I finished my English fitted gown and it now has its own section in the costume gallery. There is no dress diary this time as it was a stop and go project that I worked on when I had time. I am working on adding other costumes to the gallery as well, it is just… Read more »
Posts By: Centuries Sewing
A few years ago I had a chance to go to the Ringling Museum in Sarasota, Florida. Amidst the Baroque art, circus memories, and lush grounds there was a small collection of miniatures that caught my eye. At first glance I thought “Pift, I’ve seen Hillard’s work no one can compare.” Then I looked closer… Read more »
I finally finished off my wool kirtle, which started out as the Lady with a Unicorn dress. It slowly evolved into something a bit different thanks to some mishaps with the pattern layout I was using and some over enthusiastic scissors. I am wearing it over my Tudor shift as I have yet to make… Read more »
Proof I’ve been sewing and not trying to hibernate through the winter!
The question is, what should I line the overgown with? I was thinking silver but this far have yet to find anything that isn’t too shiny.