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Tagged With: Tudor

6 Wives of Henry VIII

So back last fall, Maya, Katie and I (Anne Boleyn, Jane Seymour & Ann of Cleeves) decided we needed to get some people together and go to the Michigan Renaissance Festival as the 6 Wives of Henry VIII. We also decided not to do their portrait dresses, but rather in their individual┬ástyles. Because I seriously … Continue reading »

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Middle Kingdom 12th Night

Saturday was Midrealm 12th Night. I haven’t really been to any SCA functions since my son was born. We used to be pretty active in Cynnabar, but I couldn’t make it work with a baby. Now that C2 is older, I wanted to try taking him to an event. It took longer than anticipated to … Continue reading »

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What to wear?

Today I looked through my garb and found some of the weight I had lost. Not all of it, but a bunch. So no purple dress. Instead I’m going with my effigy stays, ‘bethan chemise, bloomers, linen and wool skirts, pockets, apron, coif and purple wool doublet. I wanted something new, so I thought “partlet”! … Continue reading »

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More teasers

I have almost all of Chris’ Tudor done. I just need to finish pressing and add some hooks and eyes. I included a picture of the book that inspired the look. Let’s see if I can make anything new for me now.

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Happy New Year

Welcome 2014! I spent the night playing board games with our closest friends, which was awesome. We had to call the last game at 1 am before the roads got too bad from snow and drunks. After they left my mind was abuzz with Tudor sewing projects. So I cut out pieces for the Great … Continue reading »

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