59036Re: [Authentic_SCA] Re: Early Tudor Costume
- Jun 1, 2012I may be disremembering the exact title, but I believe there is a book
out called "The Tudor Tailor" which covers the earlier Henrican stuff.
It got good reviews, as I recall.
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> Both of these sources are perfect for "early Tudor". Much simpler than
> later Tudor. I think a headdress is so important to carry off the
> impression....there are other headdresses besides a gable. A beginner
> might have problems with fitting. The patterns available are of little
> help, getting in some millinery time is useful. The Tudors Apprentice
> has references that are better than most and show how to manage the
> hair that keeps the gable in place. You might get a look at that as a
> From: Isabella D'Angelo <isabelladangelo@...
> To: Authentic_SCA@yahoogroups.com
> Sent: Friday, May 25, 2012 8:26 AM
> Subject: [Authentic_SCA] Re: Early Tudor Costume
> I would suggest the Period Pattern No. 51.
> However,t here are several other patterns out there that are easy to
> tailor or work well as is for the early Tudor dress.
> The website above should help you with documentation. She has provided
> a lot of illuminations and portraits from that era.
> --- In Authentic_SCA@yahoogroups.com
> <mailto:Authentic_SCA%40yahoogroups.com>, "ssd0231" <sstoval3@...> wrote:
> > Hello all,
> > My mother has decided (finally) on a time period unfortunately its
> pretty narrow and not one I'm at all familiar with. Its 1480s-1510s,
> so basically Henry VII's rein. She likes the early style gable hood
> and dress style Elizabeth of York is portrayed in. Can anyone help me
> with documentation? Its not for a competition or anything but I want
> to get it right.
> > Thanks, Sarah
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