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MAYBE I CAN MAKE MY OWN MEDIEVAL OUTFIT?

MAYBE I CAN MAKE MY OWN MEDIEVAL OUTFIT????? 
 If you have you ever asked yourself this question you may just find this Blog helpful. 

With The Abbey Medieval Festival on the near horizon the subject of “What do I wear?” is spoken by many. There are a few different ways this can be addressed.

 HIRE ONE? 
 Most of the time, Hire Costumes are just that, Costumes. Authentic Medieval Garments are indeed a rarity at Costume Hire outlets. If you want to hire, your best bet is to contact your local theatre companies.

Medieval Tunics

Period Pattern No 16
Tunics have been worn throughout Europe since earliest recorded history. Depending on the location and which century, the garment had many different names and variations but to keep this as brief as possible I will refer to them all as ‘Tunics’. 
 The practicality of this garment, combined with ease of construction and utilisation of precious fabric or furs, made it extremely popular by the 1st Century A.D. The basic rectangular shapes were used to create a garment that would range from hip to ankle length for men and ankle to floor length for women.
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