Making A Medieval Shift as Sleepwear

Crafting Outside the Lines

I’ve started to make things to wear, either through sewing, knitting or crocheting, that actually fit me, and do what I want my clothes to do. I’m also interested in improving my sewing skills in general, and enjoy making things by hand, including hand sewing.

Over the past few months, since I found them on YouTube, I’ve been obsessed by artists who make historical costumes from the undergarments to the final flourishes and bows. Most of these folks start with a set of patterns in a book, or draft or drape their…