I've been drooling over Eran ud Turan's sumptuous Sogdian reenactment for a few years now and decided now was as good a time as any to jump on the bandwagon. This is my first attempt at Sogdian women's clothing so it's not the best recreation, but it's a place to start.
I made a hat.
An update on the (slightly fantastical) Viking gown for the sister. And a clarification of it's general lack of historical evidence.
The sister (who lives far away) is coming with me to an east coast coronation in April and needs something to wear. So (slightly fantastical) Viking it is.
Making a tunic using rectangular construction is a relatively easy process. For the presentation, click here: Medieval Home Companion - tunics My Sources: T-Tunics the Period WayTunics the Period Way http://www.forest.gen.nz/Medieval/articles/Tunics/TUNICS.HTML Viking/Norse Underdress http://viking.snapshotstacy.com/underdress.html Introduction to Garb http://www.virtue.to/articles/in_depth_garb.html Introduction to SCA Clothing http://thehoodedhare.com/clothing_intro.htm If you need adobe reader, click here: https://get.adobe.com/reader/