Now that I’ve got all the photography done, it’s time to pick up where we left off in The Basic … More
For several hundred years, beginning where the High Middle Ages met the Renaissance and continuing through the eve of the … More
This is a soft, unstructured little hat that shows up on and off throughout history (especially when “history” is being portrayed on a stage). It’s easy, it’s fast, and it can be done up entirely on a sewing machine.
This sort of little flat cap, with a proper (stiffened) brim shows up on and off throughout history. It’s easy to put together, and a smarter look than a Biggins for the ren-faire crowd.
The Floppy Gathered Hat is a rather unstructured, lower-class looking hat. There’s nothing pretentious about it, especially when it’s made up in a soft fabric.
For those of you out there who do Rev or Civ war stuff, this might come in handy. It’s basic, … More
This charming little headcovering is a northern version of the Simple Caul, seen in a number of flemish paintings. Like … More
Mme. de Grande Rose (that’s "Lady of Big Pink", for
the non-francophones in the audience) was inspired by one of Boucher’s Mme.
de Pompadour portraits. The portrait was used more as a starting point than
a goal, and the dres…