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Analysis

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 […]

Hardwick portrait gown

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 […]

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 […]

Moulin Blue gown

Since I always liked this gown from Moulin Rouge: Screen Cap from Moulin Rouge – just not the color, because red makes me look as if I have been dead several decades, I at first didn’t want to make it for myself. That was until I found a nice looking acetate satin in slate blue with a black woven […]

Skirt

The skirt of the Moulin Rouge gown has something special and tells us something about the fabric used: As we can see here, there is a ‚bustle‘ at the backside resembling a butterfly. If we take a very close look, the underside of that butterfly bustle is black with a very narrow red hemming. This […]

Finished gown

Navigation for this part of the page: And here are the first pictures of the finished gown on the dressmaking mannequin… …and here’s the one single picture I so far have of myself wearing it 😉 The change between the above shown dress mannequin pictures and this one is that I re-arranged the ladder lacing […]