RE: [Italian Renaissance Costuming] Need help with design of first gown
In this one I would agree that the lower sleeve part is connected to the
I do not see cartridge pleating I see gathers.
Here are what I base the false fore-sleeve on
I don't think I agree with you about the black lower sleeves. To me they
are "replaceable" but not necessarily "removable". If you look at the
right sleeve, her upper poofy sleeve is cartridge pleated onto the lower
Also, when I make these types of sleeves, I use a simple sleeve base and
sew everything onto it so that the poofs stay in place. So the sleeve
would actually be one whole piece.