I am not made of rectangles.

Realization I had yesterday: I am not made of rectangles. Wait, hear me out. “Rectangular construction conserves fabric” is the best thing I’ve ever heard about this technique. And it is not true. No, seriously, hear me out. Rectangular construction results in very little waste fabric — meaning the stuff that gets left on the […]

My First Camisa, sort of

I have officially begun work on my first (sort of) camisa. Camisa – (Spanish) Chemise, smock, undertunic, shift. Modern: slip, camisole. The white garment that goes under all the other garments in a medieval outfit, protecting the visible garments from sweat and body oils so that they last longer. Generally made with undyed white linen. […]