Category: Tutorial

Thanks to some colored examples of pewterwork I saw at the fantastic Billy and Charlie booth, I have had an interest in trying to color some pewter badges of my own. A few weeks ago, I saw some colorful tubes …

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I made a pair of turnshoes a few years ago as a Christmas present.  I learned a few things (Like a bigger upper is a good idea, you can always cut away the extra if it’s too high), and finally …

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So, I had to do something with all those lamellar pieces I made, right? First I tied rows of it together using some paracord – I think it took about 27 of them to go around my body? Then I tie the …

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I am trying to get into hard suit.  To do this, I need armor!  I happen to have access to the school metal shop, so I figured I can make some of my own stuff.  I decided to get started …

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Or at least, how I did so. I made a black dress that was slightly generic; depending on what I wore with it, it could look middle-class English, Italian, Flemish, and maybe German if I make the right accessories.  An …

How to Sew an Elizabethan Shift Read More »