WHAT’S THIS, YOU HAVE PLANS AND DEADLINES AND SEWING TIME? time to prioritize! Flat fell and put neckline trim on new Red wool gown (Done by the end of this week). Fix Chain mail (done by the end of this weekend. New fencing shirt (Next week?) New fencing Doublet (Cold day job) Finish Blue kirtle… Continue reading To do for December
I love “how to get dressed in x year” videos. They are fantastic, sometimes (!) accurate and means that I can dress for my future access to a time machine quickly and wear all the correct layers. Anyway, this was going to be a rant about how older clothing is more complex due to shifting… Continue reading Hard truths: All the layers are important.
Just when you think you’re done with the Burgundian shenanigans, they’re back. Hold on to your hoods, this is a long post.
When I made my first period gown, I had no idea what I was doing.
Two years ago, I tried to make a burgundian. It worked… sort of. This year, I made a burgundian. It was FABULOUS.
A lot of times I get asked how to make something and I hate to tell y’all….the Google force is strong with me and I can find anyone a pattern for almost anything. That being said, getting a pattern and reading the pattern are not the same thing. So we’re gonna go through the basics… Continue reading How to get from pattern to thing: the basics
Same thing we do every year, Pinky. Try to take over the world.