authenticity in content of fabric, weave and colours

100% RAW SILK SOURCED LOCALLY & AROUND THE WORLD

100% raw silk fabrics that have been checked for authenticity in content of fabric, weave and colours

THREADS

The Linen Yarn shows the raw beauty of Belgian flax, spun in Bengal. It offers a wonderful buttery hand and the exceptional weight and presence that only linen can give.

Linen is one of the more challenging fibres to dye naturally, especially to dye well. So DAHAD has sourced a superior 100% naturally dyed thread

Beautiful rich jewel-like tones that are both deep and even. Lighter colours that are consistent, level, and delicate without being weak. Colours that are as satisfying to work with as the act of creating.

100% Natural Dyes

It is said by many natural dyers that all things dyed naturally go together. Nothing clashes and there are no richer colours than those those found on fibres coloured with natural dyes. 

DAHAD has sourced 100% natural and historically accurate dyes from all over the world, they are packaged to remain potent and each has its own story. 

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Costume kits

Custom made to order Costume Kits that include all pattern pieces, Linen threads, historical trims as well as all the research to back up each costume in a convenient little book. These costume kits are made in your choice of period, class, fabrics, colours and trims from our wide range as well as some special fabrics that are only available in these kits. Enquire to begin building your custom costume kit.

Spinning supplies

FIBRE

Supplies

Equipment

Period accurate spinning supplies including drop spindles, nostepinnes, combed and carded fibres from ancient European Sheep breeds such as the Fin Sheep, Icelandic Sheep and Norwegian Sheep fleece. These items are currently made and ordered by demand please enquire below for orders.

Upcoming events

EVENTs

Ironfest 2019

April 27 & 28 2019

https://ironfest.net/

Contact

Phone

+61 415 418 961

Mail

dominique@dahad.com.au

Address

Unit 4, 6 Enterprise Way

East Gosford 2250 NSW Australia

METERS OF LINEN THREAD SOLD

  • AMOUNT OF MY OWN COSTUMES FINISHED 45%
  • PAPERCUTS TO PATTERNS FINISHED RATIO 80%
  • PERCENTAGE OF INCREDIBLE FABRICS FOUND 99.99999%
  • HOW CLOSE I AM TO CONVINCING THE BOSS TO LET ME GO TO EUROPE FOR A SOURCING TRIP 80%

CUPS OF COFFEE DRUNK PER COSTUME

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