The Medieval Tailor's Assistant: Making Common Garments, 1200-1500

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Costume & Fashion Press, 2001 - Crafts & Hobbies - 224 pages
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From establishing the date for your outfit, defining the wearer, and selecting garments, to measurements, patterns, materials, and methods of construction, for braies, shirts and smocks, cotes, kirtles, doublets, hose, surcotes, cotehardies, gowns, overkirtles, cloaks, children's clothing, head-wear, and on to accessories, this is the perfect costumer's resource all in one volume. There are more than 400 line drawings, including 121 patterns. Book jacket.

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Fantastisk bok med enkla och tydliga mönster som gjorts av någon med kunskap om historiska dräkter.

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An excellent guide for planning and construction. I started out with the original edition from the library but recently purchased the new edition for myself, and I greatly appreciate the inclusion of ... Read full review


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Sarah Thursfield has been supplying clothing for re-enactment for many years. A professional craftsman and an amateur historian, she uses archaeological and historical sources to reconstruct clothing technology from

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