Uncategorized

Archival DIY: Knotting a Kerchief

For the past few years I’ve been taking kerchief knotting lessons from John Ford characters. In my mind, my kerchiefs always look as snappy as the ones worn by John Wayne in Ford’s cavalry trilogy: Several weeks ago, I sent out a tweet requesting more formal, step by step instructions for knotting a kerchief. Several …

Continue Reading
Uncategorized

Archivally Analog

As you’d probably guess, we’re devotees of everything analog . Clocks and watches are the most obvious examples, but I’ll confess to a serious obsession with analog stove and oven controls (I see no reason why home ovens can’t have the same interface as a commercial Blodgett). The latest and most impressive analog inspiration comes …

Continue Reading
Uncategorized

Shopping from Yurtville

Waxed cotton shoulder bag Custom bike luggage inspired by Rivendell Designs The top search string forwarding people to Archival Clothing is “Frost River out of Business.” Just the other day, folks on a message board in France were discussing Frost River canoe packs and pondering their current availability. Though I don’t mind my blog serving …

Continue Reading