Monthly Archives: June 2014

Blog maintenance: documentation is visible again

(Swaps from sottana to t-shirt and puts on computer-nerd hat) After receiving a request via blog comment asking for my documentation for one of my projects, I went “hmmm” and looked around. Turns out my documentation had disappeared! The Javascript … Continue reading

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The “Elizabethan Seam” and outer garments

Twice in the last week, I’ve seen a link to Mistress Isobel’s “The Elizabethan Seam” with the question “well, yes, we’ve all seen this in smocks and shirts, but is there any extant example that isn’t a smock or a shirt?” … Continue reading

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Italian Renaissance Costuming Challenge and pattern mucking

The 4th annual Italian Renaissance Costuming Challenge, by Realm of Venus, has begun. On the spur of the moment, I decided to enter. The challenge is to make a 4-layer Italian Renaissance outfit in 4 months, starting June 1, ending … Continue reading

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