A quick prelude to this narrative before we get too far: I have ADHD. Mostly inattentive type. I am spacey as hell. I have a professional diagnosis. But it’s better if you think of ADHD less as “SQUIRREL” and more of an inability to regulate focus. This means I can be really spacey or I… Continue reading Weekend Project: A Norse Saga.
Caps? Coifs? Hoods? Whatever France, 1490s headwear for the ladies! This is the handout for the class I taught in November. I will say that Madamoiselle Hemiole’s version is my current favorite. But with very small updates, this is the same text that was taught then. Last updated November 10, 2018 – Stellar University of… Continue reading Patterning Late 15th century French Coifs
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.
I made so much stuff. This is belated as heck. The list of things I remember: – Stripey Dress – Smock X 2 – Yellow Linen Coat – Yellow and Black Linen Tudorish gown (90% handsewn) – Teal Linen, short sleeved Cotehardie – Brown wool Cotehardie (80% hand sewn?) – Red Sleeveless Kirtle (80% handsewn)… Continue reading End of the Year Round Up
It only took me 6 months of in court hand sewing, but the partlet is done. I have patterned it out even, like a smart person.
This is my research for Northshield’s Kingdom A&S competition 2017, held March 4th in Hurley, Wisconsin. I entered in the Introductory Division.