Re: [Authentic_SCA] Re: 18th c and curtains
- Jehanne wrote:
>Vittoria, have you seen this? Kass put up some step-by-step picturesYes, I've seen it, thanks! I was drooling over the awesome 17th-18thc.
>of an 18th century dress she did. Might give you some ideas. She
>drapes and fits on a duct tape dress dummy over her corset. Then
>again, she's one of those insane people who can just drape and cut by
stuff on Kass' website just last weekend, and that is in fact what got me
thinking about making something Baroque. I was totally impressed...I think
I even want to try quilting a petticoat :-)
>Vittoria, check out Nora Waugh's "The Cut of Women's Clothes." You should beThank you! I think our library might have a copy - I'll keep an eye out
>able to find a decent pattern diagram in there.
off to get ready for a Halloween party...
"I shall find antiquity a rewarding study, if only because, while I am
absorbed in it, I shall be able to turn my eyes from the troubles which
have for so long tormented the modern world..."
-- Livy, "History of Rome"