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Kentwell 1578 Costumes Approved

Sign off pictures: we are nearly all signed off and approved for Kentwell 2014 – 1578 . DH There is currently no change from last year. no new items and no adjustments. He is signed off in this. However, if … Continue reading

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man’s plain doublet [Kentwell 1578]

Of course, there is always that last sewing job to be done in a complete rush before Kentwell. This was made every evening in the fortnight leading up to Kentwell and approved on site – this is a bit of … Continue reading

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Kentwell 1578

I am Goodwife Ellen Gardiner, usually living in Lower Melford. My dear goodman Kit is a builder and has work at Melford Hall this year so, having some knowledged of dyestuffs I am working with the dyers at the hall … Continue reading

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Kentwell 2015 [1588] – make and do 1 – kids woollens

This post is actually written March 2015, but as i can’t set up the blog to start with the earliest post so that it makes sense reading the garments in order, I am manipulating the posting times. We have been … Continue reading

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