Making Herjolfsnes 39 from Medieval Garments Reconstructed as an everyday ‘historybounding’ dress in yellow linen.
You’re out for a walk in Medieval costumes, and you only get halfway down the (admittedly very long driveway) and someone’s shoe decides to bite the dust. And then, like an absolute chucklehead, instead of getting her to stand there awkwardly on one foot while someone runs back to the house for backup shoes, you suggest that you should form a litter and carry her back to a handy log to sit on.
I’ve been in love with second-half-of-the-14th century fashion ever since 2015, when I made my first 1360s gown. Here’s a look at how I made my second one, with lots of photographs.