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housekeeping item: The beautiful stained-glass background
image used here, is courtesy of Kriss Szkurlatowksi. This
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As you can see, the Design Studio was well attended by men and women both! The subject matter was very interesting for sure.
The objective was to learn about the era, so we could begin designing in our minds, what we would wear to the Tudor Family Reunion, SITU's Winter Event in January, 2011.
spoke about each of the garments she brought with her.
Here are close-up images of the items...
On this garment, Miss Karen had created extensive beadwork on both the dress body, as well as the stomacher ("v"-shaped piece which is the front of the bodice top) in green, accented in intricate design.
Miss Karen has used a wonderful gold braid.
This gown has a great flourish pattern all over the fabric!
Miss Karen explained that she
constructed her gowns with detachable sleeves. They can be
tied onto the garment in the shoulder area.
As you can see, Miss Karen has the class spellbound!
Miss Karen's beadwork is amazing. She uses the very small to the very large beads, creating amazing texture and interest on a costume!
Miss Karen shows us the details of the large, beaded embellishments intended for the stomacher she is building.
Here, one of the classmates turns
over the embellishment
This class has been SO
interesting and has definitely
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Updated Jan. 10, 2010