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Some Early Modern Stitching…

On September 12, 2013, Posted by , In 16th century,17th century,Articles,Blog, With 3 Comments

It was long thought that the most common stitch on early modern garments was the running stitch. Recent re-examinations have shown that this is inaccurate. Those who have tried to sew their replica garments using only running stitches will not be surprised. Even if one makes the stitches 2mm to 4mm apart, the running stitch…

Period Tailoring Techniques — making a doublet interior — Part III

Recently I made myself a woman’s doublet based on an extant doublet from the early 17th century. Today I’d like to share with you the period tailoring techniques I employed.

Period Tailoring Techniques — making a doublet interior — Part II

Recently I made myself a woman’s doublet based on an extant doublet from the early 17th century. Today I’d like to share with you the period tailoring techniques I employed.

Period Tailoring Techniques — making a doublet interior — Part I

Tailoring how-tos for how to make a 16th century doublet, from the inside out.

Dressing Ye Part — Part Eight

Being a Treatise on the Clothing Befitting a shop Proprietess in the late 16th and 17th centuries. We’re up to fittings

Dressing Ye Part — Part Seven

Being a Treatise on the Clothing Befitting a shop Proprietess in the late 16th and 17th centuries. There’s doublet construction happening.

Dressing Ye Part — Part Six

Being a Treatise on the Clothing Befitting a shop Proprietess in the late 16th and 17th centuries. Kass makes a lovely Jacobean jacket from RH201

Dressing Ye Part — Part Five

Being a Treatise on the Clothing Befitting a shop Proprietess in the late 16th and 17th centuries. In this episode our heroine makes a soft ruff.

Dressing Ye Part — Part Four

Being a Treatise on the Clothing Befitting a shop Proprietess in the late 16th and 17th centuries. We’re up to attaching the bodice to the skirt.

Dressing Ye Part — Part Three

Being a Treatise on the Clothing Befitting a shop Proprietess in the late 16th and 17th centuries. Lets make some skirt!