Category Archives: German

April 2016 Service Projects (Part 1) – Buttons and Teaching, Oh My!

Because of my job, I don’t have the bandwidth to organize activities anymore because I can be summoned at a moment’s notice to work on the weekend. So, most of my service work is done by teaching or making largesse … Continue reading

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Fall Coronation 2015 Dress in Progress

I am making a dress based on a Freydal woodcut from 16th century Germany.

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Queen Esa’s Goller / Mariss Ghijs’s Embroidery

This is a German goller made by me. The embroidery was done by Mariss Ghijs. The yellow wool was dyed by Baroness Kaleeb the Green-Eyed.

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Compleat Anachronist off to the printers!

The “Compleat Anachronist 168: German Peasant Garb 1510-1540” written by yours truly will ship in early July.

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Tempore Atlantia Winner :-)

I just heard that I won the Tempore Atlantia Competition at Atlantian 12th Night. Woo-Hoo! Thanks to Baroness Esperanza of Stierbach who brought down my German Landsknecht jacket and put it into the competition for me. Photos to follow…

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My 12th Night Dress for 2015

Here’s my 12th Night dress and the inspiration image. I talk about this dress (and the sleeves) here: https://amiesparrow.wordpress.com/dress-diaries-2/16th-century-cranach-princess-dress/

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Holiday Faire Attire

Here’s my latest project. Landsknecht early 16th century. I have to remake the purse and re-photograph the dress.

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New Arts & Sciences posts in honor of Pennsic A&S Display today

As promised, I have updated my blog/website with new A&S posts in honor of the yearly Pennsic A&S display which I am missing this year: – Under “Jamestown ‘Jane’ coif,” I posted the documentation I wrote for the Smithsonian for … Continue reading

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Taught early 16th century German garb in Isenfir

The German Garb class down in Isenfir was a great success today. It was my first time teaching German garb to a large number of folks (maybe 15?) for as long as I wanted. I think I have some converts … Continue reading

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Working on this headgear

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