It’s done, it’s done! I finished the full Elizabethan ensemble (it does need some ruffs but that is for another day) for my friend’s birthday/Gift-mas/every other holiday in the world for the next 300 years. I am now going to sleep the sleep of the dead. So starting with the bottom layers: Linen/cotton blend shirt with reinforced… Read More Fitted English Gown, Green Kirtle, Linen/Cotton Shirt, and Wool Petticoat Done.
This is a budget kirtle (total cost for materials maybe 30 bucks?) made for a friend who lives several states away. I had a chance to do one unplanned fitting on her of a mock-up from old measurements, I pinned the heck out of it, scribbled a few notes, and took it away with… Read More The Cranberry Test Kirtle