Here is a run down of all the layers. Cotton/linen smock: Machine sewn with hand finished seams and hems. Cuffs: Machine “blackwork” with silk thread, hand hemmed, they lace on to the smock cuffs with fingerloop braid so I can change them out as needed and wash them separately. Rust red petticoat: Same one I… Read More Green Tudor/Henrician Gown Finished!
I’ve been a bit neglectful of posting since I was down to the wire with the Green Tudor Gown. It is and it had its first outing, but I don’t have pictures yet. I have a list of excuses but first and foremost the temperature has shot up into the mid 80’s. For Florida which is… Read More Green Tudor is Done, Baby Steps with Pattern Grading.
In the past 2 weeks I have sew/reconstructed/finished the following: One cotton/linen shift, machine sewn, seams whip stitched down by hand, hand made eyelets and hand finger looped lacing cords. Took in my farthingale and reboned it with steel wire. Made a coif with pleated “crispin”. Patterned and made the Green Tudor stomacher/plackard. Patterned… Read More In the past 2 weeks..