a custom wedding gown for Kassidy.. more photos here: http://gibbousfashions.com/news.php/?p=1812#comments
Closeup of buttons and buttonholes on cotehardie, intended to have been worn by 14th Century burgess woman. More photos, info & pattern available [in Swedish] @ Historiska världar
kirtle - buttons on the bottom edge
15th century waisted kirtle.. i tihnk i already pinned this... oh well!
Master of the Life of the Virgin, The Birth of the Virgin (1470). Front-laced kirtles w/waistseams. [source = Marie-Chantal Cadieux]
Festive Attyre: The Zen of Spiral Lacing -- A guide to spiral lacing, which was more common historically than the criss-cross lacing we're used to today.
This shows correct placement of eyelets for spiral lacing.
Tons of free Medieval patterns!!!! miniprojects1 [licensed for non-commercial use only] / Medieval
A crown is worn over the roll. The headdress is worn over loose hair. The roll is pearled and has a brooch in the front. Image from David Aubert's "Renaud de Montauban"
Hennin with Padded roll headress with purple veil. Stunning. Burgundian perfection