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Made By A Fabricista: Youtube Edition - Marty

Hello everyone. This is a project in the making and honestly, one I am very excited about. I had the idea to play with 14th-century clothing a bit more and this is... well the beginning. 

A lot of research goes into building a historical wardrobe, and by this point in two decades of sewing, I feel like a lot of it comes naturally to me. Especially as I have focused primarily on big historical builds a lot in the past few years.

For this project specifically I looked at the work of the Limbourg brothers. Specifically their Book of Hours. I chose one specific artist(s) because I wanted to be able to learn how they depicted their allegorical figures. Or the people that furthered the story. This can help sort what would have been worn in history, vs, what is artistic license. And while I'm not doing any sort of design that would be considered allegorical (yet) it is nice to have a foundation to work from.

As usual with my projects, this one got a little away from me. But for good reason. I ended up having an unexpected move in the middle of everything. But this will not prevent me from creating the project that I want! We'll just do it a little slower than originally planned.

But, never fear, because I plan on taking all of you along on this three-garment/part journey to my dream 14th-century outfit. Be sure to watch the video to see all of my normal chaos and hear about my plans moving forward. Next time we'll adventure to the overdress.

Until then, pray that I can find the remaining purple fabric so I can finish this dress...

MARTY  @scrappypatterns

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