Blog - Darkblade Larp

Formating the Blog


I have a few minutes spare this morning so thought I would look at how to format the text within the blog.   You never know we might need to do something fancy one day to test our technical skills. One simple thing is to have a new paragraph break in the text.  Hopefully this has been done between "skills" and "One" Links to external website look to be quit... read more



One of the hardest things about having a new website built is learning your way around it. We had the last site for 10 years so we knew exactly where each piece of information could be found and how to make the site do the things we wanted. A new site, new layout. It's taken me the best part of a week to work out the blog and how to comment on it. Anyone who's logged in can comment on our ... read more

New Website


Larp, LARP Armour

New Website
After a few teething problems with the website it all appears to be up and running... Now all we have to do is crawl all over the site 15 more times to tweak everything. And find out how to link to our Google plus page. https://plus.google.com/+darkblade/posts/HQDXTf4RuJi read more

Eye, eye

A few years ago I saw some pouches made by a guy in America where he’d moulded eyes into the flap. It struck me as a cool idea so I filed it away until some eye cabachons crossed my path whilst I was looking for something else entirely. I didn’t want to just copy what he’d done so I’ve made them look out from holes, as though they’re seperate from the bag rather than ... read more

Big Sewing Machine

Finally after several years of it sitting unused in the workshop I’ve got my big Singer sewing machine working. I bought it because it can sew up to half an inch of leather, imagine all the things I could do with that! Unfortunately I had no designs that needed that thickness of leather and over the years nothing leapt to the front of my imagination. Recently I decided that this had to chang... read more