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Recreating 16th and 17th Century Clothing: The Renaissance Tailor - " say your waist is 28" and your skirt width is 120". 120 minus 28 = 92. 92 divided by 28 = 3.28. So the space between each pleat needs to be 3.28". This is a lot so you can further divide this by two and space each pleat by 1.64" or 1.5" if you want to round it off. You can then mark the skirt every 1.5" prior to pleating..."

Recreating 16th and 17th Century Clothing: The Renaissance Tailor - " say your waist is 28" and your skirt width is 120". 120 minus 28 = 92. 92 divided by 28 = 3.28. So the space between each pleat needs to be 3.28". This is a lot so you can further divide this by two and space each pleat by 1.64" or 1.5" if you want to round it off. You can then mark the skirt every 1.5" prior to pleating..."

LIV-Megullia Dotata (MEGULLIA Dotata, Roman noblewoman) -- Giovanni Boccaccio (1313-1375), Le Livre des cleres et nobles femmes, v. 1488-1496, Cognac (France), traducteur anonyme. -- Illustrations painted by Robinet Testard -- BnF Français 599 fol.  48

LIV-Megullia Dotata (MEGULLIA Dotata, Roman noblewoman) -- Giovanni Boccaccio Le Livre des cleres et nobles femmes, v. Cognac (France), traducteur anonyme. -- Illustrations painted by Robinet Testard -- BnF Français 599 fol. 48

Cartridge pleating using gingham as guide. I've personally given up on measured pleats for most situations but gingham is a nice easy way to measure.

Cartridge pleating using gingham as guide. I've personally given up on measured pleats for most situations but gingham is a nice easy way to measure.

Renaissance robe Mary Stuart 16ème siècle anglais par AlentradaSHOP

Renaissance dress Mary Stuart 16th century dress English Queen fashion. Royal gown. Historical costume !ONLY TO ORDER

XXXVII-Hélène de Troie, fille de Tyndare et épouse du roi Ménélas (HELEN, wife of King Menelaus) -- Giovanni Boccaccio (1313-1375), Le Livre des cleres et nobles femmes, v. 1488-1496, Cognac (France), traducteur anonyme. -- Illustrations painted by Robinet Testard -- BnF Français 599 fol. 30 -- See also at: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:H%C3%A9l%C3%A8ne_BnF_Fran%C3%A7ais_599_fol._30.jpg

Helen, daughter of Zeus and wife of Menelaus.Français:Hélène, fille de Zeus et femme de Ménélas. Miniature extraite de la collection De mulieribus claris de Boccace. Date XVe-XVIe siècle,Source Bibliothèque nationale de France (BNF).Cote:Français 30

Fin de Costume renaissance italienne des XVe et XVI siècle

Italian Renaissance costume, Juliet dress, romantic gown, made to order

Quoique le brocard ne soit pas un textile de premier choix pour faire du ''médiéval'', l'ensemble est harmonieux

The 'everyday dress' is of a wool/linen weave in a white and green diamond pattern, probably from around 1550

The 'everyday dress' is of a wool/linen weave in a white and green diamond pattern, probably from around 1550

il porte une robe tencel avec de pantaloon beige et des bootes cuir. il tenir mouchoir gris.                                                                                                                                                     Plus

il porte une robe tencel avec de pantaloon beige et des bootes cuir. il tenir mouchoir gris. Plus