Clothing the Elite

Creating the Elizabethan image involves lots of people engaged in all sorts of activities. From those who grind pigments in order to manufacture period┬ámakeup, to laundresses standing knee deep in the stream beating and pummelling linen, our members demonstrate the numerous complex processes that…

A Counter Blast to Machine Sewing – Comments by a 16th Century Tailor

This article was originally written by Mark Goodman on behalf of The Tudor Group for the magazine Echoes Of The Past. It was in response to comments about the impracticality of attempting to accurately reproduce period clothing in re-enactment and the preference for machine…