Friday, February 26, 2021
The Matrix of Recreation
I've spent much of the past few months ruminating about how I can improve the ways I combine my research into the projects I create. It&...
Sunday, November 3, 2019
Creating an Authentic Cotte, Part 7: Sleeves
When it came to creating the sleeve pattern for the cotte, I had the least amount of reliable period information to go on for how to achieve...
Sunday, September 29, 2019
Creating an Authentic Cotte, Part 6: Finishing the Neckline & Side Opening
The addition of a facing to an edge of a garment, either an opening for buttons or around a neckline- is well supported by the London fin...
Sunday, September 8, 2019
Creating an Authentic Cotte, Part 5: Seam Construction
Seam Construction Method When looking through the relevant evidence regarding the joining of two pieces of cloth, it becomes apparent th...
Sunday, September 1, 2019
Creating an Authentic Cotte, Part 4: Layout & Fitting
Lest I start taking myself too seriously. In terms of how the pieces of a garment were created from the cloth in period - whether a pat...
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