Bath Museum of Fashion, late 16th century jacket - inset gusset of plain linen under arm. (c) Fashion Museum, Bath & NE Somerset
A "Threaded Bliss" Tutorial
Reproducing the Costume Close-up Jacket, 1775-1785: A Step-by-Step Guide Part Three In the first installment of this tutorial, we covered fabric selection, enlarging the book pattern, and completing the sleeves. The second installment looked at assembling the bodice pieces and finishing the front, back neckline, and bottom edges of the jacket. This final installment concludes by focusing on all of the details you need to complete your jacket project, as well as your outfit as a whole…
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Green Waistcot and Red Petticoat, c. 1600
Green Waistcoat and Red Petticoat, c. 1600 I'd like to do one of these on my murrey jacobean print.
Blackwork at Fashion Museum, Bath
Yesterday, Friday 27 July, I spent an extremely interesting afternoon at the Fashion Museum in Bath. Several weeks ago I emailed Elaine Uttley to book an appointment and Elaine kindly got two ladies bodices out and a gentleman’s shirt for me to look at. The aim of my visit was to look at blackwork and I must say I was enthralled by what I was shown. It is only when you get the magnifying glass out that you can see the detail of the extremely fine work. I am calling one bodice a Star bodice…
Jacket | British | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Date: ca. 1616. Culture: British. Medium: linen, silk, metal. Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1923. Accession Number: 23.170.1. ...
New 16th Century Garb
First, the polonaise is still coming along, I have gotten to the tedious slow part of sewing in the boning to the bodice and then I will finish the back with a couple bows, once that is completed I will post pictures. I took my time on the project and enjoyed it greatly I had no event in mind to wear it to so it has been my "go-to" project. I will most likely wear it to the Old Sacramento Easter Bonnet Promenade this upcoming April. Of course that means I need a truly fantastic hat to go…