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This is the area pertaining to Costuming, Clothing and Sewing of the Medieval through Elizabethan eras. Please click on the files you wish to FTP. You may need to issue a File Save command on your system to save the file.

File Name -- Description (Date Last Modified - Size)

----------> FAQ <--------

  • Costume.Faq
  • Frequently asked questions about Costuming (11/18/97 - 28485)

    ----------> General <--------

  • 10commdt.Txt
  • Garb Commandments for the Renfaire (6/12/99 - 2790)
  • Aftrfash.Txt
  • Lavolta Press - AFTER A FASHION Costuming Book, THE EDWARDIAN MODISTE Costuming Book, THE VOICE OF FASHION Costuming Book (8/24/98 - 3864)
  • Authentk.Txt
  • On "Conceptual Authenticity" by Stephen Whitis (6/20/93 - 3950)
  • Basicsew.Txt
  • How To Make Basic Tunic & Pants (3/17/93 - 2540)
  • Chitons.Txt
  • 2 Different Ways of Making a Greek Chiton (4/20/94 - 5981)
  • Classlow.Txt
  • Lower Class & Lower-Middle Class Dress (8/24/92 - 8907)
  • Clothing.Txt
  • Renaissance Era Dress-1450 to 1600 (8/22/92 - 40877)
  • Corsetry.Txt
  • A Payre of Bodys-How To Make Tudor Corsetry (8/19/92 - 8935)
  • Cotehard.Txt
  • The Shoulderless Cotehardie (1/12/94 - 14411)
  • Cotton.Txt
  • What Cotton is & How it's Grown (9/22/93 - 9289)
  • Courts.Zip
  • GIF/TXT Various Court dress Man/Woman, 1525 to 1542 (11/17/93 - 86406)
  • Dictnary.Txt
  • Glossary of Garment Styles and Definitions (2/4/92 - 15524)
  • Dlsshops.Txt
  • Fabric Shops in Dallas, TX (3/9/94 - 2633)
  • Eradress.Txt
  • Dress of the Byzantine, Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance & Baroque Eras (9/23/93 - 9613)
  • Fulling.Txt
  • Discussion of Wool Felt Fulling (11/19/93 - 3002)
  • Furs.Txt
  • Description of Furs used in Garments (7/7/92 - 23957)
  • Garb_not.Txt
  • What is NOT considered Garb (Humorous) (9/9/93 - 1660)
  • Histgarb.Txt
  • Historical Mention of Period Garb (10/27/93 - 3215)
  • Kiltfold.Txt
  • On authenticity of Kilt folding (1/31/97 - 1245)
  • La-shops.Txt
  • LA Garment District: a Shopping Guide (1/13/94 - 4325)
  • Lace.Txt
  • Using Today's Lace for Yesterday's Garb by Lara the Lacemaker (12/14/98 - 7227)
  • Leather.Txt
  • How Leather is Produced (9/22/93 - 8680)
  • Mdwed.Txt
  • Maryland Renaissance Festival Wedding Info (11/1/95 - 7289)
  • Peasants.Zip
  • GIF/TXT Various Peasant dress (11/17/93 - 41164)
  • Pprdolls.Zip
  • GIF Paperdoll format for Female Costuming (12/2/93 - 62186)
  • Prbodies.Txt
  • Discussion on Bodice How-to's (8/11/93 - 8224)
  • Quilt.Txt
  • Excerpts from various sources on the Craft of Quilting (6/1/93 - 29683)
  • Readme.Txt
  • Collection of Addresses for Hard-to-find Items (2/18/98 - 8759)
  • Romcstm.Txt
  • Romany Costuming and Garb (10/13/99 - 11037)
  • Russian.Txt
  • Russian Woman's Clothing - An Active Hypothesis (2/3/98 - 13119)
  • Serger.Txt
  • Suggestions for Purchasing a Serger (1/12/94 - 1317)
  • Sewhist1.Txt
  • History of the Dress 1500-1550 England (2/4/92 - 9745)
  • Silk.Txt
  • What Silk is & How it's Produced (2/1/94 - 18927)
  • Smocks01.Txt
  • Women's Smock of the late 16th Century (1/25/93 - 8043)
  • Spinweve.Txt
  • On Spinning & Weaving (9/22/93 - 11469)
  • Sumtuary.Txt
  • Sumptuary Laws during Henry VIII reign (8/18/93 - 3900)
  • Supliers.Txt
  • A list of Costuming Suppliers around the country (10/24/95 - 8146)
  • Tartans.Txt
  • What Makes An Authentic Tartan? (10/8/93 - 3455)
  • Walebone.Txt
  • Historical Progression of the Whaleboned Body (8/18/92 - 8393)
  • Weaving.Txt
  • Beginners' Primer on Card Weaving (1/25/93 - 11677)
  • Weaving2.Txt
  • Another Primer on Card Weaving (10/20/93 - 27324)
  • Wool.Txt
  • How Wool is Produced (9/22/93 - 17018)
  • Yardages.Txt
  • Suggested Yardages for Costuming (8/18/92 - 4010)

    ----------> Pictures <--------

  • Armorer.Gif
  • Woodblock Armour (10/19/93 - 49381)
  • Armorwkr.Gif
  • Woodblock Armour (10/19/93 - 46304)
  • Astronom.Gif
  • Woodblock Astronomer (10/19/93 - 49442)
  • Bagmaker.Gif
  • Woodblock Bag maker (10/19/93 - 48978)
  • Baker.Gif
  • Woodblock Baker (10/19/93 - 43494)
  • Barber.Gif
  • Woodblock Barber (10/19/93 - 49423)
  • Basinmkr.Gif
  • Woodblock Basin maker (10/19/93 - 45531)
  • Bathouse.Gif
  • Woodblock Bath House Scene (10/19/93 - 48069)
  • Bellfoun.Gif
  • Woodblock Bell Foundry Scene (10/19/93 - 47936)
  • Bellmkr.Gif
  • Woodblock Bell maker (10/19/93 - 56165)
  • Beltmake.Gif
  • Woodblock Belt maker (10/19/93 - 55558)
  • Bishop.Gif
  • Woodblock Bishop (10/19/93 - 47984)
  • Blacksmi.Gif
  • Woodblock Blacksmith (10/19/93 - 49631)
  • Blockctr.Gif
  • Woodblock Block cutter (10/19/93 - 48267)
  • Bookbind.Gif
  • Woodblcok Book binder (10/19/93 - 48303)
  • Cavalier.Gif
  • GIF typical cavalier dress (7/18/95 - 47170)
  • Doublet.Gif
  • GIF Doublet pattern (7/18/95 - 32975)
  • Journade.Gif
  • GIF typical use of journade (7/18/95 - 185152)
  • Kirtle.Gif
  • GIF typical use of kirtle (7/18/95 - 28236)
  • Kirtle2.Gif
  • GIF Kirtle pattern (7/18/95 - 28230)
  • Surcoat.Gif
  • GIF Surcoat/Journade pattern (7/18/95 - 27533)
    Total Text Files for this area 41

    Total Graphic Files for this area 21

    Total Compressed Files for this area 3

    Total MulitMedia Files for this area 0


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