Category Archives: Ethereal Seamstress

Ethereal Seamstress runs Feb-March 2021

Day 1-Project Ingredients (for lack for better term)

Day 1-post a picture of the things you are using for your project. I went with the big items that will make the full outfit. I didn’t think I needed to include needles, pins and such. From top to bottom: … Continue reading

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Go West, Young Slav: Loading the Cart (Check-in #1)

Hello again! I had plans to do more today than actually happened, but I spent most of the day video chatting with distant friends. But I did at least do a little! It was only cutting the two main panels … Continue reading

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27 February 2021 – Where I am starting from

As I mentioned I play 11th-12th century Britain with the ocassional Chiton to wear when the weather is stupid hot and muggy. As such I had no Tudor-era appropriate underpinnings going into this. During February I did the following prep … Continue reading

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Introductions and such

Greetings! I’m Anne deBasillion. I’ve been in the SCA for about 6 years and have been making garb since the beginning. Not historically accurate (HA) garb mind you. I won’t share pics of my first or even second garb – … Continue reading

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27 February 2021 – or What Was I Thinking?!?!?!

Hello fellow contestants, managers, judges and others. I have reached the point in this project where I am wondering what the HECK I was thinking by signing up! Yes, I am away it is only Day 1 – but in … Continue reading

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Cutting my fabric

Today I got a late start because of the late night nailbinding. I got my underdess and apron dress and jorvik hood and Skjodehamn hood cut out and I am ready to sew. My underdess and apron dress is made … Continue reading

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Nailbinding Socks

I worked hard teaching myself to nailbind the last 3 weeks. I choose the Oslo Stitch and used Lots of Socks by Larry Schmitt and Nailbinding by Nusse Mellgren as well as every you tube video out there. In my … Continue reading

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Golden (C-R-S) Sewers – the pieces

The sewers on this team are Gwynnyd (dress and model) and Catherine-Aimée (hat maker). Between us we have nearly a century in the SCA. We are both peers, but Pelicans not Laurels. Our home group is the Barony of the … Continue reading

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Ethereal Seamstress Challenge Day #1: The Proposed Result and Its Example in Period

Good morning, gentlefolk. Three weeks ago, this Castellana Vieja (Castilian Crone) reached the venerable age of 60 without consistently trying her hand at sewing. So I enter this competition to have some fresher wardrobe once this plaga maldita has run … Continue reading

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Late 15th Century French Outfit

Greetings! I am Kitta Refr, and I hail from the Barony of Rivenoak in the Kingdom of the West. I am entering into the Advanced category, and my entry is a late 15th century French outfit based on those worn … Continue reading

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