This one is different, I promise. The three ideas behind this blog are:
Pre-zipper fashion techniques – sometimes really pre-zipper. The Egyptians wrapped themselves in transparent linen. How fabulous is that?
But not garb for reenacting – making clothes for today, but taking inspiration from period fashion. I love the layered look of early medieval clothing. Now how do I recreate that without looking like I’m going to a Halloween party?
Pre-zipper fabrics – in other words, natural fabrics. I understand that scientists are hard at work everyday creating undeniably gorgeous synthetic fabrics. I’ll take old-fashioned linen, cotton, wool, and silk.
Now, I'm writing this with my 10-week-old daughter asleep on my stomach (the only place she is willing to sleep during the day), so I know I won't get to post here as much as I would like, but I figure I have to start somewhere. So here we go......