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Medieval Weaving Loom (Dresser) - Ye Olde Kingdom of Pudding

by The Merrye Makers Posted 15th Jan 2012 at 11:34 AM - Updated 4th Oct 2012 at 12:38 AM by The Merrye Makers
10 Comments / replies (Who?) - 3 Feedback Posts, 7 Thanks Posts
This is a new mesh, and means that it's a brand new self contained object that usually does not require a specific Expansion pack (although this is possible depending on the type). It may have Recolours hosted on MTS - check below the description for more information.
Picked Upload! This is a picked upload! It showcases some of the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.
Ye Olde Kingdom of Pudding - Medieval Weaving Loom (Dresser)

Greetings, good gentles/ladies. We are The Merrye Makers - a group of eleven creators spanning all disciplines (clothing, lots, objects, etc.) offering for thy downloading pleasure a collection of medieval things most beauteous from Ye Olde Kingdom of Pudding -- otherwise known as "Simdom Pudding".

Weaving
Cloth production was the most important craft in Ye Olde Kingdom of Pudding. The predominant fibre produced was wool followed by linen. Later, cotton and silk were introduced.

Originally, workaholic Simdom Pudding weavers wove on looms at home and marketed their cloth at faires. As towns developed, weaving became an urban craft. To regulate their trade, craftsmen applied to establish a guild. Only a cloth merchant who was a born salesman and member of that city's weavers guild was allowed to sell cloth. Often a schmoozer, he acted as a middleman between the tradesmen weavers and the purchaser. The trade guilds controlled quality and assured only those who were artistic received the training needed to become weavers. Working a loom was not a craft for the technophobic.

Later, rural sheep-owning loners started weaving their own wool in their own homes outside the jurisdiction of the city and trade guilds. Eventually, cloth production was moved into centralized buildings in a factory system.

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Weaving#Medieval_Europe


Primarily a decorative object, the Weaving Loom does work as a functioning dresser. Made by Hekate999 for The Merrye Makers. Many thanks, Hekate, for outstanding and bountiful medieval items!
ITEMPRICECHANNELSPOLYGONSCATALOG LOCATIONCREATOR
Weaving Loom35031550Buy Mode > By Function > Storage > DressersHekate999

Credits: Model sim is wearing Sunni Apron and AC Peasant dresses made by Robodl95 for The Merrye Makers. Download them from the upcoming Ye Olde Kingdom of Pudding medieval female clothing upload. Medieval wall lantern from the Ye Olde Kingdom of Pudding - Medieval Lighting upload: http://www.modthesims.info/d/463025.

Polygon Counts:
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Additional Credits:
The Merrye Makers do humbly thank the MTS staff - especially Leesester - for assistance wondrous well with uploads!

Style: Antique
Room: Living Bedroom
Maxis Flags: Not Applicable

You must have the expansion or stuff packs listed below installed to use this custom content. Please see the post text for any exceptions.

Sims 3
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D&M_Medieval_Weaving_Loom.rar

Size: 808.1 KB · Downloads: 14,518 · 15th Jan 2012
808.1 KB 14,518 15th Jan 2012
Don't forget to Thank the creator after downloading! Use the Thanks button located above the screenshots above.
Quick Guide:

1. Click the file listed on the Files tab to download the file to your computer.
2. Extract the zip, rar, or 7z file. Now you will have either a .package or a .sims3pack file.

For Package files:

1. Cut and paste the file into your Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Mods\Packages folder. If you do not already have this folder, you should read the full guide to Package files first: Sims 3:Installing Package Fileswiki, so you can make sure your game is fully patched and you have the correct Resource.cfg file.
2. Run the game, and find your content where the creator said it would be (build mode, buy mode, Create-a-Sim, etc.).

For Sims3Pack files:

1. Cut and paste it into your Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Downloads folder. If you do not have this folder yet, it is recommended that you open the game and then close it again so that this folder will be automatically created. Then you can place the .sims3pack into your Downloads folder.
2. Load the game's Launcher, and click on the Downloads tab. Find the item in the list and tick the box beside it. Then press the Install button below the list.
3. Wait for the installer to load, and it will install the content to the game. You will get a message letting you know when it's done.
4. Run the game, and find your content where the creator said it would be (build mode, buy mode, Create-a-Sim, etc.).


Extracting from RAR, ZIP, or 7z: You will need a special program for this. For Windows, we recommend 7-Zip and for Mac OSX, we recommend Keka. Both are free and safe to use.


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Lab Assistant
#2 Old 15th Jan 2012 at 2:02 PM
Aw, come on, 3rd time I get to say "first", really? Hrm, would have been funnier if it were say, annoying the technophobes, like the description says it might!
Mad Poster
#3 Old 15th Jan 2012 at 2:36 PM
OMG!!!! Hekate, you are just too incredible for words alone!!! This is bloody BRILLIANCE!!!
Mad Poster
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#4 Old 15th Jan 2012 at 5:31 PM
Fantastic work ! Thanks a lot for sharing
Forum Resident
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#5 Old 16th Jan 2012 at 9:37 AM
I love what The Merrye Makers has published so far, many items have high quality and great details. Keep up the incredible works!
Inventor
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#6 Old 16th Jan 2012 at 12:05 PM
Wow... /me speechless
Field Researcher
Original Poster
#7 Old 19th Jan 2012 at 1:13 AM
Verily, we thank thee for most graciously bestowing upon us a picked upload!
Field Researcher
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#8 Old 14th Mar 2014 at 1:11 PM
Beyond awesome!
Lab Assistant
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#9 Old 20th May 2014 at 2:56 PM
awezoome!
Test Subject
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#10 Old 16th Sep 2014 at 5:55 PM
Wonderful idea and amazing job! Very original. Thanks so much
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#11 Old 27th Mar 2015 at 1:53 AM
Thank you!