Tag: Low Countries

Good Morning everyone!  Today’s post is about how to make a simple pair of joined hose!

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This outfit is based on the information gathering I did for the Antwerp Women’s Dress post.  My dress is a little on the later end with it’s conical stiff bodice shape, so I’d put the date around 1575. This post is really low on dress-diary content, as …

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One of my fab friends, Jenny, does traditional printing of all sorts, along with book making and pewter work.  Check out her Etsy shop if you have a second: Notta Pixie Press.  She has been helping me learn a new thing: …

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From about 1550 to 1570, Pieter Aertsen and Joachim Beuckelaer made a wonderful number of paintings depicting working class folk, selling in the market, working on the docks, and hanging out in their homes.  Though they did travel around a …

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Whenever I am thinking of making a new dress, my first step is always to search out as many similar dresses as I can and study them. I look for things that are universal or common to most of the …

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