Category Archives: Parlet/coverciere

Coverciere/partlet nearly done

I worked steadily on my new partlet yesterday for around 6-7 hours, I am really slow at hand sewing but it’s coming along! Just need to finish sewing on the edge trim and finish the construction work and she’s done! … Continue reading

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Getting back into the groove,,,new partlet started

Well yesterday I must have snapped back into my creative groove big time, I decided about 2pm yesterday that my new outfit will need a new partlet. So I dived into pinterest, as you do, and chose a style, OK … Continue reading

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Italian renaissance Costume Challenge 2015- Full Final write up

Layer 1: Chemise My chemise was loosely based on an extant example found in Museo del Prato , which is described as “suitable for wearing with a squared necked petticoat.” The design is one I have used previously based on … Continue reading

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It’s been so long, but I am back! IRCC5!

I have been so naughty not posting on here as I should be, But you know, life gets busy. I have been sewing, quite a lot actually. I have entered the IRCC for a 5th year in a row. I … Continue reading

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The lace partlet. Not nearly so difficult.

I have had this lovely piece of about 6″ wide cream lace that has been carefully stashed away for about a year or so.  I have been wanting to take this straight piece of lace and shape it into a … Continue reading

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