Re: [Authentic_SCA] Re: Elizabethan underwear (was Digest Number 712)
- Tee hee. : ) I'm glad to hear you have enough fabric. You might want to
try the side-back-lacing of the Eleanora of Toledo gown. Personally I
never have the lacing for the kirtle and gown in the same place. If it's a
front lacing gown, the kirtle usually laces at the side-back. Good luck
with it. I look forward to the pictures.
Sounds like interesting fabric!
At 07:08 AM 10/31/2001 -0600, you wrote:
>As soon as it's done. Y'see, now I HAVE to follow my instincts, detach the
>underskirt, and make it a kirtle instead. Luckily, I have enough! The
>dress opens in the front, so I think I'll change the bodice pattern to
>lace on one side for the underdress.
>What have you people done to me????????
>The white was an eBay find--5 yards of 92" wide fabric that I got for
>$18.00 total. I have no clue what kind of fabric it is--some sort of
>cotton blend--and it frays like mad, but it's gorgeous.
>I thought about making a complete
> >separate underdress, but I wanted to follow the pattern exactly for the
> >first time, and the underskirt fabric is pretty heavy for an under dress..
>Ah ha! An underdress (kirtle) is definitely the way to go. : ) (Can you
>tell this is one of my hobby-horses? ) Much more correct as well. If you
>have questions, please feel free to email me. : ) It sounds lovely, I love
>moss green...so when do we get to see pictures?