Weaver with a backstrap loom in Hainan Province. This young woman is doing an elaborate brocade, such as in her skirt, using a simple backstrap loom. By leaning forward or back, she controls the warp tension.
I enjoy experimenting with many different arts and crafts in the SCA. I have helped cook feasts (though have no desire to do an entire feast myself), dabble in period cooking for potluck events, I.