Daybreak

My Saturday night outfit for the 2016 Labyrinth of Jareth Masquerade Ball was Daybreak, using my yellow 1910s dress as a base. I lit up the skirt, added a cloak, jewellery and a crown. The cloak is Simplicity 1582, view D, which is actually the same as the older Simplicity 9887. The pattern went together … Continue reading Daybreak

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Viking

In 2014 I joined a Viking reenactment group, and therefore needed a whole new wardrobe.  I started with a basic underdress and apron dress. Both are of linen, because wool is usually too hot for Southern California, and I also did a Jorvik cap of linen. The underdress is a basic style with side gores, … Continue reading Viking