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14th Century Purse for Cynthia Ann of Silver Lakes

This purse is a 14th century purse for Cynthia Ann of Silver Lakes.

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Notes from Introduction to 14th Century Clothing

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Class Notes for Anglo-Saxon (“Early English”) Embroidery, September 19, 2021

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Class Notes for “Women’s Cranach Hat Options Explained”

This file contains the class notes for “Women’s Cranach Hat Options Explained” taught at University of Atlantia, February 13, 2021.

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Class Notes for The Anatomy of a Cranach Princess Dress

This handout is for the “The Anatomy of a Cranach Princess Dress” class taught at the University of Atlantia held on Feb. 13. 2021.

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Baroness Karin Taylor de Cameron’s Investiture Dress and Landsknecht Shorts

After taking a break for nearly a year, I came back to sewing with a vengeance. When Karin was selected to be the Baroness, I offered to make her investiture dress. I spent about 50 hours on the design, construction, … Continue reading

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Pennsic Recap

Let’s address the big sweaty elephant in the room first. The weather was sub-optimal. I’ve been at hot Pennsics before but I’ve never been to one that was hot and humid. (Someone cheekily described this year as Permadamp Pennsic.) I … Continue reading

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Baronial Birthday Hat Class and Largesse

Yesterday was Stierbach Baronial Birthday. It was a glorious day. Lots of A&S and Archery to be had. I taught a Tudor Bonnet Hat Class. Below is a photo of one of my students.             … Continue reading

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Service Project for June – Largesse for Baronial Birthday

Today I’m working on silk purses for largesse for Baronial Birthday.

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New Landsknecht Hosen

I made a pair of Landsknecht hosen today to wear on the archery field instead of having to wear a dress. I used Genoveva von Lübeck‘s directions. I used fustian for the unterhosen and fulled wool for the outside. The … Continue reading

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