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Hervor new costume by VendelRus Hervor new costume by VendelRus
This is Hervors latest costume. It is designed to work in autumn and spring weather. Two days prior to a spring viking gathering I realized that we didn't have any warm clothes for Hervor, so I started to panic sew. The costume is made by me. My wife made the bag, hat, and shoes.

Below are info about the dress. Unless you are a viking fanatic skip this =)

She is wearing a linen underdress (not visible here) based on finds from Birka. The woolen tunic dress is based on the finnish find in the female grave 56 at Luistiari in Eura. The woolen dog tooth pattern hanging dress is based on a find from the harbour at Haithabu (Hedeby). The Eura tunic dress is decorated with linen tablet braids. Her tablet braided belt is made from wool. Hanging from the belt is a simple wooden spoon and a tarsoly style bag based on finds from Lund in Sweden. She is also wearing a woolen naalbinding hat. The shoes are based on a find from Jorvik (York). The tortoise brooch is based on a find from 11th centurey finnish grave. The beads on the necklace are all made from finds. The stick is local.

If you want a grown up costume, just scale up all the clothes.




We got a DD.......I am shocked!

Thanks to all that commented here and who finds an interest in what we do. This is truly a family project with me making the costume, my ex wife taking the shot and Hervor being the model.
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Hervor new costume by ~VendelRus ( Suggested by ChaosEmeraldHunter and Featured by maytel )
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Jim-From-Hell Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2014
Cute :love:
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:iconvendelrus:
VendelRus Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2014
Yes..she really is :)
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Jim-From-Hell Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2014
:ahoy:
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ThaliaAngel91 Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2013   Traditional Artist
So much awwwwww! <3
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lordis-pyromite Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh she looks sooo beautifull in this :) I love all the detailes and the colours. Very well done
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VendelRus Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2013
Thank you :) It is fun to make clothes for her. She really likes it so it is very rewarding for me :)
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lordis-pyromite Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I can imagine :) especially I am glad that you made her some leather shoes. Often parents dont care for the shoes and it goes like "naaah he/she is a kid the shoes dont have to be authentic..." But it disturbes the beautifull picture of the clothes soooo badly when you see some pink slippers on the feet XD. So again very well done :)
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MelissaGradenPhoto Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2013   Photographer
DO YOU SELL THEM PLEASE SAY YES! LOL 
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:iconvendelrus:
VendelRus Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2013
No, I'm sorry to say I don't. But I do want to encourage you to do it your self. It is not as hard as it might seem :)
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NathanStoddard Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
>.< aww shes so cute! thats such a neat little outfit!
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VendelRus Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2013
Thank you very much :)
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BadPornSux Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2013
I love this picture on so many levels, not the least of which is that you named your daughter from a Valkyrie and that she plays with sticks, which you say you will replace with a real sword. Well done!
The attention to detail in the kit, and the way you captured it in the photo is superb. Again, well done. I only wish I could make it over there to participate.

Cheers!
There is only one way to Valhalla!
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VendelRus Featured By Owner May 12, 2013
Thank you for your kind words :)

If you are in the neighborhood you are always welcome to a glass of mead :)

Cheers!
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ladygrail Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2013
OMG SOOOO CUTE WANT PATTERN!!!!
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diedrik Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013
My fiance and I love this picture, it is so very cute, and a DD well deserved.
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:iconvendelrus:
VendelRus Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2013
Thanks! I'll be sure to tell my wife and daughter =)
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Frani54 Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2012
Thank you so much for letting me use little Hervor, she's just adorable....here is the link to the layout I did.....hope you like it...
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VendelRus Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2013
No prob =)

Looks great!
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Frani54 Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2013
Glad you liked it....Happy New Year!
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LinneBestemor Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2012
I love this costume; the pictre of it on Facebook led me to your site. I am grateful to be able to see the work your family does and all your creations. Lovely!
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VendelRus Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2013
Thank you for this comment =)

We are very glad you liked it!
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:iconfienna:
Fienna Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2012
I love the outfit I'd totally put my little girl in that. She's really adorable
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:iconvendelrus:
VendelRus Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2013
Linnea is a beautiful child. She'll look great in a viking outfit =)
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cyber-lola Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2012
Cudna. ^^
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:iconvendelrus:
VendelRus Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2013
I don't understand.
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cyber-lola Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013
Lovely girl. ;)
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Angie-Pictures Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2012
Cute picture! Congratulations on the DD! :iconflowerheartplz:
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:iconvendelrus:
VendelRus Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2012
Thank you very much!
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Angie-Pictures Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2012
It's my pleasure! :)
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joeltonongkh Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2012
haha...sexy and cute!
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:iconfienna:
Fienna Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2012
she looks like she's only 4 years old why on earth would you say it's a sexy pic?
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:iconvendelrus:
VendelRus Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2012
Cute yes! Sexy.....a bit weird.
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chsehd41 Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2012
The dedication to detail. The craftsmanship. The skill posessed by both you and your wife. Truly, truly impressive. You're both artists in every sense of the word!
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VendelRus Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2012
Thank you very much for this comment. I really makes my day better =)
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Aelfeth Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
As I already told you in some of Hervor's pics, your sewing skills are great and the dress really looks authentic, more over in such a lovely model! :aww:
Congratulations for the well-deserved DD! :clap:
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VendelRus Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2012
Thank you very much friend =)
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Aelfeth Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
You're very welcome! :iconvikingshakeplz:
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CodgerWilts Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
A beautiful little Viking Girl. Well researched and made, and the tablet weaving just sets it off nicely. Good stuff.
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VendelRus Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2012
God I love that tablet braid! It was originally made for my own costume but...you know...love=).

Thanks! =)
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MagicRat Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2012
She's adorable and her outfit is fabulous.
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VendelRus Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2012
Thank you =)
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psion005 Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yoi..... what a cutie :wow:

Me--->:alien:
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VendelRus Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2012
She is =)
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Zulma-san Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2012
This is really interesting to read what style/period and inspiration you used to create that outfit. I really like the fact that it does not look as much as a costume as a 'normal' piece of clothing. You did a great job and I am glad that Hervor could be warm too!!! ^.^
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VendelRus Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2012
Thank you very much for your kind words!

Words like this keeps me warm =)
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Zulma-san Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2012
With all the snow around and the cold, we do need warm thoughts.

It was my pleasure. ^.^
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LexCorp213 Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
sooooooooo cute!
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VendelRus Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2012
She is beautiful! She is the light of my life.
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LexCorp213 Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
:)
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OrangeSplash365 Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
So cute! :happybounce:
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