Continuing my habit of making surprise costumes for friends, I bought the fabric for this elven gown a month after I got married in 2014. It was listed as “Twilight Navy Crinkle Velvet” a name that can’t get more elven.… Read More Return to Middle Earth: An Elven Gown of Twilight Velvet
Lots of hand sewing this week, I’ve gotten very good at pad-stitching. So far I’ve done the layered interlining of a jerkin and I’m almost done pad-stitching the same for the Saxon Gown bodice.
I have a confession to make, I am not a huge fan of pink. It is a fine color and I can wear it without looking ill but in my day-to-day life it is rather absent. Yet a great deal of my costumes and historical clothing however are pink. I didn’t really notice it at… Read More Time for a Crash Course in 1560s Nuremberg Fashion