Blog - Darkblade Larp

Trading season starts

This weekend saw the first of the events which involve us leaving the comfort and security of the workshop. It also marks the point where we have to do some work as we can't get the goblins to come out of the cellars to help us away from home. Gloucester was the destination, for the What's Your Game kit fair. Most of the usual Larp traders were there with one or two newer faces who'... read more

Larp Throwing Knives

We've recently taken delivery of a bunch of new larp throwing knives. Whilst we've put the first of them in a Twin throwing knife vambrace decisions have to be made as to how to carry the rest. Over the past 6 years we've had our own larp throwing knives and in that time developed a range of scabbardry starting from the general purpose sheath 3 rack which formed the basis of our des... read more

Pouch Advertorial

Running out of hands to carry all that stuff? Boots uncomfortable with all that loot stuffed in them? Well no longer – the answer is here, the Large leather belt pouch. Designed to attach to the belt and carry all manner of stuff and leave your hands free for more important things like weapons., But that's not the only feature of the Large leather belt pouch – It's reusab... read more

Larger size leather armour

We’ve had a couple of requests for armour for the larger gentleman so we’re creating a pattern for a standard item with  a chest size of 54″-60″, in this case a studded jacket, to go on the website. From this we can make any of our jacket based armours in the larger size. Now all we need is a name for it that implies the larger size without being patronising or insulti... read more

Christmas Market



Recently I've been looking at other areas I can sell leather stuff in. I figured it was worth looking at where I could sell leather stuff over the winter months when we're not flat out in the workshop. To this end I signed up for then local Christmas market. It wasn't expensive or on for a long time, perfect for dipping a toe in the water.   I modified some of our designs so... read more