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late 1630 gown

Added Jul 23, 2014

by Antonia Mandić

Turin, Italy






For last year venice carnevale I wanted a 1600 look so I decided to recreate a gown rom a van dyck’s painting of his wife Mary Ruthven.
It’s a separate skirt and bodice. I used lots of notion like glass stones, false pearls for decoration, and boningto have the right fit.
I used Janet Arnold pattern for the bodice




Garment Type
Cotton, Blends, Satin

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    Jul 25, 2014, 07.06 AMby kihli

    Great dress and photos!

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    Jul 24, 2014, 06.10 PMby jenss-1

    Beautiful costume & the front ‘scallops’ are a nice detail. I’m really impressed that you took on recreating the dress in the painting—great work!

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    Jul 24, 2014, 04.04 PMby slmnstyle

    Wonderful job on your dress! I love all the costumes you and your friends are wearing!

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    Jul 24, 2014, 01.10 PMby verbie88

    Wonderful dress Antonia :) (claps hands) I’d love to try and re-create this pattern once I’ve had abit more sewing practice..

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      Jul 24, 2014, 07.34 PMby Antonia Mandić

      if you need help just ask :D. I love Janet Arnolds work!

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    Jul 24, 2014, 12.24 PMby kat034

    Awesome dress!!! Can’t help but be impressed, you did a terrific job!!!

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    Jul 24, 2014, 07.04 AMby rita61

    Nice !!!!

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    Jul 23, 2014, 03.32 PMby Ellen Hatteland

    I’m really impressed! What a great work!! Fabulous! :)

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