I try to post my projects in an easy to read, dress diary type format. When I first started learning to sew historical outfits, I found dress diaries to be the most helpful learning tools. I want to contribute my projects in the hopes that they will prove just as useful for others.
I have enlarged small-scale patterns from books many different ways, the method often depending on both the specific pattern and what resources I have available to me at the time. I’ve hand drawn a pattern on large sheets of paper, I’ve used projectors to scale things up so I can trace them, and today I’ll show you how to print a pattern on a standard printer.
Based on the 14th-century brass effigies, particularly the beautiful heraldic ones, I have sewn a colorful gown! This is an extra long video, hope you enjoy!
We have your bottom half covered with the hose, but what about your top half? You’ll need a shirt and over tunic!
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Testy test. I dunno…. start at 1200 maybe? Then 1250? Or is that too big of a space? I guess 1300’s now. And maybe
Good Morning everyone! Today’s post is about how to make a simple pair of joined hose!
Wanna make stockings for your sexy 14-16th century kit? Wanna be lazy and not have to draft or drape them? YEAH, ME TOO! So join me and wrap your legs in duct-tape, it’s the best!
I recently found and marathoned through the fabulous Amazon show ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’! Its a funny show, with lots of beautiful costuming, set in 1957ish. The main character in particular has some amazing dresses.
Earlier this year, our local medieval dress up group was going to hold a big event at a new site, and their logo is a flying horseshoe. Unfortunately, we were not able to hold the event this year due to…
New dress and new video! If you don’t have time/sound for a video right now, here’s the transcript!
I joined the Order of the Laurel this past May, and made a new 1590’s Venetian dress for the occasion!