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
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.
Period Pattern No 16
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’.
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.