Disclaimer: I was sent a free copy of these books for review purposes. However, all thoughts, opinions, and criticisms are my own. The late 15th century is not my area of expertise even after making a few kirtles that I consider “in the style of”. So when I was asked to review a new series… Read More Book Series Review: Historical Clothing From the Inside Out
16th-Century Handsewn Silk Sleeves This week I finished the silk sleeves, yay! The last few steps ended up being very fiddly, as I needed to change the curve of the underarm section of the armscye and take it in by an inch. The last few steps ended up being very fiddly. I needed to change… Read More WiR: Hand Sewn Silk Sleeves Done!
Family medical things have kept me from sewing but I’ve managed to work a little bit on this, here are some work in progress photos. It still needs some work. The shoulders need to come up about 1/2 an inch to an inch, armscye needs to get cut down, sleeves reset after that, eyelets, hem… Read More Early 14th that turned into 15th Century Kirtle