By Sarah Thursfield
A complete consultant to creating interval outfits for re-enactment, dwelling historical past or theatre. From constructing the date of your outfit, defining the wearer and choosing clothing, to measurements, styles, fabrics, and strategies of development, you could notice tips to make braies, shirts and smocks, cotes, kirtles, doublets, hose, surcotes, cotehardies, robes, overkirtles, cloaks, children's garments, quite a few head-wear and accessories.There are over four hundred line illustrations, together with 121 styles, in addition to historic illustrations and pictures. A finished consultant for somebody wishing to breed old costume, for re-enactment, dwelling historical past screens, drama or own use. the clothes are awarded with short notes on their historic historical past in 3 major layers, lingerie, major clothing and outer clothing for males, ladies and children.There is a piece on 'How to exploit the book' with specified directions on thoughts, making plans and fabrics. beautifully illustrated with over four hundred line illustrations and 121 styles. Sarah Thursfield is an skilled cutter and fashion designer with a different curiosity in medieval dress.