On Mon, 31 Jul 2000 07:46:09 -0400 "Mary Osmanski" <osmanskm@...
> ----- Original Message -----
>> Elizabethan Court garb will probably be a wonderful thing to wear
> Coronation this fall, given the persona of the Queen who is to be
Yes, I know, that is why I appear to be making garb for one of her
Have you had an opportunity to meet and speak with HRH
> Isabella of
> York? I believe she is also a professional costumer.
I've hardly had a chance to speak to anyone yet, but I've heard about
her, and look forward to meeting her. And obviously I have to do this
well. I would anyway, just because I have to, but it will be seen by
people who really know what they're looking at!
> > I don't yet have a persona, a period, a
> > country, or anything. >
> Sounds good to me. I have never understood how it happens that
> get told by somebody that they cannot take part in SCA activities
> until they
> have persona and name worked out and clothing made that is of the
> right time
> and place for their persona.
Everyone has been very clear that I don't need any such thing
unless/until I want it. Made a point of telling me a T-tunic was a good
place to start. I was leaning to early Tudor, just because I like a
bodice and skirt, and I'm slightly crazy, and this isn't as hard for me
as it is for most newbies. My chatelaine is trying valiantly to protect
So, can anyone recommend a great source for Elizabethan patterns for men?
I know the Elizabethan Costume page, but it's mostly women's clothing.
Underpinnings, at that. Dress pattern, too, come to think of it?
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