16th Century, Antwerpen

Rust Antwerpen Market Gown

Rust linen Antwerpen gown started May 16, 2018. First wearing May 27, 2018. In October 2019 I removed the yellow fake kirtle bodice and added rings inside the waist band so that the center front of the gown can stay up.  I need a new dress. Well a whole new wardrobe, but one thing at a time. Last year I…

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16th Century, Antwerpen

Antwerpen gown epiphany

I’ve had this thing that I’ve been kicking around for a while. I’m working on my Antwerpen gown and I’ve been kind of stuck trying to figure out what was going on with the front of the dress under the laces. This is the same thing that puzzled me when I made Cranach/Saxony style dresses(here and here). There’s {something} under…

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Antwerpen

Red Wool Antwerpen Jacket

Red wool antwerpen jacket started March 6, 2018. Not yet finished. “My hand to God, I will never be cold again.” – Me at my last camping event (and frankly a bunch before that but this time I really mean it). So ok. I camp. I get cold. It’s a normal consequence of staying up late in the night when…

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16th Century

Early tudor smock

I need a new smock. Something appropriate to the dress styles I want to recreate from 1485-1515. I skimmed the books I have available and found that I really like the square-necked smock showing in The Queen’s Servant’s (p. 36). It turns out that this is also the same style as a smock shown in Patterns of Fashion 4 (item…

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Waffenrock

Erik’s Waffenrock

Planning began December 9, 2014. Outfit first worn January 3, 2015. Summary While working on the outfits for Coenwulf, Katla and Kolskegg I was repeatedly struck by how very cute it would be if I dressed my son, Erik (13 months), in a waffenrock. Especially if he were walking. As fate would have it, Erik started walking about 3 days…

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Waffenrock

Coenwulf’s Waffenrock

Planning began December 2012. Oufit finished November 22, 2014. Summary A while ago Coenwulf traded me a Kitchen Aid mixer for a waffenrock. For many different valid and invalid reasons this has taken a lot longer than expected. Many thanks to Coenwulf for his patience. The body of the waffenrock will be modeled after the “Hauptman” image using black wool…

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16th Century

Katla’s Ärmelrock (sleeved dress)

Work began August 2014. Outfits first worn November 22, 2014. Summary Kolskegg and Katla, the current Prince and Princess of the Mists, asked me to do their stepping down outfits. My work for her outfit consists of an Ärmelrock (sleeved dress). The dress will be green wool with black wool slashed guards with white linen showing in the slashes. The…

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16th Century, Waffenrock

Kolskegg’s Outfit

Work began August 2014. Outfits first worn November 22, 2014. Summary Kolskegg and Katla, the current Prince and Princess of the Mists, asked me to do their stepping down outfits. My work for his outfit consists of a high collared hemd (white linen), knee length hosen (orange linen), waffenrock (black wool with green wool guards), and fancy fake-wam sleeves (strappy…

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