The Tudor Tailor

Reconstructing 16th-century Dress
Author: Ninya Mikhaila,Jane Malcolm-Davies
Publisher: Costume & Fashion Press
ISBN: 9780896762558
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 160
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Essential source book for reconstructing clothing 1509 to 1603.

The Tudor Child

Clothing and Culture 1485 to 1625
Author: Jane Huggett,Ninya Mikhaila
Publisher: Costume & Fashion Press
ISBN: 9780896762671
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 160
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This book provides a social history of babies and children from the late fifteenth century to the Jacobean era. The book offers fascinating insights into the conventions of children's dress, including swaddling infants, boys in skirts and stiffened bodices for young girls.

Creating Historical Clothes

Pattern Cutting from Tudor to Victorian Times
Author: Elizabeth Friendship
Publisher: Costume & Fashion Press
ISBN: 9780896762855
Category: Art
Page: 224
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Subtitle on cover: Pattern cutting from the 16th to the 19th centuries.

Tudor Fashion


Author: Eleri Lynn
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 0300228279
Category: Clothing and dress
Page: 208
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Introduction -- The Tudor wardrobe -- Power and meaning : royal dress -- Dressed for court : courtiers, officials and servants -- Grooming and laundry -- The great wardrobe -- The legacy of tudor dress

Tudor Costume and Fashion


Author: Herbert Norris
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486141519
Category: Antiques & Collectibles
Page: 920
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Monumental study of English fashions from 1485 through 1603 surveys clothing worn by all classes and includes headgear, hairstyles, jewelry, collars, footwear, and other accessories. 1,000 black-and-white figures. 24 halftones. 22 color plates.

Historic Costumes and How to Make Them


Author: Mary Fernald,Eileen Shenton
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486449068
Category: Design
Page: 159
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Practical, informative guidebook shows how to create everything from short tunics worn by Saxon men in the fifth century to a lady's bustle dress of the late 1800s. 81 illustrations.

The First Book of Fashion

The Book of Clothes of Matthaeus and Veit Konrad Schwarz of Augsburg
Author: Ulinka Rublack,Maria Hayward,Jenny Tiramani
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1474249906
Category: Art
Page: 432
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This captivating book reproduces arguably the most extraordinary primary source documents in fashion history. Providing a revealing window onto the Renaissance, they chronicle how style-conscious accountant Matthäus Schwarz and his son Veit Konrad experienced life through clothes, and climbed the social ladder through fastidious management of self-image. These bourgeois dandies' agenda resonates as powerfully today as it did in the sixteenth century: one has to dress to impress, and dress to impress they did. The Schwarzes recorded their sartorial triumphs as well as failures in life in a series of portraits by illuminists over 60 years, which have been comprehensively reproduced in full color for the first time. These exquisite illustrations are accompanied by the Schwarzes' fashion-focussed yet at times deeply personal captions, which render the pair the world's first fashion bloggers and pioneers of everyday portraiture. The First Book of Fashion demonstrates how dress � seemingly both ephemeral and trivial � is a potent tool in the right hands. Beyond this, it colorfully recaptures the experience of Renaissance life and reveals the importance of clothing to the aesthetics and every day culture of the period. Historians Ulinka Rublack's and Maria Hayward's insightful commentaries create an unparalleled portrait of sixteenth-century dress that is both strikingly modern and thorough in its description of a true Renaissance fashionista's wardrobe. This first English translation also includes a bespoke pattern by TONY award-winning costume designer and dress historian Jenny Tiramani, from which readers can recreate one of Schwarz's most elaborate and politically significant outfits.

Queen Elizabeth's Wardrobe Unlock'd


Author: Janet Arnold
Publisher: Maney Pub
ISBN: 9781909662537
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 392
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The vast wardrobe of Queen Elizabeth I is legendary: in her own time some of the richly embroidered gowns were displayed with other treasures to dazzle the eyes of foreign visitors to the Tower of London. The quantity of clothes recorded in the inventories taken in 1600 would seem to suggest sheer vanity, but a survey of work carried out in the Wardrobe of Robes throughout the reign reveals a different picture. It is one of careful organisation and economy. This copiously annotated work is illustrated with photographs of portraits, miniatures, tomb sculptures, engravings, woven textiles and embroideries. Two indexes are provided, the first of paintings, persons, places, and events, while the second, partly a glossary, enables the reader to quickly trace information on fashionable dress and accessories. An invaluable reference for students of the history of dress and embroidery, for social historians, for art historians working in the field of portraiture, and those with a general interest in the period. Case-bound in cloth with dust jacket.

Medieval Tailor's Assistant

Making Common Garments 1200-1500
Author: Sarah Thursfield
Publisher: Crowood
ISBN: 1847975836
Category: History
Page: 224
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A comprehensive guide to making period clothes for re-enactment, living history or theatre. From establishing the date of your outfit, defining the wearer and selecting garments, to measurements, patterns, materials, and methods of construction, you can discover how to make braies, shirts and smocks, cotes, kirtles, doublets, hose, surcotes, cotehardies, gowns, overkirtles, cloaks, children's clothing, a variety of head-wear and accessories.There are over 400 line illustrations, including 121 patterns, as well as historical illustrations and photographs. A comprehensive guide for anyone wishing to reproduce historical dress, for re-enactment, living history displays, drama or personal use. The garments are presented with brief notes on their historical background in three main layers, underwear, main garments and outer garments for men, women and children.There is a section on 'How to use the book' with detailed instructions on techniques, planning and materials. Superbly illustrated with over 400 line illustrations and 121 patterns. Sarah Thursfield is an experienced cutter and dressmaker with a special interest in medieval dress.

Drei Schnittbucher

Three Austrian Master Tailor Books of the 16th Century
Author: Katherine Barich,Marion McNealy
Publisher: Nadel Und Faden Press LLC
ISBN: 9780692472453
Category: Art
Page: 430
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This book contains three 16th century Austrian tailors' guild masterbook manuscripts, or schnittbuch, Nidermayr (1560), Enns and Leonfeldner (1590). These manuscripts were created to help journeyman tailors study and pass the master tailor exam. The original manuscripts have been transcribed and translated into English.

Medieval Costume and How to Recreate It


Author: Dorothy Hartley
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486134326
Category: Antiques & Collectibles
Page: 160
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This unique reference classifies the clothes and accessories of the 12th through 15th centuries along social lines. Garments of every type from the wardrobes of peasants and nobility appear in over 200 period illustrations and patterns.

Fashion in the Time of William Shakespeare

1564–1616
Author: Sarah Jane Downing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1784420123
Category: Design
Page: 72
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Garments and accessories are prominent in almost all of William Shakespeare's plays, from Hamlet and Othello to A Midsummer Night's Dream and Twelfth Night. The statement 'Clothes maketh the man' was one that would have resonated with their audiences: the rise of England's merchant class had made issues of rank central to Elizabethan debate, and a rigid table of sumptuary laws carefully regulated the sorts of fabric and garment worn by the different classes. From the etiquette of courtly dress to the evolution of the Elizabethan ruff, in this vibrant introduction Sarah Jane Downing explores the sartorial world of the late-16th century, why people wore the clothes they did, and how the dizzyingly eclectic range of fashions (including ruffs, rebatos and French farthingales) transformed over time.

Medieval Tailor's Assistant

Common Garments 1100-1480
Author: Sarah Thursfield
Publisher: Crowood
ISBN: 1847978355
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 240
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The Medieval Tailor's Assistant is the standard work for both amateurs and professionals wishing to re-create the clothing of the Medieval era for historical interpretation or drama. This new edition extends its range with details of fitting different figures and many more patterns for main garments and accessories from 1100 to 1480. It includes simple instructions for plain garments, as well as more complex patterns and adaptations for experienced sewers. Advice on planning outfits and materials to use is given along with a range of projects and alternative designs, from undergarments to outer wear. Early and later tailoring methods are also covered within the period. There are clear line drawings, pattern diagrams and layouts and over eighty full-colour photographs that show the garments as working outfits. The garments are presented with brief notes on their historical background in three mainlayers, underwear, main garments and outer garments for men, women and children. There is a section on 'How to use the book' with detailed instructions on techniques, planning, materials and, in particular, cutting methods from 1100. In this new edition there are over 400 line illustrations and a further 80 colour photographs as well as patterns for 151 garments and accessories.

Elizabethan Costume Design and Construction

(The Focal Press Costume Topics Series)
Author: Helen Q Huang
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1136085653
Category: Performing Arts
Page: 240
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Learn how to create historically accurate costumes for Elizabethan period productions with Elizabethan Costume Design and Construction! Extensive coverage of a variety of costumes for both men and women of all social classes will allow you to be prepared for any costuming need, and step-by-step instructions will ensure you have the know-how to design and construct your garments. Get inspired by stunning, hand-drawn renderings of costumes used in real life productions like Mary Stuart as you’re led through the design process. Detailed instructions will allow you to bring your designs to life and create a meticulously constructed costume.

Corsets and Crinolines


Author: Judith Dolan
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351683209
Category: Performing Arts
Page: 190
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In this classic book, Norah Waugh explores the changing shapes of women’s dress from the 1500s to the 1920s. Simple laced bodices became corsets of cane, whalebone and steel, while padding at shoulders and hips gave way to the structures of farthingales, hoops and bustles. Corsets and Crinolines explains the cyclical nature of these fashions, and how waists and skirts changed shape and size through three distinct eras: The 1500s to 1670—farthingales and whaleboned bodies. 1670 to 1800—Stays and hooped petticoats. 1800 to 1925—corsets, crinolines and bustles. Each section describes how these garments originated, how they became popular and how they emerged as central to the fashions of the time. Extracts from diaries, journals, poems and newspapers, as well as over 100 illustrations, demonstrate the variety of these ubiquitous items of clothing throughout modern history. Corsets and Crinolines also contains a wealth of practical notes and resources for today’s costume makers and designers, including: Scaleable patterns for the construction of 25 different bustles, crinolines, corsets, corselets, stays, pocket hoops, hooped petticoats and bodices. Detailed appendices on the manufacture of corsets and crinolines, including farthingales, supports and hooped petticoats. A list of further reading, including costume histories; textile and weaving histories; reconstruction of period clothing; contemporary application of foundational garments; and a list of museums and institutions with period clothing collections, for first-hand study. A glossary of terms and materials.

The Modern Maker

Men's 17th Century Doublets
Author: Mathew Gnagy
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780692264843
Category: Costume
Page: 146
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The Modern Maker: Men's Doublets is the culmination of many years of research into historical tailoring. Traditionally, stage and screen costumers make these garments without the detailed stretching and sculpting that is the trademark of an old-world tailor. After examining surviving garments and analyzing tailor's pattern books from the era, The Modern Maker presents a simple, detailed method for making a doublet from around the year 1618. You will learn pattern making, hand sewing stitches, interior structuring, how to make a simple button from the time period as well as how to make a buttonhole by hand. In this book, you will learn the principles of efficient hand work. You will also see detailed photos of surviving garments displaying the techniques that are taught. Many of these images have never before been seen.

The Other Boleyn Girl (Movie Tie-In)


Author: Philippa Gregory
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1416560602
Category: Fiction
Page: 672
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The daughters of a ruthlessly ambitious family, Mary and Anne Boleyn are sent to the court of Henry VIII to attract the attention of the king, who first takes Mary as his mistress, in which role she bears him an illegitimate son, and then Anne as his wife. Reprint. 250,000 first printing. (A Columbia Pictures film, written by Peter Morgan, directed by Justin Chadwick, releasing Fall 2007, starring Natalie Portman, Scarlett Johansson, Eric Bana, and others) (Historical Fiction)

Elizabethan England


Author: Kathy Elgin
Publisher: Chelsea House Pub
ISBN: 9781604133790
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 64
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Looks at clothing worn by all classes of people in 16th century England.

Dress at the Court of King Henry VIII


Author: Maria Hayward
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351569163
Category: History
Page: 488
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Henry VIII used his wardrobe, and that of his family and household, as a way of expressing his wealth and magnificence. This book encompasses the first detailed study of male and female dress worn at the court of Henry VIII (1509-47) and covers the dress of the king and his immediate family, the royal household and the broader court circle. Henry VIII's wardrobe is set in context by a study of Henry VII's clothes, court and household. ~ ~ As none of Henry VIII's clothes survive, evidence is drawn primarily from the great wardrobe accounts, wardrobe warrants, and inventories, and is interpreted using evidence from narrative sources, paintings, drawings and a small selection of contemporary garments, mainly from European collections. ~ ~ Key areas for consideration include the king's personal wardrobe, how Henry VIII's queens used their clothes to define their status, the textiles provided for the pattern of royal coronations, marriages and funerals and the role of the great wardrobe, wardrobe of the robes and laundry. In addition there is information on the cut and construction of garments, materials and colours, dr given as gifts, the function of livery and the hierarchy of dress within the royal household, and the network of craftsmen working for the court. The text is accompanied by full transcripts of James Worsley's wardrobe books of 1516 and 1521 which provide a brief glimpse of the king's clothes.