Creativity and madness are all apart of the process.
I am setting myself the task of designing and creating 12 Shakespearean characters + Shakespeare himself in the styles they would likely have been first presented wearing between 1595-1607
Research and creation of a couple of hennins as true to period as I could make them.
A doublet and two scrolls.
Armenian needle lace is reputed as having the oldest history of pure lace.
Like most of us in the Hobby of a Thousand Hobbies, I have more irons in the fire than I had time to explain.
These projects have a broad range of historical accuracy but always with the intent to become more knowledgeable and move towards creating items that could have been found in our past.
A selection of 12th century women’s garments including bliauts, a chemise, and other styles of dresses.
Several “mini” projects from 2020 in the realm of hats and accessories to work on my tailoring skills.
In the beginning Well- the beginning of my story anyway, It was not until a little less than 4 years…
Nothing quite makes an outfit complete as having an amazing accessory that makes you feel great. This exhibit features two such accessories – a peacock feather and minivar bycocket, and a honeycomb smocked apron.
A small selection of work I have done in various types, because I’m a squirrel and it’s too fun to stick to one hobby!
My 2020 Scythian clothing project.
Research and Re-creation of a Baltic States mitten based on extant fragments from Estonia.
I am fascinated by the history of fabrics and the stories we tell with clothing. My goal was to research and make two sets of garb that reflect the story of our SCA personas– an Italian merchant widow remarried to a Frenchman from a minor noble family.
Disability in the Middle Ages research and other projects.
Leather is a fantastic and underused material, and I am excited to keep learning about it. I hope other people want to learn about it, too.
Get more leather! Carry around your stuff!
This exhibit includes some finger loop braids, some uses that I have put them to and PDFs with instructions to make them.