The Lady Adventurer

Costuming shenanigans

Shifts for Kentwell

| April 27, 2013

One of the most important things I’m going to need for Kentwell is new shifts.  I only have two that I like at the moment, and both of them have blackwork which is too posh for the kitchen.  Kentwell says you can either do a round neck with a slit or a square neck and [...]

I’m In!

| April 5, 2013

Kentwell, here I come!  (and let the sewing commence…)   Sarah

New Coif!

| April 2, 2013

I’m working on a new coif!  What the heck is a coif, you say?  A coif is an item of renaissance headwear. It’s made of linen, and a lot of the surviving examples are heavily embroidered.  Personally, I think that most coifs probably weren’t embroidered, but that no one cared to save the plain ones [...]

New Things!

| March 31, 2013

So!  It is POSSIBLE (but not yet for sure) that I’m going to be doing a cool living history thing this summer!  Essentially, the Great Dickens Christmas Faire has set up an exchange with Kentwell Hall in England.  Some of their people come over and participate in Dickens, and some of us get to go [...]

I’m a bad blogger…

| March 28, 2013

Yeah, sorry about that.  I haven’t fallen off the face of the Earth, I swear!  And I’ve been sewing, too!  I just… forget to take pictures.  I’m not a very photogenic human, so it doesn’t occur to me to get a picture.  And then I go, “Oh!  I should update!”  But then there’s no pictures, [...]