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Re: [Italian Renaissance Costuming] Question on Florentine Bodice/Sleeves

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  • Antonia di B C
    ... Hear, hear! I ve used this method more than twice. It works qite well in terms of looks, and having some venting that leaves your armpits covered only
    Message 1 of 4 , Jul 10, 2011
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      On 11/07/2011 2:07 AM, Alexandria Doyle wrote:
      > The second is to only sew the top of the sleeve to the bodice. Think
      > of is as between the diamonds on a modern pattern, single diamond in
      > front to double diamond in back, which is where I usually have the
      > side seam starting. There's a facing to the inside of the sleeve to
      > finish raw edges, and the bodice is closed to it's lining, so no raw
      > edges show.
      >
      > With either method this doesn't add "pressure" or stress to the
      > sleeves. with the half attachment you get more range of motion, and
      > it can be cooler as well. I usually wear linen underneath the gown
      > and with the gap in the heavier fashion fabric. It's amazing how a
      > breeze gets in and how cooling that is.

      Hear, hear! I've used this method more than twice. It works qite well
      in terms of looks, and having some venting that leaves your armpits
      covered only with linen makes the whole thing *much* cooler and more
      comfortable.

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      Antonia di Benedetto Calvo
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      Dulce et decorum est pro patria pavlovam coxi.
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