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« on: September 04, 2008 03:36:03 PM »

So Labor day weekend was the last day of the Bristol Renaissance Fair and I had made some stuff for my husband and I to wear to it.  I started on these at about 6pm Friday so we could wear them when we left at 7 am Saturday. 

I made the shirt and coat for my husband and the shirt, overcoat, skirt, underskirt, head wrap, and purse/pouch for myself.




that's my dad in the middle (Mom made dads vest and shirt)


Mom and I with Miss Ettie, one of the performers at the fair (mom made her own outfit)

I never thought to take pictures, so luckily mom had a couple for me to use.

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« Reply #1 on: September 04, 2008 04:49:22 PM »

You're sure ambitious!  They look great!
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« Reply #2 on: September 04, 2008 07:00:09 PM »

Oh, huzzah for Miss Ettie! She's always so cheerful.

Your costumes look absolutely fantastic! I especially love your overcoat, and your husband's coat.
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« Reply #3 on: September 05, 2008 07:58:28 AM »

I love the costumes.  I tend to dream about the renaissance era.  Id love to live in that era, the clothes, the way they lived.  Oh sure I wouldnt want to live that way forever, i mean technology, and health services wise it wouldnt like it.  But wouldnt it be nice to escape this downward spiral of society that we now live in. 
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« Reply #4 on: September 05, 2008 09:01:48 AM »

My garb never turned out that nice.  Love it!!
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« Reply #5 on: September 05, 2008 10:28:18 AM »

Thank you everyone!  I am happy with the way they turned out. 

I wish I weren't a procrastinator and had spent more than 8 hours on these outfits.  And my only other issue is they don't make patterns large enough for me in this pattern, so I had to figure out how to add about 6 dress sizes onto the largest pattern size I could find.  (Yes I am a very full figured gal.

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« Reply #6 on: September 05, 2008 10:44:10 AM »

Very nice job!  You all look great.
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« Reply #7 on: September 06, 2008 05:09:23 PM »

those turned out beautiful. I love ren faires Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: July 15, 2009 10:55:05 AM »

Huzzah!Looks great on you guys.
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