Posts Categorized: Red Pisa Gown

The Red Pisa Gown: Skirts

Skirts! Skirts can be what makes or breaks a costume. Too little and it looks odd, too much and you spend hours on end trying to pleat it down to size. As skirts take up the most fabric I decided to cut them first, knowing I could squeeze the bodice and sleeves from the off… Read more »

The Red Pisa Gown

A few years ago, ok actually make that five years ago? A drool worthy book called “Moda a Firenze 1540-1580: Lo stile di Eleonora di Toledo e la sua influenza”, hit the shelves and sent many costumers and researchers into a fit of joyous ecstasy. I was one of them, however I didn’t have the… Read more »