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

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A friend of mine requested a copy of a coat he already owns.  His coat is similar to the late 14th century Herjolfsnes 63 garment, although with far fewer seams, and simpler sleeve shaping (which is why I am calling it the …

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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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There is something so lovely about shirts, smocks, shifts, camicie, and chemises.  All of those words really just mean ‘shirt’ and refer to the white linen garment worn nearly universally across Europe next to the skin before the 17th century (and …

16th Century Shirt Read More »

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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, …

Matching Russet Outfits Part 1 Read More »

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