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A few things I’ve learned about making garb for my daughter…..

1)      Don’t stop for new projects because she won’t stop growing while you work on other things 2)      If you do put it aside don’t hide it in a box where you won’t remember it until after she is a … Continue reading

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Mischief Managed

This past weekend I went to the Fingerlakes Fiber Arts Festival with Muirenn and two other friends.  We did our best to keep each other out of too much trouble.  I’m not sure we succeeded though.  In addition to a … Continue reading

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12th Night Gown- I have a plan!

Well, its not so much of a plan as a list of steps.  I’m still working on hand sewing E’s 12th night undergown from the last post.  I really do not like the look of the whip stitched seams so … Continue reading

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12th Night/Artisan’s Challenge, Display and Workshop

A while ago I issued a challenge for a local event entitled The Artisan’s Challenge, Display and Workshop on November 6th.  The challenge I issued was to make period court wear for a child/young adult under the age of 16.  … Continue reading

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I want a princess hat Mommy!

My daughter’s announcement did not fall upon deaf ears.  My thoughts were (in rapid succession): well a butterfly Burgundian Hennin would be cute on you, I do have buckram to make it, it would match your dad’s Rene de Anjou’s-try-to-be … Continue reading

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Right now she loves me

My daughter is only about 5 years old and right now she loves me.  I can make her as many princess gowns as she wants (medieval cotehardies and undergowns) and hats (medieval hoods and coifs) and she always is grateful.  … Continue reading

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