Online shop of Katrin Kania, historical textile expert.
Under the name of pallia, Katrin Kania has a large variety of things and services to offer in the field of historical textile techniques. You are in need of an accurate reconstruction of a garment for an exhibition or for daily wear in Living History presentations? You are looking for a presentation about medieval life, with a unique blend of facts and humour? You would like instructions for better, more authentic garments for your Living History group? Your market or event lacks a special stall? Pallia will be able to meet your needs.
Katrin Kania has studied Archaeology of the Middle Ages and Early Modern Time in Bamberg University under Prof. Dr. Ingolf Ericsson. She finished her phd thesis about garment construction from 500 to 1500 in 2008. She shows and teaches a number of textile techniques like tablet weaving (including twill techniques and brocading), filet netting, spinning, loopbraiding and – of course – sewing and tailoring.