1st year Home Economics JCSP cross- curricular presentation

Ladies as part of your JCSP project I would like you to research the following areas in relation to the Celts.

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What they wore?

Where did they source their raw materials that they used to make their clothes?

How did they dye their clothes?

What did they use as make up? Mac? Rimmel? 

Who were the trend setters of the era? Did they wear Nike air force or Adidas superstar runners like you do today?

Looking forward to seeing the final celtic inspired headbands http://www.lovestitched.com/my-tutorial/knotted-jersey-headband-tutorial/

8 thoughts on “1st year Home Economics JCSP cross- curricular presentation

  1. During the Iron Age the Celts generally wore long-sleeved shirts or tunics and long trousers. Clothes were made of wool or linen , with some silk being used by the rich. Cloaks were worn in the winter. they wore brooches and armlets too.The most famous item of jewellery was the torc,a neck collar of metal, sometimes gold. the horned waterloo helmet in the british museum , which long set the standard for images of celtic warriors.

    How did they dye their clothes? blueberry strawberries leafs etc.

    What make make up did they use?-Ladies used black berry juice to dye there eyebrows ,they used a plant called ruam to redden there cheeks

    • Great work, have you referenced your website? Don’t forget to link it in your comment. Be careful with your capital letters. It would be interesting if you could add pictures. Don’t forget extra sewing class at lunch tomorrow. Maith thú.

  2. During the Iron Age the Celts generally wore long-sleeved shirts or tunics and long trousers. Clothes were made of wool or linen , with some silk being used by the rich. Cloaks were worn in the winter. They wore brooches and armlets too. The most famous item of jewellery was the torc ,a neck collar of metal, sometimes gold. The horned waterloo helmet in the british museum , which long set the standard for images of celtic warriors.

    How did they dye their clothes? they used blueberry strawberries leafs etc.

    What make make up did they use?-Ladies used black berry juice to dye there eyebrows ,they used a plant called ruam to redden there cheeks

  3. What Celt wore:😎
    The Celts clothes showed their status and importance within the tribe. Men would wear a tunic with a belt , a cloak and trousers. Women wore dresses fastened with brooches. And if you were an important member of the tribe, you would wear a neck torc of gold, silver or iron, decorated with patterns!The Celts also love tartan!😻

    How did the celts dye their clothes:👗
    The celts dyed their clothes by using berries and plants!💙

    Makeup😻
    Ladies sometimes dyed their eyebrows black with berry juice (I don’t know what kind of berry was used) A bowl she has whence berry-juice flows, with which she colours her eyebrows blacklare .” Irish missionary monks were also known to paint or dye their eyelids black. The cheeks were also reddened using a plant called ‘ruam’ — probably the sprigs and berries of the alder tree. It is not clear whether only women reddened their cheeks, or men as well.

  4. ‘The way they dress is astonishing: they wear brightly coloured and embroidered shirts, with trousers called bracae and cloaks fastened at the shoulder with a brooch, heavy in winter, light in summer. These cloaks are striped or checkered in design, with the separate checks close together and in various colours’ They dyed their hair by using leafs and berries. For makeup, also berries and ruam.

  5. The Iron age Celts were a tribe of people who lived all over Europe about thousand years ago.at one time you could find tribes of Celts in modern day Spain ,France, Northern Italy and as far as East Russia .The way the Celts dressed was astonishing they wore brightly coloured and embroidered shirts ,whit trousers called bracae and cloaks fastened at the shoulder with a broach, heavy in winter, bright in summer these cloaks are srtiped or check in design.Th celts loved to be bright so they died there chlotes with berries and what other things tey could find.the women used black berry juice to dye there eyebrows ,they used a plant called ruam to redden there cheecks.

  6. ★CELTIC ANSWERS ★
    1)The celts wore mostly woolen clothes which they got off the skin of sheep
    2)they got their material of the animals
    3)they dyed their clothes with fruits and berries
    4)They used fruits and berries for make up
    5)Fashion,  during  the  periods  from  the  1930’s  until  the  1940’s  were  overshadowed  by  two  great  catastrophic events  that  were  going  on  during  that  time.  One,  was  the  great  depression,  and  the  other,  was  World  War  II.They did not have nike or adidas shoes back in celtic times so they mostly wore cow skin on there feet.

  7. What Did The Celts Wear ??

    The Celts generally wore long-sleeved shirts or tunics and long trousers. The clothes were made of wool or linen, while silk was used for the clothing of rich folks. In the winter, they wore cloaks with broaches and armlets worn as adornments.

    What Did They Use To Make Their Clothes

    They used berries and animal skins.

    How Did They Dye Their Clothes ??

    They used berries to dye their clothes.

    What Did They Use As Make Up ??

    Ladies sometimes dyed their eyebrows black with berry juice. “A bowl she has whence berry-juice flows, with which she colours her eyebrows black.” Irish missionary monks were also known to paint or dye their eyelids black. The cheeks were also reddened using a plant called ‘ruam’, probably the sprigs and berries of the alder tree. It is not clear whether only women reddened their cheeks, or men as well.

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