Wednesday, 10 April 2013

Progress on the Tudor Costume

Here are a few photographs of the work I've been doing on the Tudor costume lately...

Pattern for the chemise - the first layer of clothing
Hand sewing the binding on the chemise neckline

Sewing the waistline tabs onto the corset

Eyelets on the corset

Designing the embroidered sleeves
(you can read more about the (super exciting) sleeves
in this post - The Mysterious Sleeves Of George Gower's Paintings)
To learn more about the incredible wall paintings that are inspiring this Tudor costume, you can visit the Much Hadham Forge Museum in Hertfordshire:www.hadhammuseum.org.uk

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