Monday, July 1, 2013

Blue pointed bodice dress

Finally, here is a picture of the blue dress that I finished back in April. This is a picture of me, running late and about to rush off to an event. My lacing is askew, my partlet and girdle are not sitting right, my skirt is twisted- pictures like these make me consider never eating anything but cabbage water or getting in front of a camera again! There were lots of 'wardrobe malfunctions' while I was getting ready for the event, including my partlet ties pulling through and my farthingale being too big since I last wore it. Hence no farthingale.

The white tie-on sleeves and Elizabethan hood and caul were new for the event, and the girdle was made as part of the Italian Renaissance Costuming Challenge III.


  1. You look wonderful! The color is just right for you and I love all your jewels. I like the slight messiness, in fact. It makes your gown look like genuine clothes rather than a "costume." You did a great job. :)

  2. Thank you so much. That means a lot to me, coming from you - love your work :-)