The Medieval Tailor's Assistant : Common Garments 1100-1480

The Medieval Tailor's Assistant : Common Garments 1100-1480

Description

The Medieval Tailor's Assistant is the standard work for both amateurs and professionals wishing to re-create the clothing of Medieval England 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.


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Details

Author(s)
Sarah Thursfield
Format
Paperback | 240 pages
Dimensions
17 x 297 x 15.24mm | 890g
Publication date
13 May 2015
Publisher
The Crowood Press Ltd
Publication City/Country
Ramsbury, United Kingdom
Language
English
Edition
New edition
Edition Statement
New edition
Illustrations note
400 black & white illustrations and 80 colour photographs and 151 patterns
ISBN10
1847978347
ISBN13
9781847978349
Bestsellers rank
198,651