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Tudor Gown

Added Dec 30, 2008

by pinprincess

Fort Collins, Co...




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This dress was fashioned in the style of late Tudor or early Elizabethan England era clothing.

Material Notes

dupioni silk, tafetta, cotton calico, canvas, yardstick busk, boning, metallic trims





slight pattern modification, construction and photography by K. M. Carman

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    Jun 13, 2010, 01.05 PMby seussian

    Oh wow! This is lovely. The dress is very well constructed and I’m very jealous of your skills God bless you today, M

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      Jun 14, 2010, 05.58 PMby pinprincess

      Thank you M :) I love some of the trimming details in this pattern- though I wish I’d measured the pattern pieces before cutting and sewing! The arms are a bit on the snug side :P

    • Schwa_large

      Jun 15, 2010, 01.25 PMby seussian

      Snug sleeves or not- it still looks stunning!
      God bless you ,M :)

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    Dec 30, 2008, 05.49 PMby grinchy

    Well done, m’lady! That is marvelous! What pattern did you use?

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    • Crouched_large

      Aug 27, 2009, 06.58 PMby pinprincess

      A discontinued one by Simplicity. They have a new one that looks more period accurate. :) Sorry for the delay in response- totally missed seeing your comment!

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