IN WHICH our intrepid recreatrix participates in her Very First Online Convention! And also talks about medieval clothing, consumerism and conspicuous consumption, rejects gender essentialism, and pets her cat. Again.
If you’re interested in how to put together a 14th century wardrobe that builds on basics and still allows for a myriad of coordinating outfit possibilities for both the masculine- and feminine-portraying reenactor, you’ve come to the right place!
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If you would like to see more videos by all of the wonderful creators participating in CoCoVid, we have a downloadable, printable program just for you, with links directly to each person’s channel! It can be found here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1kqbv…
IN WHICH our intrepid recreatrix doesn’t actually make any historical clothing, but instead embarks on sewing a wonderfully modern, almost history bounding, absolutely hobbitcore ruffled linen midi-length skirt. Join me as I completely mess up my patterning, interrupt myself multiple times with additional information, and pet my cat a ridiculous amount.
ALSO, I announce some fantastic CoCoVid stuff, including a medieval capsule wardrobe video, a panel on historical costuming through a fantastical lens, several fun hashtag and ribbon-collecting games, and a dedicated one-weekend-only discord server!
IN WHICH our intrepid recreatrix takes a dare (or accepts a challenge, if you want to be pedantic about it) to recreate MEDIEVAL PAJAMAS. The results of this research may scandalize you! (But probably not)