This is a new linen filet, the first time I’ve made a curved shape. I have a band underneath it and a colored hairnet. BTW, the t-shirt is not exactly 13th century. Nor is the shower curtain.
Sat., 7/1/17 I’ve planned a from-the-skin-out (mostly) outfit for Caid’s 12th Night. For my SCA readers, which are probably most of you: I’m a Laurel but not THAT kind of Laurel — I’m not a sewing Laurel. Shoot, I’m lucky if I get my hem straight. So here is my message: if I can do… Continue Reading Dress Diary 13th Century Outfit
This is a picture of me wearing full Normans at a recent event in Caid, the Black Rose Ball. I was sad that I forgot my wimple but I LOVE the mantle. Ermine! (OK, faux ermine, but ermine nevertheless!)
I finally worked my way through my linen stash, so before I buy more I promised myself that I’d use up my wool stash. I love warm clothes and winter time, so this is good — IF CAID ACTUALLY GETS COLD THIS YEAR. Ahem. Sorry for yelling. Does anyone else look longingly at their warm… Continue Reading Please Get Cold This Year
Costuming is NOT my art. When I give myself time I can turn out some nice clothes, but because I’m bored I don’t give it the time it needs. And then I’m always thinking about what doesn’t fit quite right, and how I would do it differently, and how I’ve worn this dress into the… Continue Reading Garb, sigh