The Shadow of My Hand: Flower print jacket and a take on 18th century styling

I made a new century jacket this week, mainly because I wanted to have something new to wear at Isokyrö century fair.

The kirtle was a garment that supported the bust and created the correct silhouette for the period.

The kirtle was a garment that supported the bust and created the correct silhouette for the period. - This is a great simple design for a peasant or artisan level citizen in Tudor England!

Godey's Fashion Plate - c1860 - ""EARLY SUMMER COSTUME"" - H-C Lithograph

Godey's Fashion Plate - c1860 - "EARLY SUMMER COSTUME" - H-C Lithograph

Godey's Fashion Plate - c1860 - ""EARLY SUMMER COSTUME"" - H-C Lithograph

I'm fascinated by working-class historical clothes.  This one is 18th century. (Before the Automobile blog, please click through, she's an amazing seamstress!)

I'm fascinated by working-class historical clothes. This one is century but good for referencing

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