Mary Stuart White

Planning

Embroidery The planning on this gown started with the programming of the embroidery. This is how the embroidery looked in the preview of my embroidery programming software compared to the embroidery on the original bodice. Here’s a close-up of the bodice without any markings: I am planning on doing the embroidery with ivory and silver […]

Mary Stuart

Mary Stuart’s cream gown This life size portrait of Mary Stuart, painted by an unknown and probably German artist and dated to the early 17th century, is hanging in Hamburg’s Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe; the photo was – together with several detail shots – taken by me. I fell in love with the gown […]