Category Archives: black kirtle
De Heere English Lady Gown
De Heere English Lady Gown Read the dress diary Full photo album Concept: A 1570s kirtle and fitted gown copied from Lucas De Heere’s drawing of An English Lady and Young Lady Fabrics: Black wool gabardine (Fashion Fabrics club), green-blue linen (NY Fashion Center), … Continue reading
Not sure if it’s a sneak peek 2 weeks after the event, but wevs:
Sebastopol happened and I had a fantastic time! But since I didn’t take any photos, final pictures will have to wait until my friends post them. Until then, catching up on some of the pictures I took of the intermediate … Continue reading
Kirtle top done!
After finishing the eyelets in the last post, I just needed to whip in the shoulder straps, and the top is done! This is really the hard part of the kirtle, the skirt shouldn’t be too difficult. The good: The … Continue reading
40 hand sewn eyelets, done. Given the spacing, these eyelets will be spiral laced.
Black kirtle patterning
So for all historical clothing, you need to work from the inside out. The support layer of this outfit will be a black wool kirtle. I actually started patterning this 2 months ago, but since I don’t like making patterns, … Continue reading