2142Re: loose gown/coat thingy
- Oct 5, 2004Hi Yseult and Dianora,
this might help in your quest, I added some extra bits today
especially to help address this enquiry. I love primary
documentation, don't you?!?!?!?!?! I havn't finished this page yet.
That will have to wait untill exams are finsihed with University in
about 5 weeks.
When I am finished at uni for the year look out. Under and over wear
gallore.... heheheheh And maybe having a go at taking some of my
dresses in. I never thought I'd be anoyed at loosing weight.
> Perhaps then this will help:
> At the end of your original post, you asked for ideas on
> something similar [to a coat or a loose gown worn over theFlorentine
> or Venetian gown.] The Turkish coat having been worn in Venice,and
> being similar in shape (pretty much an A-line) to the loose gown,it
> didn't seem too much a stretch to me to begin with MistressOonagh's
> instructions for her Turkish coat and work that garment's designhas
> around to a loose gown.
> I apologize for having interpreted 'something similar' so broadly.
> But at her site, for which I've given a link, above, Kass McGann
> the pattern envelope illustrations for her historical clothingthink
> patterns; one of them---I think it's the third from the top as you
> scroll down---shows the *back* of a loose gown.
> These, however, are English, I'm pretty sure.
> Will they be close enough for your purposes? :)
> --- In Italian_Rennaissance_Costuming@yahoogroups.com, "sahrye256"
> <sahryec@h...> wrote:
> > Mistress Oonagh did a wonderful job with her turkish coat. I
> > that what I'm looking at is different and perhaps more commonthan
> aItalian_Rennaissance_Costuming@yahoogroups.com, "borderlands15213"
> > turkish coat would have been. It seems to me to be similar to
> > garments of the time.
> > Dianora
> > --- In
> > <borderlands15213@y...> wrote:bottom
> > > Look on this page of Mistress Oonagh's site; scroll to the
> > of
> > > the page for links to patterns, how-to, documentation.
> > > http://oonagh.actewagl.net.au/turkish_coat_for_venice.htm
> > >
> > > Yseult
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