How to Begin Your Historical Costuming Journey (whilst carving a turnip because happy Hallowe'en)

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Shared September 28, 2018

Put the kettle on, grab yourself a snack and join me for a little sunset chat about beginning your journey into historical costuming.
Bonus points if you bring along a turnip.

Some things referenced:
‘Patterns of Fashion’ by Janet Arnold. Currently available are volumes 1-4, with volume 5 forthcoming from the School of Historical Dress (preorder at shop.theschoolofhistoricaldress.org.uk/?product_cat=books)

The School of Historical Dress in general: www.theschoolofhistoricaldress.org.uk

Costume College: www.costumecollege.net

The New York Public Library: https://www.nypl.org/


MUSIC:
‘The Closing of Summer’ by Asher Fulero, YouTube Audio Library

Prelude No. 21 by Chris Zabriskie is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/...)
Source: http://chriszabriskie.com/preludes/
Artist: http://chriszabriskie.com/

Evening Fall Harp by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/...)
Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-...
Artist: http://incompetech.com/

Evening Fall Piano by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/...)
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Artist: http://incompetech.com/

The Temperature of the Air on the Bow of the Kaleetan by Chris Zabriskie is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/...)
Source: http://chriszabriskie.com/uvp/
Artist: http://chriszabriskie.com/

Lamentation by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/...)
Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-...
Artist: http://incompetech.com/

Enchanted Journey by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/...)
Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-...
Artist: http://incompetech.com/

FairyTale Waltz by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/...)
Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-...
Artist: http://incompetech.com/

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