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Italian Braids and Curls

I have found that for the ‘just stepped out of a painting’ effect, you generally need to address what you are going to do with the top of your head. For many locations and time periods, this means considering what

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Ascension Day Apron

I have noticed several images, mostly late 16th century Italian, showing women wearing some sort of apron-like skirt that goes all the way around their normal dress skirt. I would like to make a specific variation of this garment, but

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Matching Russet Outfits Part 2

Part 2 contains the female half of the outfits, click Part 1 for the male half! Now on to the ladies portion of the russet red wool outfits!  Just as a quick reminder, I am working on a pair of

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Matching Russet Outfits Part 1

Part 1 contains the male half of the outfits, click Part 2 for the female half! We scored some lovely red wool from a local vendor, and had enough to make two outfits out of it. It’s rather thick stuff,

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Italian Jewelry Largesse

So about six months after my entry in the May Crown largesse competition, I entered again into the September Crown one!  As before, the Arts and Sciences competition used the Dirty Dozen Donation Derby format, where you make 12 items, usually

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Italian Partlet

My super awesome friend Temetgen was offered her laurel earlier this summer.  After squeeing, and bugging her for a bit, she agreed to let me help out with some of her outfit for the procession.  Yay!

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Italian Turquoise Dress Update

I recently received a lovely gift from my fiancé: The Clothing of the Renaissance World. This book contains all the images from Cesare Vecellio’s Habiti Anichi et Moderni, the second 1598 edition. I was surprised at how often the artist

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Venetian Dress

The pattern for this was pretty simple, just three lines of a rectangle, plus a concave part at the bottom. There’s quite a bit of wrinkling, but I figured/hoped that once I added the skirt to the bottom of the

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