Elizabethanisch

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 […]

Planning

In case you came here looking for the fabric that you can see on the skirt in the portrait: I have made a reproduction of that fabric available here on Spoonflower. And in case you’re generally interested in Tudor / Elizabethan reproduction fabrics, browse my Medieval / Renaissance / Tudor / Elizabethan design collection on […]

Proportions

In case you came here looking for the fabric that you can see on the skirt in the portrait: I have made a reproduction of that fabric available here on Spoonflower. And in case you’re generally interested in Tudor / Elizabethan reproduction fabrics, browse my Medieval / Renaissance / Tudor / Elizabethan design collection on Spoonflower. Then […]

Moretto’s Young woman

Moretto’s image of a young woman, painted c. 1540 Somehow – even if, again, those colors in the gown are so not *my* colors, this dress fascinates me. Hmmm, perhaps I will change the colors if I should ever make it – a slate blue with black or dark blue velvet, perhaps…? See how I […]