Since getting The Queen’s Servant’s I’ve been coveting the pointed hood with a sort of fiendish glee, it also might be an under layer to the strange headdress in Holbein the Younger’s drawing. A month ago I scaled up the pattern and made a mock-up. It was huge, it devoured my head. I have a normal… Read More The Queen’s Servants Pointed Hood, or my Induction into a Secret Gnome Society.
About three or four years ago I was gifted 6 yards of grey uncut corduroy for Christmas. I had intended to use it for a Spanish gown but the fabric lurked on my shelf untouched. After the Tudor Tailor came out I started to eye the yardage with a bit more interest When I finally took it… Read More Grey Henrician/Tudor “Mockado” Gown and Gable Hood finished
Buckram, wire, fluff, linen and lots of hand sewing. It is not done yet, but getting there!