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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User Review  - Rowntree - LibraryThing

An excellent resource for clothing of the high middle ages Many books on medieval clothing are intended for those wishing to build costumes rather than clothing, with information on how to make ... Read full review

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User Review  - noramunro - LibraryThing

I have two quibbles with this book. One is that I would like her to discuss some of her decisions about how certain items are cut (I can see where she got some of them, but I've been working on 15th C ... Read full review

Contents

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8
MAIN GARMENTS
9
Defining the wearer
15
Copyright

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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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