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What Serk?

So I need a dress to go under the apron dress. I think this is known as a “serk”.

For my 15th century smocks I make them very similar to the below diagram: 407 more words


What Resource?

So I’ve started work on my mock-up ‘apron-dress’ before starting on my good fabric.

Yes, I went for a pretty herringbone, but following on from my… 284 more words


Where's that Found?

While researching I’ve come across a lot of people referring to their gear by the burial it was based upon. I need to get used to seeing this and recognising the time and place it is from. 87 more words


Headcovering Research

From what I read women may have covered their heads, or may not have. They had to cover their heads once married, but didn’t have to. 121 more words


I'm going Viking!

I’m a 15th century re-enactor, I’ve made historical clothing reproductions and costumes from post 15th century, but have never made or really researched anything before the 15th century. 328 more words


Creating an impression: 82nd Airborne, Italy 1943-44

This is part of a new series, written by contributors outside of Vintage Airsoft itself (though I am sure I and some friends will have to do some of our own as well). 1,783 more words


Colonial Days at Fort de Chartres

Our family’s annual weekend event of 18th century re-enacting has come and gone by as of the weekend before, but I added some advancements and additions to our outfits worthy to share.  773 more words