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This is the only photo I know of that has me in my big ruff of doom. I understand that folks could see me coming quite a ways away when I walked through our small faire site. It's not a great photo, but it's all I have for now. Hopefully a better photo will show up later.Mon, May 17, 2010 - 5:08 PM permalink - 0 comments
I've not done a lot of creative stuff this winter, having gotten the winter blues (a regular occurrence it seems). But I've been slowly working on my blackwork linen partlet project, and recently took up an online class on the late Elizabethan/Jacobian style of embroidery that is seen in surviving 17th century gloves. You can read about it in my LJ blog, and I've got progress photos in my Facebook album.Sat, March 27, 2010 - 6:23 PM permalink - 0 comments
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Just wanted to wish everyone a Merry Christmas! If you don't celebrate, I hope your holiday season has been wonderful anyway.Thu, December 24, 2009 - 5:12 PM permalink - 1 comment
Just wanted to post a forward from Margo Anderson.Sat, June 13, 2009 - 1:35 PM permalink - 0 comments
By popular request, we are delighted to present our long awaited Tudor Lady's Wardrobe pattern!
This package gives you everything you need to dress the Tudor woman, from undergarments to accessories.
It's not just for the upper class lady: we also provide instructions and pattern pieces for the working class Tudor woman.
• Smock with detachable cuffs, and under partlet
• Kirtle with supportive bodice, ... read more
I finally got photos of me wearing the whole thing yesterday, while at Queen Bess & the Pyrates faire at Sycamore Island (on a very hot day). I blog about the whole thing in my sewing LiveJournal account here: kimikosews.livejournal.com/tag/...+gownSun, May 17, 2009 - 1:02 PM permalink - 2 comments
Photos can be found here: s56.photobucket.com/albums/g...zabethan/
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