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by Vrouwe Morrigan
Mon Dec 05, 2011 11:04 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Elizabethan ruff suppliers UK?
Replies: 10
Views: 4960

Re: Elizabethan ruff suppliers UK?

maybe you find what your looking for at www.renaissancetailor.com. Don't know if their in the UK but they have beautiful ruffs.
by Vrouwe Morrigan
Wed Nov 23, 2011 11:23 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Medieval gown Midwinterfair
Replies: 4
Views: 3471

Re: Medieval gown Midwinterfair

Sophia wrote:Excellent work - I particularly like the piecing on the gown skirt. :D
I had to, because the fabric was not width enough. I know its period appropriate. I think the width of the skirt is about 6 or 7 metres. It takes a hell of a time to do the seams.
By the way its all hand sewn.
by Vrouwe Morrigan
Sun Nov 20, 2011 4:49 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Medieval gown Midwinterfair
Replies: 4
Views: 3471

Medieval gown Midwinterfair

This is my outfit to the Midwinterfair of The Archeon in the Netherlands( 10-11 dec). I made a gown based on a painting from Rogier van der Weyden ( Magdalene reading). The kirtle is a linen and cotton fabric, the gown is wool with a fake lambsfur. The only thing I have to change is the belt, in the...
by Vrouwe Morrigan
Sun Oct 02, 2011 10:22 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: machine vs hand sewing
Replies: 14
Views: 3363

Re: machine vs hand sewing

I'm just the opposite, I almost never use my machine, I don't know why I even bothered to buy one. I like handsewing it gets neater and as you pointed out already you can watch TV when working in your project. So almost all my stuff is handsewn. As I also have a daytime job the only time I can work ...
by Vrouwe Morrigan
Fri Sep 30, 2011 8:46 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Dress Pattern Suggestions?
Replies: 17
Views: 5488

Re: Dress Pattern Suggestions?

it very much looks like an undergown I made last year. I used a pattern from 'Rocking Hors Farm", #140 sideless gowns. It gives you the patterns for the gowns and the underdress. You can also look at a pattern from 'Reconstruction History'( RH 002) Thats a 15th century Womans Kirtle.