Ransacking a cloak to make a smokkr and kaftan, pillaging a mundane coat for the finishing touches… One of the most satisfying aspects of the SCA (for me at least) is fleshing out the look (and developing the requisite skills … Continue reading
Some Here Be Dragons pictures can be found at: https://www.flickr.com/photos/hodgecola/sets/72157644054154507/ https://www.flickr.com/photos/garsiyya/sets/72157644532331735/ And a little taste!
al-Sayyid Garsiyya, A&S Competition 2007 The pendant on display is in the design of the pendant worn in the below Portrait of a Young Woman which currently hangs in the Metropolitan Museum, New York. It was a common Tudor style … Continue reading
Lady Katherine Percival, A&S competition 2007 The dress is made of a dark blue cotton twill with metallic (silver) with dark blue trim fashioned in the style of tablet weaving. The dress pattern was adapted from my own Anglo-Saxon garb. … Continue reading
General The fashions of the fifteenth century were notable for their extravagance, exaggeration and general splendour. From the middle of the century, styles were heavily influenced by the court fashions of the Burgundian Dukes in France, themselves following Italian fashions. … Continue reading